Industrial Management
Implementation of Six Sigma DMAIC methodology for increasing the competitiveness of SMEs in Ethiopia

A. Y. Ali

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2021, , Pages 1-8

  Six Sigma has gained wide acceptance as an improvement methodology to enhance the organization competitiveness in market. For SMEs building a competitive advantage is a difficult task. Changes in the economic environment affect the way such entities perceive factors which could help them not only survive ...  Read More

Industrial Management
Presentation and implementation multi-objective mathematical models to balance the assembly line

E. Shadkam; F. Ghavidel

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2021, , Pages 56-66

  The use of assembly lines is one of the important approaches in mass production of industrial products. Imbalance of assembly lines increases cycle time and idle times, resulting in reduced production rates, line efficiency, and increased system costs, which ultimately lead to low productivity. A hybrid ...  Read More

Industrial Management
Excessive sound noise risk assessment in textile mills of an Ethiopian-Kombolcha textile industry share company

M. A. Ejigu

Volume 8, Issue 2 , June 2019, , Pages 105-114

  In countries like Ethiopia, the textile industries are facing a big problem of sound noise pollution. In these countries, the industrial hearing conservation program is not yet clearly developed. Thus, characterizing excessive noise pollutions in textile industries have been the aim of this research ...  Read More

Industrial Management
Cloud manufacturing: from a concept to a way for being lean

A. Hassanzadeh; S. M. Razavi; A. Mohaghar; M. Houshmand; H. Safari

Volume 7, Issue 2 , September 2018, , Pages 206-223

  Today, a production enterprise cannot survive without using computer-based machines. Nevertheless, not all enterprises have enough money to invest in such manufacturing resources. On the other hand, handling the resource or providing appropriate platform is not easy at all. For companies, Cloud-based ...  Read More

Case studies in industry and services
Evaluating the Implementation of Strategies in Plants Using Balanced Scorecard (BSC): A Case Study

M. Nikkhah; A. Nikkhah; A. Afsahi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , March 2017, , Pages 39-50

  The main purpose of the present paper is to investigate the implementation of strategies in Neka Power Plant Management Company using Balanced Scorecard. For this purpose, it is necessary that the aspects of financial, customer, internal process development and learning BSC in electric power generating ...  Read More