This month we’re kicking off a regular blog feature called, “A Field Walk With…” This Q&A style series will feature 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.
Lean Teamwork blogs, articles, and resources stressing the importance of teamwork in construction by experts across the Lean Construction industry.
Here we highlight 3 Lean Construction influencers with podcasts you have got to hear – Learnins N Missteps, Elevate Construction, and the EBFC Show.
Lean Planning is something we in the construction industry can learn some lessons from the mission planning of the Army Rangers. Brian Winningham of Field Driven Lean explains.
Knowing how to delegate is critical for any construction superintendent. In this week’s blog, Lean expert and author Keyan Zandy explains the 5 levels of delegation on the jobsite.
The Lean IPD Construction Superintendent is now focused on empowering trades to plan their work with the other trades to promote flow on their projects. Part 2 of this series demonstrates how Lean and IPD together are evolving the role of the superintendent.
Lean IPD – two separate methods that are transforming the way we think of teams in construction and the way the superintendent participates on the team. What has changed?
Lean team building can sometimes be accomplished by unorthodox methods. Here is how a popsicle changed my perspective & opened up new avenues of communication.
It can be tempting to abandon Lean on our projects during this unusual time or feel like it’s not possible to consistently maintain our typical practices when so much has become different. But these are exactly the kinds of events that Lean is built for. Our responsibilities on our projects and with our teams have greatly increased, and so have the constraints that are working against us
If you’re still not sold as to why you need a daily huddle, please read this post: “Why Huddle,” and see if we can’t change your mind. If you have switched to a daily huddle, then this blog hopes to help you accomplish keeping it short.
Perhaps it’s not always about public speaking, but it’s certainly about speaking up more, taking more initiative, or simply not allowing ourselves or our teammates to fall prey to the common B.S., which has the propensity to rule our days and weeks. We’ve all been there, done that. It’s no fun and at some point, we recognize it’s not only a waste of time and money, but it drains us of our ability to be innovative, proactive and focus on the most important aspects of our positions, which is to provide leadership.