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Efficient Construction by Lean Management

Author(s):

Ankur Dev Jain , Patel institute of Technology; Praveen Tomar, Patel institute of technology

Keywords:

Lean, Construction, Management and Implementation

Abstract

In sense to develop the performance and reduction of waste, the lean techniques has been introduced as a new construction principle for better functioning. There are many challenges to implement the lean concept in construction industry. In India, the execution of lean management in construction field is a big task. Due to lack of awareness and illiterate towards the lean management principle. The main focus of this study is to implement lean thinking concept in order to manage, improve & develop the product faster while improving or at least maintain the level of performance & quality in construction industry. In order to find out the wastages prepare the questionnaire and finding out the major factors for waste generation and less productivity. The responses are taken from both, freshers as well as experienced people from the industry. Fresher’s are selected because they are aware of the lean principle and experienced knows well about the kind of wastage and its reasons. The questionnaires were evaluated to adopt the techniques through statistical methods. This paper presents the possibilities of efficient implementation of lean management principle in construction industry, which will definitely increase the worth of work and profit rate by eliminating the wastage.

Other Details

Paper ID: IJSRDV5I60525
Published in: Volume : 5, Issue : 6
Publication Date: 01/09/2017
Page(s): 1135-1138

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