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Value creation

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Value chain
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Report

Analysis of value creation in Australia through agricultural exports: playing to advantages

This report analysis returns across the economy from agricultural exports, comparing different pathways for value creation, such as adding attributes or further downstream processing.
Conference paper

Does your decision-making process protect customer value?

This paper explores how Choosing by Advantages (CBA) supports the making of deliberate decisions based on values and thereby helps to deliver value for a project.
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...
Conference paper

DMAIC manual for an Integrated Management System: application in a construction company

This article elaborates on the development of a DMAIC Manual for the restructuring of an Integrated Management System of a Brazilian company that builds real estate and corporate works, with a focus on Lean Six Sigma. The Manual was designed to lead the XYZ construction...
Conference paper

Development of collaboration in planning: what can construction project management learn from other fields?

This study seeks to examine how collaboration in planning has developed in the fields of urban planning (UP), software design and lean construction and to present what construction project management can learn from these developments.
Conference paper

Lean thinking for structural engineers

The lean application in construction sector has received significant attention. Building up on previous recommendations regarding lean design and construction, this study explored lean thinking for Structural Engineers (SE) to identify new, efficient and innovative ways for executing structural designs and engineering works.
Conference paper

Identifying management practices for implementation of Obeya Rooms in investment projects in a construction stage

The need to manage production processes through permanent work in the value chain by means of improved communication and coordination from the parties involved has been identified as one of the key factors of the Lean approach. Tools such as the Obeya Rooms represent an...
Conference paper

Exploring mistakeproofing in healthcare design

This paper reports findings of an ongoing research that follows the Design Science Research approach, with the aim of exploring how existing technologies can support incorporating mistakeproofing (poka yoke) into healthcare design, framed within the regulations compliance process. These technologies rely on the use of...
Conference paper

Precast concrete building construction process comparison

This paper deploys value stream mapping (VSM) as a lean methodology to investigate and compare the process differences between a Canadian precast project and a Chinese precast project as a basis for improvements in reducing process waste.
Journal article

IT-based control and assessment of partnering relations in construction projects

This paper presents a digital system for controlling and assessing partnering relations during the carrying out of construction projects, called “B-rel”. The study shows that developing partnering relations in construction projects has the greatest carryover to benefits concerning their time and cost.
Journal article

Lean and BIM meet social sciences: new perspectives in construction engineering and management

Lean construction and Building Information Modelling (BIM) are central means of ongoing transformation in the construction industry. The current transformation of the industry is a major opportunity for social science researchers to observe interesting social phenomena, e.g., creativity, problem solving, collaboration, co-creation, commitment, and trust...
Briefing paper

Australia’s place in global agriculture and food value chains

This paper discusses the challenges faced by Australian agriculture, and continued growth opportunities which require further opening of import markets, along with more open bilateral and multilateral trade in agriculture and food products.
Report

Background notes on sustainable, productive and resilient agro-food systems: value chains, human capital, and the 2030 Agenda

This report includes three notes for G20 countries: the policy challenges for strengthening the participation of farmers into modern agriculture, the need for a transformation in the skillset of agricultural workers, and the contribution of agriculture to the realisation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable...
Conference paper

Best value procurement from a contractor point of view

Best Value Procurement (BVP) was introduced in Norway in 2016. BVP has contributed, to a certain extent, to Lean implementation. However, the practice should be improved to increase value and transparency and minimize conflict and waste.
Conference paper

Building a lean culture: engaging the value stream

This paper, the third in the series of building a Lean culture, shares success stories on how organizations in the company’s value stream applied Lean Leadership (LL) knowledge to their business including value stream mapping, Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA), go and see, and effective meetings. It also...
Conference paper

A framework for understanding the dynamic nature of value in design and construction

Since the introduction of the Transformation, Flow, and Value (TFV) theory, the lean construction community has widely invested in research to understand and analyse effectively the concept of value in design and construction. This paper thus aims at exploring and assembling the different attributes influencing...
Journal article

Middle managers' perceptions of operations strategies at construction contractors

Operations strategies focus on how a firm delivers value, while business strategies focus on what to deliver and where. Lean is an operations strategy prioritizing flow efficiency. In construction, empirical underpinning of operations strategies has been limited. The aim is to capture how perceptions of...
Report

Methodology and value chain analysis

Rising global temperatures, the increasing frequency of severe weather events, changing precipitation patterns, and other measurable shifts in global climate have tangible impacts on societal and economic factors alike. The mining industry is not insulated from these impacts and, due to its global economic footprint...
Report

Two degrees of transformation: businesses are coming together to lead on climate change. Will you join them?

This report reveals what is already happening, bringing together examples from around the world of smart working, new thinking and innovation in the consolidate efforts of businesses to avoid the worst effects of climate change.