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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
When will our nation invest the resources required to rebuild its construction workforce? Our ability to build and maintain our infrastructure system, once the best in the world, has eroded. We are still a world leader in developing technological innovations, but the workforce...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-335 7/10/2018 2:13:34 PM
The construction industry@s skilled worker pool continues to shrink. The decreasing number of young people entering the work force and the failure to recruit from non-traditional labor pools both contribute to this troublesome trend. Over the past thirty years, real wages of c...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-182 2/7/2016 6:13:27 AM
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
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
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
Supply of a younger and capable craft person has continued to vanish as the older generation retires. In order to combat this industry leaders have to work together in order to promote growth with a depleting workforce.The main objective of the RT-231 team was to quantify the ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Professional-Development/topics/RT-231 2/7/2016 6:15:38 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
The construction industry is challenged with attracting and retaining qualified workers. Of contractors surveyed for this research, 70% are experiencing shortages of workers nationwide, with some locations reporting turnovers of 400%. Therefore, a work force has turned over fo...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-135 2/7/2016 6:11:47 AM
Materials management is a complex and comprehensive process involving people, organizations, technologies, and processes that manage the definition, sourcing, planning, quantification, supplier qualification, purchasing, supplier QA/QC, expediting, transportation, logistics, a...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Materials-Management/topics/RT-257 2/7/2016 6:16:45 AM
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