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The purpose of this research was to examine the issue of employee performance and identify the factors influencing that performance. The main objectives of the research were to:Define organization cultureDevelop the means of measuring organization cultureValidate the measureme...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Organization-Communication/topics/RT-011a 2/7/2016 6:08:58 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This Topic has been superseded by RT-230 This research team focused on proving that there is value in managing organizational knowledge.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
The engineering and construction industry is failing to recruit and retain young professionals, and the problem is expected to worsen unless action is taken. Much research has been performed in recruiting and maintaining the skilled workforce, yet recruiting and retaining lead...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-200 2/7/2016 6:13:57 AM
Innovation is an extremely important and essential ingredient for growth and sustainability in the global EPC industry. Currently, there is a deep concern and problem that innovation is lacking in the industry. Through years of research, interviews, and actual case studies RT-...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-243 2/7/2016 6:16:09 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This Topic has been superseded by RT-166 Research Team 166 supersedes the prior research conducted by Research Team 42.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
Project outcome predictability is actually influenced by factors across multiple core competencies intrinsic to capital project delivery. The team found that the processes and tools used to generate, communicate, and revise a project@s cost and schedule forecasts are as divers...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Controls/topics/RT-291 5/4/2016 1:35:57 PM
RT-191 defined lean construction as: @the continuous process of eliminating waste, meeting or exceeding all customer requirements, focusing on the entire value stream, and pursuing perfection in the execution of a constructed project.@ This research identifies the core princip...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-191 2/7/2016 6:13:48 AM
Engineering is one of the most critical aspects of any successful project. Perception within the construction industry holds that current engineering practices are not cost effective. Project costs are scrutinized more and more every day, and engineering is no exception. Owner...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Design-Planning-Optimization/topics/RT-112 2/7/2016 6:10:42 AM
Construction is unique when compared to manufacturing, process, distribution, transportation, and other industries. Each construction project is different: most contracts are awarded based on a competitive bidding or selection process; projects usually must be planned and exec...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-006c 6/6/2016 8:31:02 AM
Since the establishment of the Construction Industry Institute (CII) in 1983, its industry members and academic researchers have collaborated on research to improve the cost effectiveness of capital project delivery. CII research on the industry@s processes and methods has gen...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Performance-Assessment/topics/BM-VBP 2/7/2016 6:21:27 AM
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