Challenges in Implementing Quality Lean Management Techniques in Tanzania Projects Dar es Salaam.

Emmanuel , Ricky Josse (2015) Challenges in Implementing Quality Lean Management Techniques in Tanzania Projects Dar es Salaam. Masters thesis, The Open University Of Tanzania.

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Abstract

The point aim of this study was to assess the challenges in implementing quality lean management in Tanzania projects. With regard to the study objectives this study was conducted with the intention of comparing the challenges facing private sector and public sector in implementing lean management in their projects, where by a researcher used Ilala municipal and TANESCO as a public sector while Coca cola kwanza limited and SBC Limited as private sector in Dar es Salaam region. This study was conducted in Dar es Salaam. Data were collected using interview, observations, questionnaire and documentary review. Both purposive sampling and Simple Random Sampling procedures were used. A sample of 90 respondents was used. Data were analyzed using descriptive and content analysis. The study finds that factors such as strategies used to engage staffs in lean management, respondents awareness on the concept and application of lean management as well as challenges which hinders implementation of lean management and strategies used to engage staffs in the application of lean management were considered since they prove to be validity for the improvement in application of lean management in Tanzania projects. However the study rejected that time commitment from all those involved as well as additional funding to implement lean management and shortage of staffs as the main challenges, which led to the failure of organization in implementing lean management in their projects.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 600 Technology > 658 Gerneral management
Divisions: Faculty of Business Management > Department of Leadership and Governance
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2016 10:50
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2016 10:50
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1190

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