LEAN Construction

"Progress cannot be generated when we are satisfied with existing situations"

Taiichi Ohno - Father of the Toyota Production System

Construction site

Working Group Initiatives

The ENCORD Lean working group focuses on the advancements of Lean Construction methodologies, practices and the application of cutting edge tools to reduce wastes in the resource-intense construction process.

Topics of the working group are the “Lean planning process” in general, how to “Reverse Hierarchy”, who could serve as a “Change agents” and what the “Next steps” are after starting a lean approach within a company, including questions like Lean tendering and design, starting a value-based lean supply chain, Lean planning on large building projects, training leaders to be / support / endorse lean, overcoming resistance of individuals, implementing lean in changing environments and conditions wand also capturing a lean planning approach in tools.