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Svenja Oprach

Conference paper

A requirement model for Lean leadership in construction projects

A recently conducted survey with corporate members of the LCI showed that the main barriers in Lean implementation are managerial based. To achieve the required change, site managers play a very important role as the linkage between the people responsible for value-adding activities on the...
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Identifying barriers in lean implementation in the construction industry

It is of utmost importance to identify factors which lead to poor management in Lean construction activities. This paper proposes that lack of ‘top management support’, ‘misperception about Lean practices’, and ‘lack of information sharing and integrated change control’ are the top three barriers for...
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Smart data: dealing with task complexity in construction scheduling

Due to the numerous influencing factors, construction scheduling is a complex task. This paper suggests that further research is needed to close the existing gap in construction data management.
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Mastering complexity in takt planning and takt control - Using the three level model to increase efficiency and performance in construction projects

When scheduling a construction project, resource consumption, efficiency of the trades, external influences and the possible changes within the construction process must be taken into account. Hence, the complexity of the construction schedule and an exact planning is difficult. So often the time buffers are...
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Using taktplanning and taktcontrol in production projects - Comparsion of construction and equipment phases

Takt Planning and Takt Control (TPTC) as a method for construction processes shows the potential for improving time aspects of construction sites in many practical examples. A first example of using the method of TPTC not only in construction but also in following processes such...