White Papers


P2SL White Papers

1. Built in Quality Cycle

Ballard, Glenn and Tommelein, Iris (2014). “Built in Quality Cycle.” Project Production Systems Laboratory, P2SL White Paper No. 1, December 25.  Adobe_PDF_file_icon_24x24

Other White Papers

Tommelein, Iris (2015). “Managing Variation to achieve Product Production Performance.” Section in LCI’s special edition in 2015 of Niklas Modig and Pär Åhlström’s (2012) book “This is Lean: Resolving the Efficiency Paradox.” Rheologica Publishing.

Tommelein, Iris D. (2014). “Journey Towards Lean Construction: Pursuing a Paradigm Shift.” ASCE Peurifoy Award Lecture, presented at the Construction Research Congress in Atlanta, GA, on 20 May 2014.

LCI White Papers

1. Implementing Pull Strategies in the AEC Industry

Ballard, Glenn (1998). “Implementing Pull Strategies in the AEC Industry.” Lean Construction Institute, LCI White Paper No. 1, July 26.  Adobe_PDF_file_icon_24x24

2. A New Assignment Sizing Criterion

Ballard, Glenn (1998). “A New Assignment Sizing Criterion.” LCI White Paper No. 2, November 3. Adobe_PDF_file_icon_24x24

3. Aiming for Continuous Flow

Ballard, Glenn and Tommelein, Iris (1999). ” Aiming for Continuous Flow.” LCI White Paper No. 3, March 5.  Adobe_PDF_file_icon_24x24

4. Design of Construction Operations

Howell, Gregory and Ballard, Glenn (1999). “Design of Construction Operations.” LCI White Paper No. 4, January 9. Adobe_PDF_file_icon_24x24

5. Work Structuring

Ballard, Glenn (1999). “Work Structuring.” LCI White Paper No. 5, June. Adobe_PDF_file_icon_24x24

6. Flow Driver – A System for Reducing Fabricator Lead Time

Zabelle, Todd and Ballard, Glenn (1999). “Flow Driver – A System for Reducing Fabricator Lead Time.” LCI White Paper No. 6, July 31. Adobe_PDF_file_icon_24x24

7. Phase Scheduling

Ballard, Glenn (2000). “Phase Scheduling.” LCI White Paper No. 7, April 27. Adobe_PDF_file_icon_24x24

8. Lean Project Delivery System

Ballard, Glenn (2000). “Lean Project Delivery System.” LCI White Paper No. 8, September 23, revision 1. Adobe_PDF_file_icon_24x24

9. Project Definition

Ballard, Glenn and Zabelle, Todd (2000). “Project Definition.” LCI White Paper No. 9, September 9. Adobe_PDF_file_icon_24x24

10. Lean Design: Process, Tools, & Techniques

Ballard, Glenn and Zabelle, Todd (2000). “Lean Design: Process, Tools, & Techniques.” LCI White Paper No. 10, October 20. Adobe_PDF_file_icon_24x24

11. Production System Design: Work Structuring Revisited

Ballard, Glenn, Koskela, Lauri, Howell, Gregory, and Zabelle, Todd (2001). “Production System Design: Work Structuring Revisited.” LCI White Paper No. 11, January 24. Adobe_PDF_file_icon_24x24