Lean Practices in Project Management
Lean Practices in Project Management

This case study is divided into two parts. Section 1 provides a basic introduction to the principles of lean construction, while Section 2 describes a project in which lean construction processes were implemented.

If students have a basic understanding of lean construction, users of the case study may wish to skip Section 1.

In Section 2 of the case study, J. E. Dunn Construction has a contract for the renovation of three student housing buildings at Pittsburg State University. Situations are presented during preconstruction and project execution. Topics addressed are supplier and subcontractor procurement, just-in-time delivery of materials, off-site prefabrication, pull planning, and analysis of the weekly work plan.

Teaching Notes for the instructor are provided to assist in using the case study.

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