Lean construction actually CONTRADICTS the typical schedule-driven type of project management that bakes losses of time, resources, and profits into every project estimate. Learn how!
Compared to any other industry, productivity in construction is abysmal! Other sectors have increased in the last 40 years, while construction has declined. Why is that?
The Lean Construction Institute (LCI) developed the original seven basic types of waste. Since then, SMEs have been refining the concept, occasionally adding additional dimensions (a la BIM!). One of the easiest ways to remember may be the acronym “DOWNTIME.”