Last planner and critical chain in construction management: comparative analysis

Koskela, LJ, Stratton, R and Koskenvesa, A 2010, Last planner and critical chain in construction management: comparative analysis , in: 18th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, 14-16 July 2010, Haifa, Israel.

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This paper endeavours to compare the Last Planner System of production control and the Critical Chain production management method. This comparison is carried out in the context of construction management. The original prescription and the evolution of the practice are examined regarding both approaches, and the similarities and differences are noted. Based on these considerations, gaps in the two approaches are identified and the potential of a synthesis of them is explored.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Production management, Last planner, Critical chain
Themes: Subjects / Themes > T Technology > TH Building construction
Subjects / Themes > T Technology > TS Manufactures > TS155-194 Production management. Operations management
Built and Human Environment
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Schools > School of the Built Environment
Schools > School of the Built Environment > Centre for Urban Processes, Resilient Infrastructures & Sustainable Environments (UPRISE)
Journal or Publication Title: Proceedings of the 18th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction
Publisher: National Building Research Institute, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
Refereed: Yes
Depositing User: LJ Koskela
Date Deposited: 19 Aug 2010 09:09
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2018 10:00
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