Classification of production systems in construction: A multiple case study
2013 (English)In: Proceedings of the 20th EurOMA Conference: Operations Management at the Heart of the Recovery / [ed] Fynes, B. and Coughlan, P., 2013Conference paper (Refereed)
The purpose is to validate a conceptually developed classificationmatrix for production systems in construction through a multiple case study. Bymapping five different cases producing multifamily houses along the dimensions product standardisation and production volumes and degree of off-site assembly, and compare their relativestrengths and weaknesses, it is possible to determine how the position in thematrix affects their competitiveness. The case study indicates that theclassification matrix is a useful tool to characterize construction productionsystems. Differences in competitiveness are exposed, and this can be used whendeveloping an already existing, or designing a new, production system.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Production strategy, Construction Management, Case study
Business Administration Construction Management Building Technologies
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-96755OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-96755DiVA: diva2:643219
20th Annual EurOMA Conference, 7-12 June 2013, Dublin, Ireland