Given that the greatest risk factor on any project is manpower costs, problems resulting in delays, rework, or overtime will lower profits through increased labor costs. Most of these process-generated costs are fully preventable. An in-depth exploration of the application of Lean initiatives in the construction industry, Lean Culture for the Const
Introduction. Lean Cuisine and Construction: the Benefits of a food Industry Perspective. The Team Challenge: Build it Right. Is Your Attitude an Advantage? Construction 101: Relearning the Basics from a Lean Thinking Perspective. Same Page, Same Purpose: A Common Set of Guidelines and Drivers. The Conflict Paradox: Encouraging Debate Without Letting it Become Destructive. High Standard Operating Procedure. The Highly Responsible Employee: Motivated, Committed, and Accountable. Lean and Safe: Highly Productive Workers don�t Have Beams Falling on their Heads. Continuous Assessment: Watching for Subtle and Significant Signs. Stress: Assessing it, Adjusting it, and Maintaining the Right Level. Owners and Architects are People Too: Understanding, Engaging, Responding. People Challenges: Working Effectively with a Large Cast of Characters. The Secret of Great Lean Leadership: Give Yourself Options.