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Lean concept application in production business

Nedeljko Štefanić ; Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, Department of Industrial engineering, University of Zagreb, Ivana Lučića 1, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Nikola Gjeldim ; Fakultet elektrotehnike strojarstva i brodogradnje, Sveučilište u Splitu, Ruđera Boškovića b.b., 21000 Split, Croatia
Tonči Mikac ; Tehnički fakultet sveučilišta u Rijeci, Sveučilište u Rijeci, Vukovarska 58, 51000 Rijeka, Croatia

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APA 6th Edition
Štefanić, N., Gjeldim, N. & Mikac, T. (2010). Lean concept application in production business. Tehnički vjesnik, 17 (3), 353-356. Retrieved from
MLA 8th Edition
Štefanić, Nedeljko, et al. "Lean concept application in production business." Tehnički vjesnik, vol. 17, no. 3, 2010, pp. 353-356. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.
Chicago 17th Edition
Štefanić, Nedeljko, Nikola Gjeldim and Tonči Mikac. "Lean concept application in production business." Tehnički vjesnik 17, no. 3 (2010): 353-356.
Štefanić, N., Gjeldim, N., and Mikac, T. (2010). 'Lean concept application in production business', Tehnički vjesnik, 17(3), pp. 353-356. Available at: (Accessed 21 October 2021)
Štefanić N, Gjeldim N, Mikac T. Lean concept application in production business. Tehnički vjesnik [Internet]. 2010 [cited 2021 October 21];17(3):353-356. Available from:
N. Štefanić, N. Gjeldim and T. Mikac, "Lean concept application in production business", Tehnički vjesnik, vol.17, no. 3, pp. 353-356, 2010. [Online]. Available: [Accessed: 21 October 2021]

Strong competition and continuously changing market demands require constant change and improvements of a company’s business. For production companies, it is very important to keep their production processes efficient by constantly improving them. In this paper the production management process approach is presented, as well as the fundamentals of Lean production. Value stream mapping has proved as one of the efficient tools for the analysis of production. Application of this tool for the analysis of waste in production process is presented in the case study.

Lean management; process efficiency; production processes; value stream mapping

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