Human nature often has us placing (or displacing) blame when faced with difficulties and issues on construction projects. Before placing blame, ask these questions.
Lean Teamwork blogs, articles, and resources stressing the importance of teamwork in construction by experts across the Lean Construction industry.
In Takt Construction & the 14 Lean Management Principles, Takt expert Jason Schroeder reflects on each principle of Jeffrey Liker’s book The Toyota Way and how it justifies the bold statement, Takt with Last Planner System & Scrum is the Lean Construction scheduling system.
A-3 Problem Solving Methodology can transform your construction business from merely fighting fires to getting to the actual root cause of your problems. Michael Villar, Lean Director with Nevell Group explains.
This week we talk with Chris Davis, Lean Manager with Turner Construction in Denver, Colorado. Chris has been with Turner for just about a decade now, with half that time fully devoted to all things Lean.
5 Lean Construction Teambuilding Tips from Lean expert & co-author of The Lean Builder: A Builder’s Guide to Applying Lean Tools in the Field, Keyan Zandy.
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.
DPR Construction Quality Leader, Paz Arroyo, is Keyan’s guest this week on A Field Walk where she discusses her Lean journey, construction robotics, and respect for people.
In Part 3 of our series on the Construction Trade Partner Daily Huddle, we will discuss each area of our system of planning boards and how they are used.
In my first blog on this series, I covered a bit about my introduction to Lean Construction, planning boards, huddle tools, and topics for small projects. In today’s blog I’ll share some key components and aspects of our Large Project huddle.
A Trade Partner Daily Huddle is the subject of this three-part series led by Lean Six Sigma Black Belt & Founder of Valueadd Lean, Michel Handfield. Part 1.