On theory of production in economics and production management

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INTRODUCTION All built environment, as well as all the artifacts we are daily using in the framework of it, exists because it has been produced. It is the ability to produce that distinguishes between the rich and the poor nation. It is the ability to produce in a sustainable way that seems to determine the fate of mankind. Without debate, production is of central significance for human societies. However, this invites the question: What do we know about production? What determines the outcome of production? Why are some factories, nations and industries more productive than others? Given that sciences tend to present their most fundamental knowledge in the form of theories: What is our theory of production?
LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationModern Construction Economics
Subtitle of host publicationTheory and Application
EditorsGerard de Valence
PublisherSpon Press Taylor & Francis Group
Chapter5
Pages80-99
Number of pages20
ISBN (Electronic)9780203926895
ISBN (Print)9780415397063
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 9 Nov 2010
Externally publishedYes
Event14th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction - Santiago, Chile
Duration: 25 Jul 200627 Jul 2006
Conference number: 14

Conference

Conference14th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction
Abbreviated titleIGLC-14
CountryChile
CitySantiago
Period25/07/0627/07/06

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Koskela, L. (2010). On theory of production in economics and production management. In G. de Valence (Ed.), Modern Construction Economics: Theory and Application (pp. 80-99). Spon Press Taylor & Francis Group. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203926895
Koskela, Lauri. / On theory of production in economics and production management. Modern Construction Economics: Theory and Application. editor / Gerard de Valence. Spon Press Taylor & Francis Group, 2010. pp. 80-99
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Koskela L. On theory of production in economics and production management. In de Valence G, editor, Modern Construction Economics: Theory and Application. Spon Press Taylor & Francis Group. 2010. p. 80-99 https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203926895