Analysis of the Dimensions of Lean Manufacturing through the Hierarchical Analysis Process in the General Company for Automobile and Equipment Manufacturing in Alexandria, Babylon of Iraq
This study analyzed the dimensions of agile manufacturing through a hierarchical analysis process at Alexandria’s State Company for Automotive and Equipment. This topic is important in the use of management accounting methods as means to improve the performance of automotive and equipment manufacturers in Alexandria, with a view to achieving their objectives. The fact that these companies also have a significant and fundamental impact on the realities of Egypt’s economy was the answer to the following questions: What are the elements of agile manufacturing at Alexandria’s State Automotive and Equipment Company? What are the most relevant dimensions of the company’s agile manufacturing? And the researcher has followed the analytical approach of analyzing the data on research that will be obtained through the study tool of the scale of dimensions of agile manufacturing, The research was based on the collection of data related to the search on the personal interview with members of the company’s senior management to obtain information and data and relying on the lean manufacturing scale 2012 Singh & Culshan which consists of nine dimensions and applied to employees of the Automotive and Equipment Industry Company in Alexandria, One of the results of this study is a hierarchical analysis process, which depends on the opinions and ideas of the people involved in issuing judgments only, but not other employees of the company, and therefore the views of as many employees as possible must be expanded. In Alexandria, there is an average value for agile manufacturing. Interest from Alexandria General Automotive Company’s management in achieving agile manufacturing and the study recommended that attention should be paid to low relative weight dimensions and to high relative weight dimensions and maintain this level to be used in the implementation of agile manufacturing, Raising the level of awareness of the employees of the State Automotive Company in Alexandria of the importance of applying and increasing the level of efficiency of the dimensions of the process of agile manufacturing and providing all the possibilities and needs required by the process of agile manufacturing.