Essays about: "Lean construction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 47 essays containing the words Lean construction.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Understanding barriers for working with a management system in the construction industry

    University essay from Chalmers tekniska högskola/Institutionen för teknikens ekonomi och organisation

    Author : Lisa Johansson; Magdalena Lemos Ribeiro; [2017]
    Keywords : Management system; Knowledge reuse; Information systems; Lean management; Lean construction;

    Abstract : A company's performance may depend on the effectiveness of its management system. Without a management system, a company does not have a common way of working and may not strive towards the same objectives and policies. Information sharing within the organisation may also be more difficult without a system. READ MORE

  5. 5. Planning for Efficiency at Karlatornet

    University essay from Chalmers tekniska högskola/Institutionen för bygg- och miljöteknik

    Author : Oskar Andersson; Simon Månsson; [2017]
    Keywords : Lean construction; High-rise construction; Push and pull; Location-based planning; Just in time; 4D BIM; and Virtual design and construction.;

    Abstract : Construction of high-rise constructions has during past decades seen an incrementalincrease, which is now also evident in the Swedish market with the forthcomingconstruction of Karlatornet at Lindholmen in Gothenburg. When constructing high-riseconstructions new constraints are imposed, connected to height and limited space ateach floor, which calls for planning methods adapted for the challenges that emerges. READ MORE