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Unformatted text preview: tional Group for Lean Construction (IGLC). • Ballard and Greg Howell subsequently co-founded the Lean Construction Institute (LCI) in the United States in 1997. 23 2.3 Production Theories • 3 production theories: 1. Conversion/transformation view 2. Flow view (material and information) 3. Value generation view • Transformation view is currently commonly used. • We need to consider flow view and value view. They are two critical and necessary dimensions for successful capital project delivery. • Lean construction considers all three views. It is the difference between traditional construction management approaches and the lean construction. 24 2.3.1 Conversion/Transformation View • Conversion/Transformation View – Concept: Convert/transform inputs to outputs – Principles: Getting production realized efficiently; Decompose the production task, and minimize the costs of all decomposed tasks; – Methods: ____________________________(WBS), ________________________________ (OBS) – Practical contribution: Taking care of what has t...
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