Research project:

Lean organization of the enterprise - chances and snags introducing lean production in Rhineland-Palatinate


To what extent do new forms of Lean Organization contribute to surmount the economic structural crisis in Rhineland-Palatinate? Research is focused on the identification of central issues of change towards Lean Organization, thereby supporting modernization and improvement of competitiveness.

Applied to selected enterprises, a combined quantitative and qualitative survey is used to analyze the primary factors restraining and promoting organizational change in terms of specifics in enterprise, classification of size, and line of business.


Department of Sociology