Essays about: "Lean Construction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 52 essays containing the words Lean Construction.

  1. 1. Critical factors when implementing Lean practices and Lean distribution for a micro company in the start-up phase

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik; Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik

    Author : Amanda Ivars; Mathias Lundberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Lean; Micro Company; Start-up; Distribution Strategy; Implementation of Lean; SME; Logistics; JIT;

    Abstract : The aim for this study is to identify the critical factors for an implementation of Lean for a micro company in the start-up phase, as well as to identify which Lean practices that are most applicable for a distribution strategy in a micro company. The aim was divided into two research questions: • RQ1: Which factors of a Lean implementation is critical for a producing micro company in the start-up phase? • RQ2: How applicable are lean tools and practices for a micro company’s distribution strategy? The research approach used to answer the aim and research questions were a literature review and a case study. READ MORE

  2. 2. Improvement Strategies in Construction Sites : Development of Rapid Site Assessment for House-building Industry

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Pontus Urban; [2019]
    Keywords : Rapid Site Assessment; RSA; Lean; Lean Construction; House-building industry;

    Abstract : The construction industry has deteriorated during the past 40 years. Up to 35 % of the production cost is from wastes. The manufacturing industry has had an opposite development, in many cases owing to the contributions of Lean Production and various assessment tools. READ MORE

  3. 3. BARRIERS AND SUCCESS FACTORS FOR DEVELOPING A LEAN CULTURE A case study at a Romanian contractor

    University essay from Chalmers tekniska högskola/Institutionen för arkitektur och samhällsbyggnadsteknik

    Author : BOGDAN BAHNARIU; [2018]
    Keywords : Lean; Construction; Culture; Romania; Barriers and Success factors;

    Abstract : After proving its benefits in the manufacturing industry, Lean management has been introduced into the construction industry as a response to its problems regarding low efficiency, productivity and overall performance. However, many construction companies have struggled to implement Lean, considering it a very complex and confusing philosophy. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Framework for Standardized Logistic Systems in Housing Projects

    University essay from Chalmers tekniska högskola/Institutionen för arkitektur och samhällsbyggnadsteknik

    Author : Fabian Forsman; [2018]
    Keywords : Change Management; Supply Chain Management; Supply Chain Planning; Lean Construction; Just In Time; Implementation Strategies;

    Abstract : Production efficiency within the construction industry has been evaluated andcriticized the last decade. Supply chain management (SCM) and the logistics of aconstruction project has been named as on improvement which is necessary forcontractors to be able to be competitive and able to handle challenges as decreasingsizes of a site. READ MORE

  5. 5. Construction Automation : Assessment of State of the Art and Future Possibilities

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik; Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik

    Author : Patrik Folkesson; Robert Lönnroos; [2018]
    Keywords : Construction Automation; Building Information Modelling BIM ; Robotics;

    Abstract : The world of automation has grown rapidly for the last four decades and it is driven by higher demands from users, technology development and maturity of technologies of industrial processes. Companies all over the world have automated their manufacturing processes which have led to billions of dollars in productivity and quality improvements. READ MORE