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Unformatted text preview: ractor in the USA serving the general building sector • Merit shop contractor: Not required to join or financially support a union (closed shop) as a condition of hiring or continued employment. Employees have chosen to perform hiring, promotion, salary adjustments, bonuses and termination based on the laws of the state and federal government. 2 Subcontractors • ~90% of work was subcontracted – Union and merit shop subcontractors – Coordination could be a problem • Negotiated, Cost Plus Fixed Fee/Guaranteed Maximum Price contract with graded incentive bonuses 3 Lean Construction Intro • “Control”: causing events to conform to plan • Optimization of entire project, not specific activity • “Pulling” work through schedule: activity not done until it is needed to facilitate subsequent activity • Buffers • Reliability of work flow: measured PPC (Percent Planned, Complete) • 3-level hierarchy of schedules and planning (finer levels of detail) – Milestone pull schedule / Master pull schedule – Look-ahead schedule – Weekly planner (all constraints completed; resources available) • “Workable backlog”: work items ready to start but not required t...
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