The Main Barriers Towards The Implementation of Lean Planning.
BENAZIR B, M SAMUEL THANARAJ
lean construction, lean technique, statistical package of social science, waste
Lean construction is as an effective management tool to enhance the productivity in construction field. It was recognized that the lean production principles could be applied not only to manufacturing process, but also to other business process. The objective of the Lean principles has to address the existing problems in the construction sector and eliminate it. The intention of the Lean construction approach is to reducing the costs by the elimination of the unwanted waste. Lean construction can be characterized as techniques, which consists of variety of tools and approaches which is aimed at maximizing value and minimizing waste. Large research have been done in recent past and is an ongoing process to adopt lean principles from manufacturing industry to the construction industry. There are many challenges in implementing the lean concept in construction industry in India, Mainly due to lack of attention and illiteracy towards the lean management principle, stake holders techniques associated to this like builder, contractor, and engineering and project management firms etc. are still in process of adopting this principle for construction project. In this paper effort are made to found out main barriers towards the implementation of lean techniques.