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Conference paper

Enthusiasm for lean

Despite implementing the continuous improvement and respect for people principles as understood from the current research, many lean transformations fail. This paper provides an argument that there is a missing yet important set of elements supporting these principles that needs to be understood, and examines...
Report

Public perceptions of leadership for the greater good during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic

As an extension of the Australian Leadership Index, members of the Australian public were surveyed for eight weeks between March 17 and May 6 to measure perceptions of the degree to which different institutions showed leadership for the greater good in response to the COVID-19...
Report

Australian Leadership Index: 2019 national survey report

The Australian Leadership Index is a national survey that provides a comprehensive picture of leadership for the greater good in Australia. This report reflects the views of 4000 Australians surveyed through 2019.
Blog post

Lean Construction: Frequently Asked Questions

One sector that is starting to embrace the Lean approach with increasing enthusiasm is construction. We thought it might be useful to share some of the questions we get asked most often about Lean construction.
Journal article

How can lean construction improve the daily schedule of a construction manager?

The outcome of construction projects highly depends on effective management. Lean Construction can help to organize the construction site in a better way and automatically supports the site manager.
Video

Leadership and Lean IPD projects

In this Leadership and Lean IPD Projects, you can learn about the specific leadership needed to effectively manage Lean and Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) teams.
Conference paper

Integrating delivery of a large hospital complex

Building a high performing building requires project teams to integrate their knowledge, their organization and their information, leveraging metrics, models (energy, BIM, cost and schedule), co-location and collaboration, and production management. Senior project leaders on the UCSF Mission Bay Hospitals project created an integrated community...
Article

Morrison, compassion and coronavirus: when crisis refines leadership

News that the Morrison government paid A$190,000 last year for advice on how to empathise with the Australian people was met with ridicule.
Report

COVID-19 crisis response and positioning for recovery

The authors outline key themes and points of interest related to COVID-19 crisis response and positioning for recovery. Topics include people and leadership, financial resilience, supply chain, market access and scenario planning.
Report

Using “functional leadership” to improve government procurement

New Zealand Government Procurement and the State Services Commission need to work together to strengthen the framework that underpins the procurement functional leadership role. This report discusses matters the authors expect New Zealand Government Procurement and the State Services Commission to consider.