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The objective of CII Research Team (RT) 281 was to investigate @the skill set that will be required by the project manager of the future.@ The research found that the duties and responsibilities of construction project managers (PMs) are currently undergoing a significant shif...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-281 2/7/2016 6:17:43 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
Cost estimating is a critical function for successful capital or maintenance projects, and reliable estimates depend heavily on the competency of cost estimators. Owners depend on accurate data to make business decisions, which can heavily impact the profitability of the compa...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Controls/topics/RT-253 2/7/2016 6:16:32 AM
Evaluation of project managers has traditionally been a qualitative assessment. While previous CII research teams have studied Project Manager skills (RT-281 Project Manager Skills for the Future), prior research had not been done on quantitatively determining competencies. Th...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-306 2/7/2016 6:18:11 AM
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
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
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
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
Co-sponsored with CURTFrontline supervisors @ Foremen and General Foremen @ are responsible for translating construction plans into productive practice. Despite the importance of these roles, RT-330@s experience and research findings indicate weaknesses in frontline supervisio...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-330 2/7/2016 6:19:03 AM
Labor productivity, craft training, and the declining number of entrants into construction crafts present critical challenges for the construction industry.@This research report examines the effect of various labor utilization strategies for a multi-skilled workforce.@The work...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-137 2/7/2016 6:11:53 AM
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