Review of Lean Construction conference proceedings and relationship to the Toyota Production System framework
The objective of this study was to align the International Group of Lean Construction (IGLC) conference proceedings against the Toyota Production System (TPS) to determine how well research themes in construction studies align with the TPS framework. Factories around the world that have implemented the TPS framework have experienced impressive production outcomes. Content analysis was chosen as the methodology in conducting the study of IGLC conference proceedings from 1996 through 2009. A total of 592 IGLC research studies were analyzed. The analysis revealed that lean research in construction ...
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Jacobs, Gideon Francois
Folkestad, James E.; Glick, Scott A.