M. K. Abbasi,A. S. Jamali,Q. B. Jamali,Q. A. Kazi,S. M. Ghoto,S. Bhangwar,



Manufacturing efficiency,Lean manufacturing models,Small and medium enterprises,Six Sigma,Poka Yoke,Total Productive Maintenance,


Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are the foundation of every major economy in the world. The majority of these industries are fighting for survival in a hostile climate. In the SMEs sector, the Lean models have been implemented with an emphasis on economic efficiency. The various Lean Models are used in SMEs as well as in large Industries. The Lean Models are considered for the improvement of company performance which includes production, productivity, inventory, raw material, quality, and customer satisfaction. therefore, in this research work which lean models are being implemented in SMEs of Sindh was investigated. The survey questionnaires were distributed amongst 70 SMEs of  Sindh based on Six Sigma, 5S, Green Manufacturing, Kaizen, Poka Yoke, TPM, TQM, SCM, Standardize of Work lean models. The results conclude that 5's and Standardize of work are mostly implemented about 87.5% & 72.9% as compared to the other models. whereas PokaYoke Model and Total Product Management Model are considered as least implemented the model in SMEs with 18.6% and 10%. Moreover, in terms of location, Hyderabad seems highly impacted region in Lean Model Implementation


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