IKEA pattern and revolution of the construction industry

Heng Li*, H. L. Guo, T. Huang, Y. K. Chan, M. Skitmore

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The IKEA organisation is well known for its efficient management and manufacturing approach for home furnishings. With suitable technological adaptation, the approach offers a new way for the management and construction of construction projects. In the following sections, the IKEA approach is briefly introduced and the adaptations necessary for use on construction projects are described. Finally, a case study is described to illustrate its use in practice.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCollaborative Construction Information Management
EditorsGeoffrey Shen, Peter Brandon, Andrew Baldwin
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)0203883632, 9780203883631
Publication statusPublished - 22 May 2009
Externally publishedYes


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