Document Type

Conference Paper

Publication Date

2003

Publication Title

2003 ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings

Pages

8.422.1-8.422.8

Conference Name

2003 ASEE Annual Conference, Nashville Tennessee

Abstract

Lean Manufacturing is quickly becoming a philosophy adopted by manufacturer's through out the world to cut out waste and improve productivity. Lean is a people-centric philosophy, which focuses on changing the work-culture within an organization and across the supply chain. Thus, training the work force in lean principles is a major part of any lean implementation. This paper presents the development of a lean training program for the Apprentice School at Northrop Grumman Newport News. The instructional pedagogy relies on both classroom instruction and hands-on simulation activity to relay lean concepts to students. The training program is being incorporated into the curriculum at the Apprentice School of Northrop Grumman and at Old Dominion University.

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"ASEE holds the copyright on this document. It may be read by the public free of charge. Authors may archive their work on personal websites or in institutional repositories with the following citation: © 2003 American Society for Engineering Education. Other scholars may excerpt or quote from these materials with the same citation. When excerpting or quoting from Conference Proceedings, authors should, in addition to noting the ASEE copyright, list all the original authors and their institutions and name the host city of the conference. - Last updated April 1, 2015"

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"ASEE holds the copyright on this document. It may be read by the public free of charge. Authors may archive their work on personal websites or in institutional repositories with the following citation: © 2003 American Society for Engineering Education. Other scholars may excerpt or quote from these materials with the same citation. When excerpting or quoting from Conference Proceedings, authors should, in addition to noting the ASEE copyright, list all the original authors and their institutions and name the host city of the conference. - Last updated April 1, 2015"

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