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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
Previous CII research on productivity has taken management@s perspective. In 2004, however, CII sought a new perspective of construction productivity: that of the craft worker. CII formed the Work Force View of Construction Productivity Research Team (RT-215) to collect data o...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-215 2/7/2016 6:15:10 AM
This research project@s objectives were to improve the understanding of how project teams are formed and key leaders are selected. It appeared at the onset of the project that a need existed for 1)@a@better understanding of the process that managers use to combine personnel in...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Organization-Communication/topics/RT-103 2/7/2016 6:10:05 AM
Chartered by CII during 1987-1991, RT-11 @Employee Effectiveness Task Force@ studied the following three independent topics under the theme of construction employee effectiveness:Open Shop Construction Workers and Their Work EnvironmentSubstance Abuse:@The Problem and its Solu...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-011b 6/6/2016 1:41:16 PM
Although the procedures and implementation@guidelines for Advanced Work Packaging (AWP) have been@well defined by previous research, the industry still recognizes an issue with deploying AWP: a gap exists between the Engineering and Construction@disciplines. This gap has espec...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-TC-01 3/15/2019 4:28:30 PM
RT-256 was formed to study the following essential question: @What is the relationship between the leadership behaviors of site leadership personnel and project safety performance?@ To do this, the team collected data from 31 CII member-company projects regarding leaders@ valu...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Safety/topics/RT-256 2/7/2016 6:16:42 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
Partnering@s bottom line: a construction industry process that strengthens both projects and partners, tightens schedules, safeguards quality, and enhances each partner@s competitive edge.The CII Partnering II Research Team is a follow-up to the original CII Partnering Task Fo...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Organization-Communication/topics/RT-102 2/7/2016 6:10:02 AM
Have you ever walked into a model review session or looked into a model and wondered about the level of maturity for the deliverables?Over the past decade, the adoption of a model-driven approach to engineering has dramatically changed the delivery and coordination methods in ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Controls/topics/RT-332 7/24/2017 2:13:47 PM
There is wide consensus that risks are often inappropriately allocated in construction contracts: The party with the strongest negotiating position shifts the risks to those with less leverage (primary contractor, who pushes the risks to the subcontractors and suppliers).@As a...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Risk-Management/topics/RT-210 2/7/2016 6:14:51 AM
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