Prior research has investigated the sources of waste in order to gain better understanding of waste in production systems and to promote the use of lean methods .
How to begin, advance and thrive with takt production: A maturity model & takeaways from 24 Finnish cases
If you’ve engaged with lean construction lately, you’ve probably heard about takt production - if not already employed it.
This post is the second of the two-part blog post that addresses “Lean Operations Strategy”. Part 1 explains the background, context and definitions of “Lean as Operations Strategy, and should be reviewed prior to reading this concluding post.
Despite the existence of different procurement strategies, such as design-build, engineering-to-order, integrated project delivery and others, design-bid-build (DBB), also called “traditional” or “stage-gate” approach, is still dominating the construction industry all over the world.
Mistakeproofing, or as commonly known by the Lean community, poka yoke, is a key element of the Jidoka pillar from the Toyota Production System .