Document Type: Original Article


1 Department of Industrial Engineering, Arak Branch, Islamic Azad University, Arak, Iran.

2 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Arak University of Technology Arak, Iran.


This paper identified and ranked the lean product factors effecting economic function of production companies in Mazandaran province. 24 sub-factors and five main factors were categorized including supplier management, purchase and provision system, human resource organization, organizing, leadership, and IT. The findings of the paper show that the factor of supplier management is the most influential factor in economic function of production companies and IT has the least effect on the economic function of production companies.


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