Waste in design management operations from the viewpoint of project needs
Traditional design management processes aim to remove waste on individual design processes, neglecting to view the process as a whole. This research answers the question: How project participants perceive waste in design management operations, and in which ways the waste could be eliminated?
Takt maturity model: from individual successes towards systemic change in Finland
This study aimed to conceptualize the requirements for systemically implementing takt production within projects and organizations in the form of a maturity level model.
How does takt production contribute to trade flow in construction?
The purpose of this study is to gain a better understanding of how implementing takt production, which heavily focuses on improving the flow of processes, affects the flow of trades.
Fostering process innovations in construction through industry–university consortium
This study aims to describe the development of an industry–university (IU) relationship which has enabled the conduct of practically and scientifically relevant research. Using empirical data, this study describes how to create a win-win IU innovation relationship that enables the implementation of process innovations into...
Combining takt production with industrialized logistics in construction
The purpose of this research is to investigate how takt production benefits from proper logistics solutions. The findings reveal that utilizing specific assembly and logistics units together with JIT delivery of material kits and integrated design and production information reduces material waste and procurement costs...