The Large German Companies Effect On The Lean Employment Of Hungarian SME’s

Abstract :

Global recession and green-thinking affect manufacturers in reduction of their losses. The SME sector plays a significant role in the economy in the EU, as well as in Germany and Hungary. Lean manufacturing has been successfully used to increase efficiency and performance. It raises the question whether the lean method of German parent companies can be applied to Hungarian SMEs. According to this paper, with the right adaptations, it can.