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RT-13 captures research published in 1991 by CII Safety Task Force 85-13 and includes two significant bodies of work:Research that discusses the influence general contractors have on subcontractor safety performance. This work is supported by research presented for both small ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Safety/topics/RT-013 2/7/2016 6:09:04 AM
CII member firms that provide both design and construction services should formulate a plan for integrating design and construction functions through the integrated database concept (IDB). Design firms that have established long-term relationships with owner clients will be be...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Information-Management-Technology/topics/RT-002a 6/20/2016 12:43:03 PM
This topic contains two sources of information, both dealing with risk management in the construction arena. While the research summary is focused on management of risk for a construction contractor, most of the recommendations presented are equally applicable to owners, desig...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Risk-Management/topics/RT-006f 4/27/2016 12:51:31 PM
This research provides a standardized approach to identifying and communicating owner value interests for a project and aligning the engineering and construction (E C) response. The findings indicate that owner s value interests are granular and not just macro level items such...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-266 4/22/2016 2:58:15 PM
A learning organization is skilled at creating, acquiring, sharing, and applying knowledge, and embracing change and innovation at all levels, resulting in optimum performance and maximum competitive advantage. The EPC industry has a definite need for knowledge-based services ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Professional-Development/topics/RT-201 4/25/2016 8:33:32 AM
This material is a summary and examination of a CII research team s findings resulting from a survey of 104 contractor and owner organizations worldwide. The topic provides an overview of when, why, and how probabilistic approaches are used, and documents the kinds of successe...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Risk-Management/topics/RT-280 2/7/2016 6:17:40 AM
The engineering and construction industry increasingly relies on geographically distributed, or virtual, team to execute project work. This research examines ways the construction industry can maximize the performance of virtual teams by exploring current and emerging virtual...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Organization-Communication/topics/RT-326 6/9/2016 3:17:39 PM
The construction industry typically does a poor job of selecting and training its supervisors. There is insufficient data regarding the direct impact of supervisory training on improved supervisory performance, productivity, or overall company profits. However, the research di...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Professional-Development/topics/RT-040 2/7/2016 6:19:49 AM
The primary purpose of the research was to identify and describe the primary components of a comprehensive process for management and elimination of quality-error related costs for construction sites. While many errors and omissions occur in the scope development process and d...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Quality-Management/topics/RT-203 2/7/2016 6:14:40 AM
This Topic has been superseded by RT-257Materials Management is best defined as the planning and controlling of all material and equipment so that they are requested in advance, obtained at a reasonable cost, and are available when needed. The project materials management proc...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Materials-Management/topics/RT-007 2/7/2016 6:08:46 AM
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