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Lean Construction Textbooks

 

Compiled by

 

Tariq Sami Abdelhamid

Construction Management Program

School of Planning, Design and Construction

Michigan State University

(updated May 2,2012)

 

More textbooks are now being published on the topic of Lean Construction.  It is hard, if not impossible, to truly capture all the aspects of Lean Construction in one volume.  Lean Construction includes what we currently know from conventional construction management and supplements that with much needed dimensions that have been overlooked for many years. 

 

Book

Author

Year

Publisher

Price

Lean Construction

Luis Alarcon

1997

Taylor and Francis

$150-213.91

Off-site Fabrication: Pre-fabrication, Pre-assembly and Modularisation

Alistair G.F. Gibb

1999

Whittles Publishing

$124.96

Refabricating Architecture: How Manufacturing Methodologies are Poised to Transform Building Construction

Stephen Kieran, James Timberlake

2003

McGraw-Hill Professional

$14.24

Profitable Partnering for Lean Construction

Clive Thomas Cain

2004

Wiley - Blackwell

$30.00

Concurrent Engineering in Construction Projects

Chimay Anumba, John M. Kamara, Anne-Francoise Cutting-Decelle (Editors)

2006

Spon Research

$137.23

The Management of Complex Projects: A Relationship Approach [Paperback]

Stephen Pryke and Hedley Smyth

2006

Wiley - Blackwell

$91.99

People and Culture in Construction: A Reader

Andrew Dainty, Stuart Green, Barbara Bagilhole (Editors)

2007

Spon Press

$170.00 

Construction Supply Chain Economics

Kerry London

2007

Spon Press

$130-180

Construction Supply Chain Management Handbook

William J. O'Brien , Carlos T. Formoso, Vrijhoef Ruben, Kerry London (Editors)

2008

CRC Press

$115.05

BIM Handbook: A Guide to Building Information Modeling for Owners, Managers, Designers, Engineers and Contractors

Chuck Eastman , Paul Teicholz, Rafael Sacks, Kathleen Liston

2008

Wiley

$62.29

BIG BIM little bim

Finith E. Jernigan

2008

4Site Press

$21.72

The Simply Lean Pocket Guide for Construction - Tools for the Elimination of Waste in the Design-Bid-Build Construction Project Cycle

Shawn Hayes, Mark Tapping, and Brian Sedwick, Judy Pratt-Williams, Macie Doyle

2008

Don Tapping

$12.95

Collaborative Relationships in Construction: Developing Frameworks and Networks

Hedley Smyth (Editor), Stephen Pryke (Editor)

2008

Wiley - Blackwell

$139.99

BIM and Construction Management: Proven Tools, Methods, and Workflows

Brad Hardin

2009

Sybex

$26.863

Construction Supply Chain Management

Stephen Pryke

2009

Wiley - Blackwell

$130.38

The Commercial Real Estate Revolution: Nine Transforming Keys to Lowering Costs, Cutting Waste, and Driving Change in a Broken Industry

Rex Miller , Dean Strombom, Mark Iammarino, Bill Black

2009

Wiley

$26.37

Modern Construction: Lean Project Delivery and Integrated Practices

Lincoln H. Forbes and Syed M. Ahmed

2010

CRC Press

$113.68

Lean Culture for the Construction Industry: Building Responsible and Committed Project Teams

Gary Santorella

2010

CRC Press

$62.95

The End of Project Overruns: Lean and Beyond for Engineering, Procurement and Construction

Robert M. Patty & Michael A. Denton

2010

Universal-Publishers

$142.03

Prefab Architecture: A Guide to Modular Design and Construction

Ryan E. Smith

2010

Wiley

$48.88

Lean Construction:  One Company’s Journey to Success

Ted J. Angelo

2012

WCM Associates

$22.95

An Introduction to Lean Construction:  Applying Lean to Construction Organizations and Processes

Larry Rubrich

2012

WCM Associates

$42.00

Social Network Analysis in Construction

Stephen Pryke

2012

Wiley – Blackwell

$64.83

 

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