Monitoring carbon emissions in precast concrete installation through lean production – A case study in Singapore
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The lean philosophy focuses on eliminating waste and maximizing productivity through the pull system, employee involvement, continuous improvement, etc. Much has been discussed about the waste elimination and productivity improvement that can be achieved by applying the lean concept. However, as the consideration of the environment is becoming an increasingly important part of the construction culture, there is a need to investigate the applicability of the lean concept to achieve environmental sustainability, which is often used interchangeably with the term “green”.
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A questionnaire measuring staff perceptions of Lean adoption in healthcare: Development and psychometric testingKaltenbrunner, M.; Bengtsson, L.; Mathiassen, Svend; Engström, M. (2017)© 2017 The Author(s). Background: During the past decade, the concept of Lean has spread rapidly within the healthcare sector, but there is a lack of instruments that can measure staff's perceptions of Lean adoption. Thus, ...
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