Academic theses on lean construction and related subjects
(introduction to dissertations since
Maurício M. M. Development of a model for planning and controlling production
in small sized construction companies. Dissertation for the degree of Doctor of
Civil Engineering at Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, 2001. (In
Hirota, Ercília Hitomi. Development
of competencies for the introduction of management innovations: the use of
Action Learning approach. Dissertation for the degree of Doctor of Civil
Engineering at Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. March, 2001. (In
Ballard, Glenn. 2000.
The Last Planner System of Production Control. A thesis submitted to the Faculty of Engineering of The University of Birmingham for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. School of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, The University of Birmingham.
Koskela, Lauri. 2000. An exploration towards a production theory and its application to construction. VTT Building Technology, Espoo. 296 p. VTT Publications : 408. ISBN 951-38-5565-1; 951-38-5566-X.
Santos, A., dos (1999). Application of flow principles in the production management of construction
sites. PhD Thesis. School of Construction and Property Management, University of Salford. 463 p. + app.
Mendes, Ricardo Jr: Programação da Produção na Construção de Edifícios de Múltiplos Pavimentos. (Production Scheduling on Multi-story Building Construction). Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC), Departamento de Engenharia de Produção (www.eps.ufsc.br), 1999, Florianópolis, Brasil.
O’Brien, W.J. 1998. Capacity Costing Approaches for Construction Supply-Chain Management. Dissertation for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, CA, USA.
Jonsson, Jan. 1996. Construction Site Productivity Measurements. Luleå University of Technology. Division of Construction Management. Luleå. 207 p.
Lahdenperä, Pertti. 1995. Reorganizing the building process. VTT Publications 258. Technical Research Centre of Finland. 210 p.
Josephson, Per-Erik. 1994. Causes of defects in building. Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg. 186 p. (In Swedish)
Melles, B. & Wamelink, J. "Production Control in Construction," Delft University Press, Netherlands, 1993. ISBN 90-6275-937-8
Kendall, Stephen H. 1990. Control of Parts: Parts Making in the Building Industry. Doctoral thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Architecture. 238 p.
Nylén, Karl-Olof. 1996. Cost of Failure in Quality in a Major Civil Engineering Project. Division of Construction Management and Economics, Royal Institute of Technology. Stockholm. 95 p.
Sverlinger, Per-Olof. 1996. Organisatorisk samordning vid projektering. Report 44. Institutionen för byggnadsekonomi och byggnadsorganisation. Chalmers tekniska högskola. 118 p. (Organizational Coordination in the Design Phase.)
Teston, Jim. 1998. Evaluating the Benefits of Lean Construction on Productivity. A Thesis Presented to the Graduate School of Clemson University. 97 p.
Vrijhoef, R. 1998. Co-makership in Construction. Towards Construction Supply Chain Management. Thesis of Graduate Studies, Delft University of Technology. Espoo 1998.
London, Kerry. 1997. The development of a post occupancy evaluation based upon a systems approach.
Tanhuanpää, V-P. & Lahdenperä, P. 1996. Construction-process model. Actualized data of an office project. Espoo, 1996, Technical Research Centre of Finland, VTT Research Notes 1768. 294 p. + app. 7 s. (In Finnish with abstract in English)
Skerfving, Niklas. 1998. Industrial assembly construction and modular systematics - process, organisation and building design (in Swedish with abstract in English).
Construction Management, Department of Real Estate and Construction, Royal Institute of Technology.
Lyrén, Johan & Sundgren, Ulrika. Quality in design (Kvalitet i projekteringen). Examensarbete 274. Royal Institute of Technology. Construction Management and Economics. 55 s. + bil. (In Swedish).