Improving Production Ramp-Up through Human Resource Methods *Open Access* By Ina Heine, Patrick Beaujean, and Robert Schmitt
This article provides an overview of selected human resource methods that have implications for the management of ramp-up phases: knowledge management, competency modeling, reward systems, leadership development, employee selection, and team development.
Lean Application to Manufacturing Ramp-Up: A Conceptual Approach By Irene Christensen, and Anna Rymaszewska
This paper provides a theoretical overview of the concepts of lean and manufacturing ramp-up in an attempt to conceptualize the strategic areas in which lean philosophy and principles can be applied for continuous improvements.
A Game-Based Approach to Raise Quality Awareness in Ramp-Up Processes By Philipp Brauner, Ralf Philipsen, Antonia Fels, Marco Fuhrmann, Quoc Hao Ngo, Sebastian Stiller, Robert Schmitt, and Martina Ziefle
To adequately understand the human and technical factors that relate to ramp-up processes, an experimental framework is necessary. In this article, the authors propose, develop, and evaluate a business simulation game that serves as such an empirical framework.