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RT-45 was commissioned by CII to investigate Workers Compensation Insurance practices in the construction industry. Its research, published in 1998, had three objectives:To identify key elements of effective workers compensation management practices and their impacts on proj...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Safety/topics/RT-045 2/7/2016 6:20:28 AM
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
Advances in technology have many benefits. Among the most often cited are improved quality and productivity. The construction industry lags compared to most industries in regard to utilizing advances in technology. The opportunity to improve construction productivity exists, h...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-240 2/7/2016 6:15:56 AM
Almost every project requires some level of field design support during execution. This research examines the results of utilizing increased on-site design instead of remote or home office based design, and presents conclusive evidence that performing design activities on-site...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Design-Planning-Optimization/topics/RT-163 2/7/2016 6:13:01 AM
This research covers the benefits of Pre-mobilization planning by a contractor for competitively bid, fixed-price construction. The ultimate goal of this topic is to define a planning structure which best a) assures development of an accurate cost proposal and other bid submit...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Procurement-Contracts/topics/RT-006b 6/2/2016 1:35:09 PM
An effective team building process can bring significant, not simply marginal, improvements in project execution and results. Use of team building represents a step change in the way projects are managed and in the ultimate project performance.It is not uncommon during the d...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Organization-Communication/topics/RT-037 2/7/2016 6:19:20 AM
RT-319 was chartered to make the case for Advanced Work Packaging (AWP) as a CII Best Practice, to extend and validate the findings of RT-272 Advanced Work Packaging. AWP is a disciplined approach to project planning and execution to increase project performance and predictabi...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-319 5/4/2016 2:22:20 PM
Front end planning (FEP) is the process of developing sufficient information for stakeholders to address risk and to commit resources to maximize the probability of success. When sound construction input is not sought during FEP, the projects fall short of their goals. This is...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Planning/topics/RT-241 4/8/2016 3:40:18 PM
This Topic has been superseded by RT-102. Within the construction industry, partnering, or an optimum relationship between a customer and supplier, offers many opportunities to improve the total quality and cost effectiveness of construction projects while developing an atmos...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Organization-Communication/topics/RT-018 2/7/2016 6:09:18 AM
Pilot projects could be used to disseminate CII concepts effectively throughout the industry, and that these concepts be applied to projects in a planned, orderly way. This research study shares collective experience of the CII action team of industry professionals who have re...
/topic-summaries-data/sd-and-sp/sp-14-pilot-projects-tools-for-implementation 4/22/2016 3:45:43 PM
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