Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Title in Portuguese: Exploiting motivation in the change towards autonomation in construction projects
Author: Miranda Filho, Antonio Nunes de
Costa, Jorge Moreira da
Heineck, Luiz Fernando Mählmann
Keywords: Produção enxuta
Motivação no trabalho
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: International Group for Lean Construction
Citation: MIRANDA FILHO, A. N. ; COSTA, J. M. ; HEINECK, L. F. M. Exploiting motivation in the change towards autonomation in construction projects. In: INTERNATIONAL GROUP FOR LEAN CONSTRUCTION,15., 2007, Michigan. Anais… Michigan: International Group for Lean Construction, 2007.
Abstract: By strictly focusing on variables in the work environment, project managers are likely to overlook why workers behave differently when exposed to similar challenges under the same motivational factors. This is a problem that calls for a better understanding on worker motivation and personality types considered proper to the new production paradigm. The interest in the subject comes from the speculation that the implementation of autonomation in the construction sector may lie beyond the best practice programmes and the discussion of adequate cultural and leadership characteristics. This paper summarizes an empirical qualitative study, which aims to illustrate differences in personal motives and how such differences can be balanced to better suit lean practices. The discussion is based on lessons learned from two case studies where autonomous crews were implemented to react to the vicissitudes of work in a construction projects context. The conclusions show the close relationship between worker motivation and strategic choices in production strategy. This has allowed the identification of two
metadata.dc.type: Artigo de Evento
Appears in Collections:DECC - Trabalhos apresentados em eventos

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
2007_eve_lfmheineck.pdf65,28 kBAdobe PDFView/Open

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.