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The construction industry is challenged with attracting and retaining qualified workers. Of contractors surveyed for this research, 70% are experiencing shortages of workers nationwide, with some locations reporting turnovers of 400%. Therefore, a work force has turned over fo...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-135 2/7/2016 6:11:47 AM
Nanotechnology in construction is generally understood as the understanding and control of materials at the nanoscale and the improvements of fabrication processes, tools, and techniques for the production of bulk quantities. Huge benefits are predicted for nanotechnology appl...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-251 2/7/2016 6:16:26 AM
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/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/General-CII-Information/topics/BM-BMM 2/7/2016 6:21:03 AM
This Topic has been superseded by RT-230 This research team focused on proving that there is value in managing organizational knowledge. Knowledge originates from the experiences of the elements of an organization and is retained in the form of corporate memory. Through their...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-123 2/7/2016 6:11:18 AM
Trust is believed to be a factor in reducing project costs, while a lack of trust in business relationships is thought to be related to inefficiencies and increased project costs.A trusting relationship between the parties is based on a mutual understanding of each other@s cap...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Organization-Communication/topics/RT-024 2/7/2016 6:15:53 AM
This Topic has been superseded by RT-166 Research Team 166 supersedes the prior research conducted by Research Team 42. However, RT-042 provides a good primer on the subject of barriers to implementation. The objective of Research Team 42 was to identify and study the impact...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-042 2/7/2016 6:20:20 AM
The construction industry@s skilled worker pool continues to shrink. The decreasing number of young people entering the work force and the failure to recruit from non-traditional labor pools both contribute to this troublesome trend. Over the past thirty years, real wages of c...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-182 2/7/2016 6:13:27 AM
RT-32 was formed to continue research into the area of worker safety. Specifically, it sought to show owners and contractors how to achieve zero accidents on construction projects, and to convince management of the value of an effective safety program by identifying techniques...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Safety/topics/RT-032 2/7/2016 6:18:53 AM
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/risk-management/topics/rt-181#presentation216 4/17/2019 7:31:35 PM
In 2016, CII and the Charles Pankow Foundation co-funded a research team that examined schedule performance measurement. This research built upon the theoretical foundations for a schedule performance measure (or index) developed in previous research. Specifically, the purpose...
/topic-summaries-data/cpf/cpf-rga-07-16-construction-industry-validation-of-schedule-performance-measure 11/18/2019 8:06:26 AM
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