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Archive for the ‘LEAN’ Category

What Is the Real Root Cause of the Problems We See in the Office or on a Jobsite?

Taking the 5 Whys to the Next Level

At McKenney’s our teams strive every day to make improvements in our work, on our jobsites and in our customer service. However, it’s not just about making improvements—it’s about making the right improvements. To do this, you need to discover the real issue, also known as the root cause.

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Visual Management in LEAN Construction

A strategy for when things get busy. 

When work ramps up on a jobsite or in the office, a few things will almost certainly happen. We will start working with new members of our team, and our work will begin to get more complex and move at a faster pace. (more…)

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Two Metrics You Should Never Forget

 

Professionals in the built sector know each job comes with its own unique set of challenges and opportunities. What sets the successful projects apart is the ability to maintain safety, quality, and productivity. Key metrics and scoreboards help maintain focus on those important measures that have the most effect on SQP.

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A CLEAN Workspace Is a Safe & Productive Workspace

Good housekeeping is all about the phrase “a place for everything, and everything in its place.” On a jobsite or in the office, this means keeping our work areas clean and uncluttered, which is especially important when we’re sharing those areas with others. By engaging in good housekeeping practices and taking ownership of LEAN ideas, we can all be more productive and work more safely together.

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The Big 5 of LEAN Construction

LEANSharing our ideas and values with others.

 

When we look at projects at McKenney’s, there are several areas where LEAN principles and waste reduction can really make an impact. Here’s how you can help!

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