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The initial objective of RT-14 (which includes products from Task Force 85-14: @Education and Training) was to capture benchmarks on then-current and near-future needs for education and training in construction.@Their foundational report was released in 1990,@@Acquisition of S...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-014a 6/6/2016 1:51:45 PM
Human resources are the most valuable aspect of any effort to upgrade productivity and quality control. Therefore, to attain the goal of more and better construction for the money, it is necessary to upgrade the supply and preparedness of human operatives at all levels.@The CI...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Professional-Development/topics/RT-014b 2/7/2016 6:09:08 AM
When will our nation invest the resources required to rebuild its construction workforce? Our ability to build and maintain our infrastructure system, once the best in the world, has eroded. We are still a world leader in developing technological innovations, but the workforce...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-335 7/10/2018 2:13:34 PM
The development of a formalized mechanism to identify new technologies was initiated by conducting an extensive literature search. This search was necessary to establish a knowledge base associated with construction areas and the nature of research and development taking place...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-015 5/18/2016 12:42:38 PM
This research study was limited to an investigation and prediction of the characteristics of the construction craft work force in the year 2000 as influenced by changes in the United States@ demographic composition, economic, social, technological, organizational, managerial, ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-028 2/7/2016 6:09:32 AM
Indirect Construction Costs (IDCC) are project expenses incurred by the primary construction company for supportive functions and shared general resources that are typical for proper execution of field construction operations and are not accurately or feasibly identifiable wit...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Controls/topics/RT-282 2/7/2016 6:17:46 AM
Due to the competitive nature of the construction market and the omnipresent pressures of time and money on large-scale projects, project teams often launch into construction without taking time to adequately assess their construction readiness. As such, this research aims to ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Planning/topics/RT-DCC-02 7/13/2018 1:12:23 PM
The Construction Industry Institute (CII) has identified a need to advance construction through the development and implementation of technology. Particularly, research related to construction means and methods is minimal compared to other industries and topics within the cons...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-046 2/7/2016 6:20:31 AM
Construction sustainability is the construction phase implementation of practices, strategies, and actions that address current and future environmental, social, and economic needs, while considering capital project safety, quality, cost, and schedule. This research identified...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Sustainability%2c-Environmental-Security/topics/RT-304 4/8/2016 4:45:55 PM
The construction industry typically does a poor job of selecting and training its supervisors. There is insufficient data regarding the direct impact of supervisory training on improved supervisory performance, productivity, or overall company profits. However, the research di...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Professional-Development/topics/RT-040 2/7/2016 6:19:49 AM
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