Second Analytical Workshop

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Second Analytical Workshop, Copenhagen, Denmark

Funded By DANIDA

Day One 04.02.2019

10.00-10.30 Welcome

10.30-12.00 Overview of POHS development Required deliveries to DANIDA according to project document

12.00-13.00 Status of intervention companies and evaluation of experience

13.00-14.00 Lunch

14.00-16.30 Preliminary findings from baseline follow up and comparison with first baseline visits Discussion of findings and paper


Day Two 5.02.2019

09.30-10.30 Sustainable buyer-supplier relationship through Quality Control in Supplier’s Factory: A Comparative Case Study in Bangladeshi Garment Industry by Imranul Hoque

10.30-11.30 Impact of top-management commitment on voice behavior in teams: Insights from implementing lean in the RMG in Bangladesh by Abdul Latif

11.30-12.30 Transfer mechanisms of Lean Implementation in the Apparel Industry in Bangladesh by Abu Hamza

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30-14.30 Reduction of changeover time in small lot size sewing industry by Azim Muhammad

14.30-15.00 Compliance with the occupational health and safety legislationi of the readymade garment industry in Bangladesh by Shams Tabrin

15.00-15.30 Significance and Scope of Value Stream Mapping (VSM) for increasing Value-Added Activities in Apparel Industry of Bangladesh by Aftab Hossain

15.30-16.00 Investigation of Corporate Social Responsibility Activities in the Ready Made Garment Industry of Bangladesh by Mamun Hossain

Day Three 6.02.2019

09.30-10.30 Implementation of Westinghouse system in garments production process to determine the workers performance rating accurately by Prof. Dr. Lal Mohon Baral

10.30-11.30 Influence of ergonomics and its impact on sewing machine operators’ musculoskeletal disorders in lean environment in the RMG industry of Bangladesh by Prof. Dr. Sarwar Morshed

11.30-12.30 Lead MNE’s contribution to Changing Business System Characteristics’ and Path-Dependent Supplier Development: A case of Inters off Apparel Company Bangladesh by Dr. Mohammad Bakthiar Rana

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30-14.30 Soft barriers to creating a socially sustainable garment industry by Jan Vang

14.30-15.30 Facilitating the creation of synergies between OHS and Productivity: The implementation sequence of lean tools by Dr. Malek Maalouf

15.30-16.30 Removing bottlenecks in the sewing line – possible consequences for workers’ health by Peter Hasle

18.30   Workshop dinner


  1. Peter Hasle bottlenecks
  2. The implementation sequence of lean tools-Malek
  3. Baseline study second round-Malek
  4. Mamun-CSR Activities in the Ready Made Garment Industry of Bangladesh
  5. Shams-Comliance with the OHS

Day Four 04.02.2019

09.30-10.00 Preparation of programme for scientific conference and practical planning Introduction and overview by Morshed, Baral & Peter

10.00-12.30 Group work with programme details and practical planning

10.00-12.30 In parallel: Preparation of balance and audit for 2018 and budget for 2019 by Shams & Maia

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30-14.00 Preparation of presentations for conference plan by the groups Budget continued

14.00-15.00 Presentation by groups and discussion of conference plan

15.00-16.30 PMC meeting