Regional Economics: Theory and Practice

Lean manufacturing at the enterprises of a regional innovation cluster

Vol. 16, Iss. 11, NOVEMBER 2018

Received: 22 August 2018

Received in revised form: 5 September 2018

Accepted: 20 September 2018

Available online: 16 November 2018


JEL Classification: M11, O32, P51

Pages: 2108–2120

Fedos'kina L.A. National Research Ogarev Mordovia State University (MRSU), Saransk, Republic of Mordovia, Russian Federation

Subject This article discusses the application of the Lean Culture concept to increase the competitiveness of a regional innovation cluster.
Objectives The article aims to theoretically justify the key aspects of the Lean Culture concept implementation at the enterprises of innovation cluster.
Methods For the study, I used the methods of logical, cause-and-effect, comparative, functional, and graphical analyses, generalization, and the indicative approach.
Results The article offers a developed original approach to the indicative estimation of the performance of lean production systems.
Conclusions The Lean Culture concept application by participants of the innovation cluster can help increase the competitiveness of the region on the whole.

Keywords: system, lean production, regional innovation cluster


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