International Journal of Production Research volume 57, issue 5, P1590-1605 2018 DOI: 10.1080/00207543.2018.1494391 View full text
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Arnaud Stimec, François Grima

Abstract: The purpose of this research is to understand the impact of implementing continuous improvement upon the occupational stress of employees within the framework of Lean management. The outcomes of empirical research mobilizing a mixed methodology proves that continuous improvement can help attenuate stress levels, whilst achieving or surpassing economic performance objectives, if its implementation means an effective and satisfactory participation by both employees as well as by management. Conversely, when ther…

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