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A Study on Influence of Lean Management Practices on Reduction of Cost and Time in Construction Industries

Publication Date : 01/04/2016



Author(s) :

Mr.T.Ravindaran , Dr.S.Anandakumar , Dr.V.Krishnamoorthy.


Volume/Issue :
Volume 3
,
Issue 3
(04 - 2016)



Abstract :

Abstract- This research aims at identifying various dimensions of Lean management practices and reduction of cost and time in construction industries. This study has been conducted in South India from June 2015 to January 2016. The researchers adopted random sampling method for collecting data from the respondents. Moreover, questionnaire method has been used by the researchers. The researchers also used Statistical tools like Cronbach’s alpha, exploratory factor analysis for the study. This study identified nine important dimensions of reduction of cost and rate in Lean implementation. These are: Procurement, waste reduction, resource utilization, supplier performance, delivery on time, employee skill, proper planning, knowledge transfer and lean knowledge. Out of the identified factors, Procurement, waste reduction, resource utilization and knowledge transfer has significant impact on reduction in cost and rate of the project. The findings of this study would help the policy makers in framing suitable policies relating to lean application in construction industries. Keywords - knowledge transfer; lean application; lean management; procurement; resource utilization; waste reduction.


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