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What is a good plan?

Bølviken, Trond, Aslesen, Sigmund and Koskela, Lauri (2015) What is a good plan? In: Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction. IGLC (23). IGLC.net, Perth, Australia, pp. 93-102.

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Abstract

The word plan is in English both a verb and a noun, reminding us that to plan is a
process resulting in a product, a plan. While the Last Planner System (LPS) is
primarily focused on how to plan and control production, other planning concepts are
more focused on the plan contents (the plan). A more explicit approach to the
characteristics of a good plan could improve LPS as a planning concept. The paper
proposes such a list, based on a discussion of the plan contents highlighted by the
following planning concepts: Critical Path, the Location-Based Management System,
Takt Planning, Critical Chain, Agile, Task Planning and the Last Planner System.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
T Technology > TH Building construction
Schools: School of Art, Design and Architecture
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Depositing User: Sara Taylor
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2015 12:51
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2015 00:17
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/25393

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