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Transformational Leadership and its impact on Lean Implementation
Kim, Yong-Woo; Hochstatter, Kirk;
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 Abstract
With the multitude of variables that may play a role in a company`s Lean journey, it is becoming more understood that leadership plays a significant role in implementing lean principles on construction projects. The goal of this research is to investigate the relationship between leadership and Lean Construction implementation. The research uses a quantitative research in which a survey was conducted, followed by a statistical analysis to test the hypothesis. Through the statistical analysis of survey data, the research finds that there is positive relation between the level of transformational leadership and the effectiveness of lean implementation. When an organization is implementing organizational change like Lean, traits of leaders must not be underestimated. The study findings may contribute to the knowledge of lean construction leadership by bridging the gap between leadership and the effectiveness of lean implementation.
 Keywords
Lean construction;organizational change;leadership;implementation strategy;transformational leadership;
 Language
English
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