Productivity, Challenges, and Applying Mass Customization in the Building and Construction Industry

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Abstract

The productivity in the Danish construction industry is significantly less compared to other sectors in Denmark. It has only doubled over the last 50 years, and based on this fact, this paper as a starting point look into the productivity of the building and construction industry to investigate trend similarities with other countries. Hereafter a literature study elaborates the challenges within the building and construction industry to understand the conditions that strain the industry in improving productivity.

Mass customization as a strategy has increased productivity and competitiveness in other industries in Denmark, and despite that mass customization has not been explored much in the research field of the building and construction industry, so implementing this strategy might affect the building and construction industry in a positive way. Therefore, this paper also study some indicators that justify mass customization as a strategy applicable within the building and construction industry, as well as some assumptions and requirements of applying mass customization.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCustomization 4.0 : Proceedings of the 9th World Mass Customization & Personalization Conference (MCPC 2017), Aachen, Germany, November 20th-21st, 2017
Number of pages14
PublisherSpringer Publishing Company
Publication date21 Jun 2018
Edition1
Pages551-565
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-77555-5
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-77556-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Jun 2018
Event9th World Mass Customization & Personalization Conference (MCPC 2017) -
Duration: 20 Nov 201721 Nov 2017

Conference

Conference9th World Mass Customization & Personalization Conference (MCPC 2017)
Period20/11/201721/11/2017
SeriesSpringer Proceedings in Business and Economics
ISSN2198-7246

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Jensen, K. N., Nielsen, K., Brunø, T. D., & Larsen, J. K. (2018). Productivity, Challenges, and Applying Mass Customization in the Building and Construction Industry. In Customization 4.0: Proceedings of the 9th World Mass Customization & Personalization Conference (MCPC 2017), Aachen, Germany, November 20th-21st, 2017 (1 ed., pp. 551-565). Springer Publishing Company. Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-77556-2_34
Jensen, Kim Nørgaard ; Nielsen, Kjeld ; Brunø, Thomas Ditlev ; Larsen, Jesper Kranker. / Productivity, Challenges, and Applying Mass Customization in the Building and Construction Industry. Customization 4.0: Proceedings of the 9th World Mass Customization & Personalization Conference (MCPC 2017), Aachen, Germany, November 20th-21st, 2017. 1. ed. Springer Publishing Company, 2018. pp. 551-565 (Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics).
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Productivity, Challenges, and Applying Mass Customization in the Building and Construction Industry. / Jensen, Kim Nørgaard; Nielsen, Kjeld; Brunø, Thomas Ditlev; Larsen, Jesper Kranker.

Customization 4.0: Proceedings of the 9th World Mass Customization & Personalization Conference (MCPC 2017), Aachen, Germany, November 20th-21st, 2017. 1. ed. Springer Publishing Company, 2018. p. 551-565 (Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics).

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Jensen KN, Nielsen K, Brunø TD, Larsen JK. Productivity, Challenges, and Applying Mass Customization in the Building and Construction Industry. In Customization 4.0: Proceedings of the 9th World Mass Customization & Personalization Conference (MCPC 2017), Aachen, Germany, November 20th-21st, 2017. 1 ed. Springer Publishing Company. 2018. p. 551-565. (Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-77556-2_34