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dc.contributor.authorAhuja, Ritu
dc.contributor.authorSawhney, Anil
dc.contributor.authorArif, Mohammed
dc.date.accessioned2017-12-22T10:14:23Z
dc.date.available2017-12-22T10:14:23Z
dc.date.issued2018-11-19
dc.identifier.citationAhuja, R., Sawhney, A., Arif, M. (2017) 'Developing organizational capabilities to deliver lean and green project outcomes using BIM', Engineering Construction and Architectural Management, 25 (10). pp. 1255-1276
dc.identifier.issn0969-9988
dc.identifier.doi10.1108/ECAM-08-2017-0175
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2436/621017
dc.description.abstractThis paper describes the process through which an organization develops organizational capabilities by tapping the technical skills and social skills of its employees in the use of BIM to deliver lean and green project outcomes. The resulting framework for BIM-based organizational capabilities development comprising of three hierarchical layers—technology, process and outcomes—is explained. For this study, BIM has been identified as an enabler and a process for achieving lean and green outcomes on construction projects. Based on a detailed literature review, this paper identifies the organizational capabilities needed by the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) organizations to effectively implement BIM on construction projects. The study has been conducted through a sequential mixed-method approach involving semi-structured interviews, focus groups, and qualitative comparative analyses. It was discovered that to attain desired project outcomes, an organization needs to embrace an underlying BIM adoption culture not only within its project teams but also within the organization as a whole. The study also concluded that an integrated approach to BIM usage—connecting it with lean and green initiatives—on construction projects resulted in improved project outcomes, especially ones targeting lean and green aspects of improvements. The proposed outline for BIM-based organizational capabilities will help the organizations focus on the ‘human factors’ along with the technical factors while striving for successful usage within their organizations. Using the organizational capabilities matrix, this paper highlights the importance of technical and social skill sets of an individual employee and their role in developing the organizational capabilities to gain the desired lean and green outcomes.
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherEmerald
dc.relation.urlhttps://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/ECAM-08-2017-0175
dc.subjectBuilding Information Modelling (BIM);
dc.subjectAEC sector;
dc.subjectBIM capabilities
dc.subjectlean principles
dc.subjectgreen principles
dc.subjectorganizational capabilities
dc.titleDeveloping organizational capabilities to deliver lean and green project outcomes using BIM
dc.typeJournal article
dc.identifier.journalEngineering Construction and Architectural Management
dc.date.accepted2017-12-01
rioxxterms.funderUniversity of Wolverhampton
rioxxterms.identifier.projectUoW221217MA
rioxxterms.versionAM
rioxxterms.licenseref.urihttps://creativecommons.org/CC BY-NC-ND 4.0
rioxxterms.licenseref.startdate2019-05-01
dc.source.volume25
dc.source.issue10
dc.source.beginpage1255
dc.source.endpage1276
refterms.dateFCD2018-10-19T09:24:44Z
refterms.versionFCDAM


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