“Takt, Last Planner, & Scrum will take over the construction industry” is a bold prediction made by Takt Master, Scrum Master, and LCI Instructor Jason Schroeder. Jason explains five concepts that back up that claim.
The 8 Forms of Waste in Lean Construction include transportation, inventory, motion, waiting, overproduction, over-processing, defects, & skills (underutilized talent). Learn more from our various blogs on the subject of the 8 Forms of Waste by the Lean experts at TheLeanBuilder.com.
What are the 8 Forms of Waste in Lean Construction?
5. Over Production
6. Over Processing
8. Skills (Underutilized Talent)
“A Field Walk” is a Q&A-style series that features Lean practitioners sharing insights on their journey as well as advice on securing buy-in, tips for implementation, and more. As our community is built for shared learning, we trust you’ll find value from reading about their experience and examples. Kent Hedges, Medxcel Large Capital Project Manager…
Respect for people is at the core of Lean construction. Every step in the Last Planner System® is designed to respect everyone involved in a project. Here are four tips for modeling respect for people on site that you can implement immediately.
Lean success stories are often overlooked as we tend to focus on the negative – targets missed, goals unmet, etc. However, it is important to celebrate our successes. Read on as we highlight some of our Lean success stories.
This week, we’re sharing an excerpt from our book The Lean Builder: A Builder’s Guide to Applying Lean Tools in the Field. In chapter 3, “The Eight Wastes”, Alan teaches Sam just how detrimental waste can be on the jobsite.
In Part 2 of How & Why to Level Work in a Takt-ed system, Lean influencer & podcaster Jason Schroeder describes in detail the meeting system in Takt Control.
5 Challenges for Lean Implementation will help explain the reasons why Lean may be failing on your construction jobsite. Lean expert and author Keyan Zandy explains. 5 Challenges for Lean Implementation – 5 Reasons Lean Is Failing on Your Jobsite I’ve made many mistakes on my Lean journey, but the most considerable detour has involved…
In this breakdown of the 8 types of waste in Lean, expert Lean Author Keyan Zandy delves into defects and rework and how to eliminate them from the jobsite.
Learning about the 8 wastes of Lean on a jobsite is an important step in your Lean journey, because the first step to overcoming waste that will plague your jobsite is being able to recognize and identify the Eight Wastes so you can begin the work of eliminating them.
Learning about the 8 types of waste on a jobsite is an important step in your Lean journey, because the first step to overcoming waste that will plague your jobsite is being able to recognize and identify the 8 Wastes so you can begin the work of eliminating them.