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Problem Solving and Decision Making Session 7

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  1. Problem Solving and Decision MakingSession 7

  2. Effective Production Planning • Learning Objectives • Learn the difference between reactive and proactive • Learn how production and productivity differ and how they are influenced • Learn how to use a new tool and an old tool to analyze an operation • Use the case study to apply what you are learning An AGC Construction Learning Tool

  3. A Review of the Previous Session • A cause and effect diagram • Subcontracting • Case study presentation An AGC Construction Learning Tool

  4. Proactive Problem Reduction • Three steps: • Identifying problems • Anticipating problems in advance • Taking specific action to avoid or reduce these problems • the more time you spend specifically anticipating problems, the more problems you can eliminate or reduce in advance • the cost of avoiding a problem is usually much less than the cost of solving one An AGC Construction Learning Tool

  5. Production and Productivity • Definition of productivity • Simplicity of construction • Increasing productivity • Classifications of work • The six basic elements of work • Effective production planning • Pressure for production • The process of production planning An AGC Construction Learning Tool

  6. The Class Case Study • Assignment: • Construct a cause and effect diagram for the pre-cast panel erection process using the tilt-up basics method • Complete the production analysis of the steps involved in the tilt-up method An AGC Construction Learning Tool

  7. Using on the Job What You Have Learned Today • Make notes on your action plan • Jobsite Assignment • Do a production analysis worksheet for two activities on your project • To Get Ready for Session 8 • Read the material for Session 8, Production Process Improvement • Be sure you understand: • method-controlled and administratively controlled work • production process improvement An AGC Construction Learning Tool

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