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Value Stream Mapping in New Product Introduction – A Case Study at Ericsson
KTH, School of Industrial Engineering and Management (ITM), Industrial Economics and Management (Dept.).
KTH, School of Industrial Engineering and Management (ITM), Industrial Economics and Management (Dept.), Industrial Economics and Management (Div.).
2012 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Today, companies have to redesign and improve their operational performance to cope with the market competition. While research related to organizational improvements has focused on applications of value stream mapping in mass production plants, it is unclear whether value steam mapping can be applied in new product introduction organizations. This thesis strives to generate and describe a customized value stream mapping tool adapted to manage twofold customer value within new product introduction environments, processes that construct products and information gathered from the production and incorporated into next generation products. The study is conducted with a case study approach including an application of the model in an industrial setting. The findings implicate that the value stream mapping tool is applicable when managing performance improvements during new product introduction. Moreover, performance measures to evaluate the new product introduction information loop are presented.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 68 p.
Examensarbete INDEK, 2012:92
Keyword [en]
Value stream mapping, new product introduction, operational performance, customer value
National Category
Engineering and Technology
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-98491OAI: diva2:537416
Subject / course
Industrial Economics and Management
Educational program
Master of Science in Engineering - Mechanical Engineering
Available from: 2012-06-29 Created: 2012-06-26 Last updated: 2012-06-29Bibliographically approved

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