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Author(s): Jorge Moreira da Costa
António N. de Miranda Filho
Luiz F. M. Heineck
Title: Using Lean to Counteract Complexity
Issue Date: 2016-07
Abstract: Based on a literature review and drawing from the experience of lean implementation in multipleconstruction projects, this paper explores the notion that simplicity and integrality might be crucial for anyproduction system seeking to develop competences against variations derived from both internal andexternal sources. A discussion using different systems thinking approaches is conducted to provide a betterunderstanding of the volatile behaviour of complex organizations. The aim is to encourage initiatives thataddress organizational simplicity and integrality in construction projects and, more important, to highlightthe important role of lean tools and principles for this endeavour.
Source: 24th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction
Document Type: Artigo em Livro de Atas de Conferência Internacional
Rights: openAccess
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