Synergic framework between Lean philosophy and Triple Bottom Line in the entrepreneurial environment

Rodrigo Goyannes Gusmão Caiado, Osvaldo Luiz Gonçalves Quelhas, Daniel Luiz de Mattos Nascimento, Giuliano Cunha Coutinho, Marcelo Jasmim Meiriño


As a result of globalization, more and more companies are seeking to achieve sustainable development. Lean thinking is an engaging management model that leads to reduced operating costs and competitive advantage in the market, being more demanding and environmentally conscious than other models. This work aims to promote the synergy between sustainability and lean thinking in the entrepreneurial context. For this, a literature review was carried out using a qualitative analysis method, carried out through the analysis of content synthesis in selected studies. The result was an innovative framework, focused on the entrepreneurial environment and with synergy between the lean philosophy and the triple bottom line. This research contributes to academic knowledge by highlighting critical and important issues for future research, being equally relevant to the market, as a guide for future entrepreneurs.


Entrepreneurship; Lean; Sustainability; Framework; Triple bottom line


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