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Carlos Mourao

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Carlos Alexandre M. do A. Mourao, Carlos Alexandre Martiniano do Amaral Mourao, Carlos Alexandre M. Amaral Mourao
Conference paper

Achieving excellence in Lean implementation at construction companies: a case study from Brazil

Key themes that emerge from this study for a successful lean construction journey are; effort to stabilise the environment, knowledge creation and management, transparency in the process to enable simplicity and shared understanding, and building trust for further growth.
Conference paper

Standardized work: Practical examples in a Brazilian construction company

Standardized Work, Heijunka and Kaizen are the basis of the Toyota Production System (TPS) model and provide stability to its pillars. As many tools adapted to Lean Construction, the Standardized Work can also be applied in AEC Industry to increase productivity, reduce waste and define...