Lean Construction

Through quantitative research with Lean practitioners and qualitative interviews with experts on Lean construction, the business benefits of Lean adoption, including higher quality projects and greater customer satisfaction, among many others, are revealed. Information is also provided on the drivers and challenges to wider adoption of Lean in the industry. In addition, the report shows that collaboration is necessary to fully realize all the benefits of adopting Lean, and, through qualitative discussions with highly collaborative contractors, it examines the degree to which existing software and systems used by contractors does and does not help to support collaboration.