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Research Output 1990 2019

2015
3 Citations (Scopus)

Target value design: The challenge of value generation

Miron, L. I. G., Kaushik, A. & Koskela, L., 2015, Proceedings of IGLC 23 - 23rd Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction: Global Knowledge - Global Solutions. The International Group for Lean Construction, p. 815-825 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Large scale systems
Costs
2 Citations (Scopus)

Towards an operational definition of lean construction onsite

Leong, M. S., Ward, S. & Koskela, L., 2015, Proceedings of IGLC 23 - 23rd Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction: Global Knowledge - Global Solutions. The International Group for Lean Construction, p. 507-516 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Construction industry
Industry
Lean production
25 Citations (Scopus)

Visual management in Brazilian construction companies: Taxonomy and guidelines for implementation

Tezel, A., Koskela, L., Tzortzopoulos, P., Formoso, C. T. & Alves, T., 1 Nov 2015, In : Journal of Management in Engineering - ASCE. 31, 6, 05015001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Taxonomies
Industry
Taxonomy
Construction companies
Transparency
3 Citations (Scopus)

What is a good plan?

Bølviken, T., Aslesen, S. & Koskela, L., 2015, Proceedings of IGLC 23 - 23rd Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction: Global Knowledge - Global Solutions. The International Group for Lean Construction, p. 93-102 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Planning
Production control
10 Citations (Scopus)

Where rhetoric and lean meet

Koskela, L., 2015, Proceedings of IGLC 23 - 23rd Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction: Global Knowledge - Global Solutions. The International Group for Lean Construction, p. 527-535 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Lenses
Compliance
2014
7 Citations (Scopus)

Addressing information flow in lean production management and control in construction

Dave, B., Kubler, S., Främling, K. & Koskela, L., 2014, 22nd Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction: Understanding and Improving Project Based Production, IGLC 2014. The International Group for Lean Construction, p. 581-592 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Production control
Planning
Communication systems
Computer systems
Availability

An improvement strategy for the defects and rework management process within an SME: An action research approach

Taggart, M., Koskela, L. K. & Rooke, J. A., 2014, Proceedings 30th Annual Association of Researchers in Construction Management Conference, ARCOM 2014. Association of Researchers in Construction Management, p. 1059-1068 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Defects
Planning
Supply chains
Industry
Contractors
8 Citations (Scopus)

Challenges and opportunities in implementing lean and BIM on an infrastructure project

Dave, B., Boddy, S. & Koskela, L., 1 Jan 2014, 21st Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction 2013, IGLC 2013. The International Group for Lean Construction, p. 741-750 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Construction industry
Synchronization
Visualization
7 Citations (Scopus)

Digital kanban for earthwork site management

Kirchbach, K., Koskela, L. & Gehbauer, F., 2014, 22nd Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction: Understanding and Improving Project Based Production, IGLC 2014. The International Group for Lean Construction, p. 663-676 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Excavators
Enterprise resource planning
Logistics
Industry
Information systems
14 Citations (Scopus)

If CPM is so bad, why have we been using it so long?

Koskela, L., Howell, G., Pikas, E. & Dave, B., 2014, 22nd Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction: Understanding and Improving Project Based Production, IGLC 2014. The International Group for Lean Construction, p. 27-37 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Production control
Scheduling
21 Citations (Scopus)

Improving construction management practice with the Last Planner System: A case study

Alsehaimi, A. O., Fazenda, P. T. & Koskela, L., 14 Jan 2014, In : Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management. 21, 1, p. 51-64 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Management practices
Construction management
Planning
Construction industry
Lean construction

Interfaces, flows, and problems of construction supply chains: A case study in Brazil

De Souza, D. V. S. & Koskela, L., 2014, 22nd Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction: Understanding and Improving Project Based Production, IGLC 2014. The International Group for Lean Construction, p. 1095-1106 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Supply chains
Industry
Enterprise resource planning
Contractors
2 Citations (Scopus)

Practices for designing and improving construction supply chain management

De Souza, D. V. S. & Koskela, L., 1 Jan 2014, 21st Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction 2013, IGLC 2013. The International Group for Lean Construction, p. 155-164 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Supply chain management
Supply chains
Industry
3 Citations (Scopus)

Target costing in construction: A comparative study

De Melo, R. S. S., Kaushik, A., Koskela, L., Granja, A. D., Keraminiyage, K. & Tzortzopoulos, P., 2014, 22nd Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction: Understanding and Improving Project Based Production, IGLC 2014. The International Group for Lean Construction, p. 183-194 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Construction industry
Cost reduction
Automotive industry
Life cycle
Lenses

The Aristotelian Proto-Theory of Design

Koskela, L., Codinhoto, R., Tzortzopoulos, P. & Kagioglou, M., 26 Feb 2014, An Anthology of Theories and Models of Design: Philosophy, Approaches and Empirical Explorations. Chakrabarti, A. & Blessing, L. T. M. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 285-303 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

19 Citations (Scopus)

The role of the supply chain in the elimination and reduction of construction rework and defects: an action research approach

Taggart, M., Koskela, L. & Rooke, J., 22 Apr 2014, In : Construction Management and Economics. 32, 7-8, p. 829-842 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Supply chains
Defects
Contractors
Cost reduction
Industry
12 Citations (Scopus)

The wastes of production in construction: A TFV based taxonomy

Bølviken, T., Rooke, J. & Koskela, L., 2014, 22nd Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction: Understanding and Improving Project Based Production, IGLC 2014. The International Group for Lean Construction, p. 811-822 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Taxonomies
1 Citation (Scopus)

Understanding production management of refurbishment projects of a housing association: An exploratory case study

Kemmer, S. & Koskela, L., 2014, 22nd Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction: Understanding and Improving Project Based Production, IGLC 2014: Understanding and Improving Project Based Production, IGLC 2014. The International Group for Lean Construction, p. 651-662 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Project management
Planning
Industry
2013
35 Citations (Scopus)

A complex systems theory perspective of lean production

Saurin, T. A., Rooke, J. & Koskela, L., 1 Oct 2013, In : International Journal of Production Research. 51, 19, p. 5824-5838 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

System theory
Large scale systems
Lean production
Systems theory
Complex systems

Guidelines for the management of complex socio-technical systems: An exploratory study of a refurbishment project

Saurin, T. A., Rooke, J., Koskela, L. & Kemmer, S., 1 Sep 2013, 21st Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction 2013, IGLC 2013. The International Group for Lean Construction, p. 13-22 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
System theory
Visibility
Large scale systems
Decision making
42 Citations (Scopus)

Need for alternative research approaches in construction management: Case of delay studies

Alsehaimi, A., Koskela, L. & Tzortzopoulos, P., Oct 2013, In : Journal of Management in Engineering. 29, 4, p. 407-413 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Project management
Developing countries
Construction management
Management research
Research methods
6 Citations (Scopus)

Rhetoric and Design

Ballard, G. & Koskela, L., 19 Aug 2013, Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Engineering Design, Design for Harmonies Vol 2: Design Theory and Research Methodology. Lindemann, U., Venkataraman, S., Se Kim, Y., Won Lee, S., Clarkson, J. & Cascini, G. (eds.). Vol. 2. 10 p. (ICED).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Engineering Design
Design
Probable
Patents and inventions
Arrangement

The Role of the Supply Chain in Elimination and Reduction of Construction Rework and Defects: An Action Research Approach

Taggart, M., Koskela, L. & Rooke, J., Sep 2013, Proceedings 29th Annual Association of Researchers in Construction Management Conference, ARCOM 2013. Smith, S. D. & Ahiaga-Dagbui, D. D. (eds.). Association of Researchers in Construction Management, p. 503-512 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Supply chains
Defects
Cost reduction
Contractors
Construction industry
6 Citations (Scopus)

The two pillars of design theory: Method of analysis and rhetoric

Koskela, L. J. & Ballard, G., 19 Aug 2013, Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Engineering Design, Design for Harmonies Vol 2: Design Theory and Research Methodology. Lindemann, U., Venkataraman, S., Kim, Y. S., Lee, S. W., Clarkson, J. & Cascini, G. (eds.). Vol. 2. p. 21-30 10 p. (ICED).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Anomaly
Design
Assignment
Term
Concepts
2 Citations (Scopus)

Visual Management in industrial construction: A case study

Tezel, A., Koskela, L. J. & Tzortzopoulos, P., 2013, 21st Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction 2013, IGLC 2013. The International Group for Lean Construction, p. 675-684 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Visual communication
Reels
Cranes
Pipe
Fabrication
25 Citations (Scopus)

Which are the wastes of construction?

Koskela, L., Bølviken, T. & Rooke, J., 1 Sep 2013, 21st Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction 2013, IGLC 2013. The International Group for Lean Construction, p. 3-12 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Derivatives
Industry
Lean production
2012
3 Citations (Scopus)

Collaborative supply chain practices during severe economic downturn in the Republic of Ireland

Taggart, M., Koskela, L. & Rooke, J., 1 Sep 2012, Association of Researchers in Construction Management, ARCOM 2012: Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference. Smith, S. D. (ed.). Association of Researchers in Construction Management, Vol. 2. p. 687-695 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Supply chains
Supply chain management
Economics
Industry
Supply chain
9 Citations (Scopus)

Design science research in lean construction: Process and outcomes

Da Rocha, C. G., Formoso, C. T., Tzortzopoulos-Fazenda, P., Koskela, L. & Tezel, A., 2012, Proceedings for the 20th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction: IGLC 2012. 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)

Interpreting parameter analysis through the proto-theory of design

Kroll, E. & Koskela, L., 1 Dec 2012, Proceedings of DESIGN 2012, the 12th International Design Conference, Dubrovnik, Croatia. Dorian, M., Mario, S., Neven, P. & Nenad, B. (eds.). Vol. DS 70. p. 1233-1242 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Conceptual Design
Conceptual design
Methodology
Design
Similarity
14 Citations (Scopus)

Is production outside management?

Koskela, L. & Ballard, G., 1 Dec 2012, In : Building Research and Information. 40, 6, p. 724-737 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Management science
Economics
Costs
4 Citations (Scopus)

Lean health care: The success of a toolkit depends also on the people who use the tools

Rooke, J., Koskela, L. & Kagioglou, M., 1 Sep 2012, In : Annals of Emergency Medicine. 60, 3, p. 395-396 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2011

An examination of visual management on finnish construction sites

Tezel, A., Koskela, L., Tzortzopoulos, P., Koskenvesa, A. & Sahlstedt, S., 2011, 19th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction 2011, IGLC 2011. p. 115-124 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Sensory aids
Construction industry
Industry
1 Citation (Scopus)

A response to critics of lean construction

Ballard, G. & Koskela, L., 1 Jan 2011, In : Lean Construction Journal. 2011, Special Issue, p. 13-22 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Winches
Management science
Education
Systems analysis
Industry
1 Citation (Scopus)

A response to critics of lean construction

Ballard, G. & Koskela, L., 1 Dec 2011, 19th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction 2011, IGLC 2011. p. 94-103 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Winches
Management science
Education
Systems analysis
Industry
78 Citations (Scopus)

BIM adoption and implementation for architectural practices

Arayici, Y., Coates, P., Koskela, L., Kagioglou, M., Usher, C. & O'Reilly, K., 5 Apr 2011, In : Structural Survey. 29, 1, p. 7-25 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Industry
5 Citations (Scopus)

Fifty years of irrelevance: The wild goose chase of management science

Koskela, L., 1 Dec 2011, 19th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction 2011, IGLC 2011. p. 84-93 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Management science
Social sciences
Education
Industry
2 Citations (Scopus)

Fifty years of irrelevance: The wild goose chase of management science

Koskela, L., 1 Jan 2011, In : Lean Construction Journal. 2011, Special Issue, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Management science
Social sciences
Brushes
Education
Technology transfer
Industry
Knowledge transfer
Built environment
Knowledge-based
183 Citations (Scopus)

Technology adoption in the BIM implementation for lean architectural practice

Arayici, Y., Coates, P., Koskela, L., Kagioglou, M., Usher, C. & O'Reilly, K., 1 Mar 2011, In : Automation in Construction. 20, 2, p. 189-195 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Industry
Sustainable development
Productivity
1 Citation (Scopus)

Time allocation of site management

Marjasalo, A., Koskenvesa, A., Tolonen, T. & Koskela, L., 1 Dec 2011, 19th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction 2011, IGLC 2011. p. 230-239 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Planning
Project management
4 Citations (Scopus)

What are the big issues in cost management?

Hanid, M., Siriwardena, M. & Koskela, L., 1 Dec 2011, 19th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction 2011, IGLC 2011. p. 424-433 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Costs
Lean production
2010
9 Citations (Scopus)

Achieving a lean wayfinding system in complex hospital environments: Design and through-life management

Rooke, C. N., Koskela, L. J. & Tzortzopoulos, P., 2010, 18th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, IGLC 18 : What Do We Think and What Do We Know? - Challenging Lean Construction Thinking. The International Group for Lean Construction, p. 233-242 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Knowledge management
Life cycle

Construction cost management: An analytical taxonomy for critical literature review

Hanid, M., Koskela, L. & Siriwardena, M., 1 Dec 2010, COBRA 2010: Construction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Taxonomies
Costs
207 Citations (Scopus)

Interaction of lean and building information modeling in construction

Sacks, R., Koskela, L., Dave, B. A. & Owen, R., 1 Sep 2010, In : Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 136, 9, p. 968-980 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Construction industry
Information technology
Managers
Information modeling
Interaction
1 Citation (Scopus)

On theory of production in economics and production management

Koskela, L., 9 Nov 2010, Modern Construction Economics: Theory and Application. de Valence, G. (ed.). Spon Press Taylor & Francis Group, p. 80-99 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Economics
Industrial plants
Industry
Fate
Factory
8 Citations (Scopus)

Process transparency on construction sites: Examples from construction companies in Brazil

Tezel, A., Koskela, L. J., Tzortzopoulos-Fazenda, P., Formoso, C. T., Alves, T., Neto, B., Viana, D. & Mota, B., 2010, 18th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, IGLC 18 : What Do We Think and What Do We Know? - Challenging Lean Construction Thinking. The International Group for Lean Construction, p. 296-305 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Transparency
Industry
1 Citation (Scopus)

Social construction: Understanding construction in a human context

Slivon, C. A., Howell, G. A., Koskela, L. & Rooke, J., 2010, In : Lean Construction Journal. 2010, p. 66-75 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Linguistics
Planning
Natural sciences
Physics
Innovation
11 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Knowledge management
Physical properties
Bearings (structural)
Resuscitation
Hotels
2009
123 Citations (Scopus)

Collaborative knowledge management-A construction case study

Dave, B. & Koskela, L., 1 Nov 2009, In : Automation in Construction. 18, 7, p. 894-902 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Knowledge management
Construction industry
Industry
Wheels
Personnel
20 Citations (Scopus)

Communities of practice in construction case study organisations: Questions and insights

Ruikar, K., Koskela, L. & Sexton, M., 9 Oct 2009, In : Construction Innovation. 9, 4, p. 434-448 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Knowledge management
Ports and harbors
Industry