Lean Implementation in Jordanian Pharmaceutical Industry: The Case of Hikma Company

Emad Ahmed, Walid Saleh, Yasmeen Khashman


The purpose of this paper was to investigate the effect of lean practices on productivity at process industries; the case of Hikma Pharmaceutical Company.  A quantitative approach based on survey questionnaire was used to evaluate the impact of lean tools on productivity. The paper showed that visual management, 5S, and work standards had a significant impact on productivity, whereas, waste reduction did not have a significant effect.

Keywords: Lean practices, productivity, pharmaceutical industry.

DOI: 10.7176/EJBM/13-10-08

Publication date:May 31st 2021

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