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The CII High Performance Work Teams Research Team investigated methods for establishing high performance project teams that could achieve breakthrough project performance. The research team has discovered a number of factors that have been shown statistically to be predictiv...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Organization-Communication/topics/RT-134 2/7/2016 6:11:44 AM
Research Team (RT) 31 followed two distinctly different areas in the general subject area of quality. The first is Total Quality Management (TQM). Publication SP31-1 Implementing TQM in Engineering and Construction defines four elements associated with TQM implementation.TQM ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Quality-Management/topics/RT-031 2/7/2016 6:18:26 AM
The successful execution of capital projects depends on the effectiveness of project teams team members with diverse backgrounds, conflicting goals, and who answer to different employers. Just as the process of design and construction calls for the input of different discipl...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Organization-Communication/topics/RT-204 2/7/2016 6:14:43 AM
Best Practice Definition The systematic process of measuring an organization s performance against recognized leaders for the purpose of determining best practices that lead to superior performance when adapted and utilized. Topic Summaries
/resources/knowledgebase/best-practices/benchmarking-metrics 2/15/2016 11:27:47 PM
Commissioning and startup (CSU) success is a key driver of overall capital project success. The research team identified 16 critical success factors (CSFs) that drive commissioning and startup success, and then characterized these factors with recommended timing of implementat...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Commissioning%2c-Startup-Handover/topics/RT-312 2/7/2016 6:18:33 AM
The objective of RT-190 was to determine the role and influence that owners have in the area of construction safety. The research focused on the owner s involvement in safety management as demonstrated through the selection of safe contractors, inclusion of safety requirements...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Safety/topics/RT-190 2/7/2016 6:13:44 AM
The Construction Industry Institute s Project Team Risk/Reward Task Force worked with the University of California Berkeley research team to develop a General Performance Model (GPM) that would improve project cost-effectiveness. The GPM allows management to test different com...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-021 2/7/2016 6:09:27 AM
In response to growing CII member interest in the issue of counterfeiting, RT-264 investigated and has made recommendations on product integrity concerns from low-cost sourcing countries. Data were collected from face-to-face interviews, as well as photographic and documentary...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Quality-Management/topics/RT-264 4/25/2016 2:19:17 PM
Cost effectiveness is a key performance indicator for construction projects and the construction industry as a whole. The Business Roundtable s Construction Industry Cost Effectiveness (CICE) Project was conducted to evaluate the areas of the construction industry, which lacke...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-017a 2/7/2016 6:09:15 AM
RT-133 s charter was to evaluate the Design-Build (D-B) project delivery system, comparing its attributes and success measures to those of two other delivery systems commonly used in building construction: Design-Bid-Build (D-B-B) and Construction Management (CM) At Risk. The ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Procurement-Contracts/topics/RT-133 2/7/2016 6:11:40 AM
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