Classification of Production Systems for Construction: An Operations Strategy Perspective
2012 (English)In: Proceedings of the 4th P&OM World Conference/19th Annual International EurOMA Conference, 2012Conference paper (Other academic)
This paper aims to classify different productionsystems for construction, based on operations strategy principles. Fourdifferent production systems have been identified through a literature reviewand mapped in a framework describing the degree of product standardization andvolumes and the degree of off-site production. Similar to production systems inmanufacturing, also production systems for construction deliver manufacturingoutputs at different levels, indicating that the choice of production systemwill affect the competitiveness of the company. Finally three cases aredescribed to exemplify the identified production systems and the framework.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Construction management, Industrialization, Operations management
National CategoryBusiness Administration Transport Systems and Logistics Building Technologies Construction Management
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-79989OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-79989DiVA: diva2:544960
P&OM 2012: 4th World Conference on Production and Operations Management/19th International Annual EurOMA Conference, July, Amsterdam, Netherlands