Lean Project Management

Summary

The application of lean project management and the use of lean project delivery systems in the construction industry are explained and compared with traditional approaches. Lean systems are those which deliver the product whilst maximising value and minimising waste. Lean project delivery systems are defined in terms of project definition, lean design, lean supply, and lean assembly. Four examples of lean concepts in action are given. 31 refs.

Primary author(s): Ballard G;Howell G A

Source: BRI

            Vol.31, No.2, p 119-133, March-April 2003

 

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