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Application of the New Production Philosophy to Construction

TitleApplication of the New Production Philosophy to Construction
Publication TypeTechnical Report
Year of Publication1992
AuthorsKoskela, L
Date Published09/1992
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsCenter for Integrated Facility Engineering, CIFE, Production Philosophy, Stanford University
AbstractThe background and development of the new production philosophy arc presented. The conceptual basis of the traditional and the new production philosophies, as applied in manufacturing, are examined. The traditional conceptual basis of construction is criticized, and an initial new interpretation of construction is given based on the new philosophy. Finally, the challenges of implementing the new production philosophy in construction are considered.
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