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GA 311 | The Lean Construction Movement with Hal Macomber

By Jessica Bush Updated on March 19th, 2020

This week’s guest is Hal Macomber. Ron and Hal discussed the lean construction movement, the Last Planner System, and more. A MP3 audio version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • The quote that inspires Hal (2:43)
  • Hal’s background (5:29)
  • How lean was introduced to construction (9:51)
  • The Last Planner System (13:57)
  • Some of the key lean tenets (15:30)
  • About Gemba Academy’s new building (19:55)
  • The role of Respect for People (23:29)
  • Who is driving the change (30:04)
  • The improvement to safety (31:48)
  • Some of the challenges they’re facing (35:14)
  • The future and kaizen (40:37)
  • Advice for those interested in lean construction (48:23)

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