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Visual controls at the workface of road construction and maintenance : Preliminary report

Tezel, BA and Aziz, ZUH 2015, Visual controls at the workface of road construction and maintenance : Preliminary report , Technical Report, University of Salford, Salford, Greater Manchester, UK.

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Visual Management (VM) is a fundamental element of the lean production system that relies on the effectiveness of sensory communication to realise the lean production/construction goals. VM can be implemented by following certain frameworks in an incremental fashion. Visual controls are one of the main tools of VM that are used to limit and guide process outcomes. They are generally adopted in production management, process, safety, quality, and maintenance management efforts. VM and visual controls have extensively been an important part of lean construction initiatives for a while. Their implementation is also envisioned to be relevant to highway construction and maintenance projects. A set of critical points, general recommendations and possible areas of implementation for VM and visual controls identified from both research and practical experience are presented in this report.

Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Visual Management, visual controls, roads, highways, construction, maintenance
Themes: Built and Human Environment
Schools: Schools > School of the Built Environment > Centre for Built Environment Sustainability and Transformation (BEST)
Publisher: University of Salford
ISBN: 9781907842689
Funders: Highways England
Depositing User: BA Tezel
Date Deposited: 30 Jun 2015 17:56
Last Modified: 09 Feb 2016 14:56

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