Identification of Serious Success Factors to Implement Lean Manufacturing in Indian Middle Scale Industries
S. Gunasekharan1, D. Elangovan2, M. Maheswari3

1S. Gunasekharan, Professor, Malla Reddy Engineering College (A), Secunderabad (Telangana), India.
2D. Elangovan, Professor, PSG Institute of Technology & Applied Research, Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), India.
3M. Maheswari, Professor, Malla Reddy Engineering College (A), Secunderabad (Telangana), India.
Manuscript received on 06 February 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 28 March 2019 | Manuscript Published on 28 April 2019 | PP: 49-52 | Volume-7 Issue-5C February 2019 | Retrieval Number: E10130275C19/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: The MSMEs are acknowledged as the heart of economic development of a country. The MSMEs are struggling a lot to withstand in the globalized market without adopting the pioneering move towards in their work. To increase the efficiency of the organization and eliminate wastes, it is proposed to implement lean manufacturing. It acts as one of the tool to make a company to sustain. To implement this tool, there are lots of problems faced by the companies. Thus the factors which turn as the barriers to implement lean in middle scale manufacturing is recognized through the real time field study with well-defined form and views from the lean advisors. The top 11 serious success issues such as durable management and headship, confrontation to change or institute philosophy, worker faith, services and knowledge, financial abilities, active communication, recital measures, education and training, planning and strategy, thinking growth and customer focus are identified as the barriers to contrivance lean in middle scale industries.
Keywords: MSMEs, Lean Manufacturing, Serious Success Factors.
Scope of the Article: Advanced Manufacturing Technologies