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Owners are more likely to employ drug testing, with pre-employment testing most commonly used.@For-cause testing, including after accidents, is the next most frequently used.@All stakeholders overwhelmingly expressed they would NOT hire a known drug/alcohol abuser. A@significa... 6/6/2016 1:44:47 PM
The construction industry needs to begin to use a different paradigm from the quasi-scientific management one currently in use. A new paradigm featuring greater worker involvement, responsibility, and accountability akin to the @craft@ paradigm is recommended.@(SD-63, p.@2) 6/6/2016 1:44:59 PM
Nine paradigms of employee involvement were identified and placed onto a continuum, as shown below. Detailed analysis of each, including costs and benefits of using each paradigm, is presented in SD-63 Appendix I. (SD-63, p.@10) 6/6/2016 1:45:11 PM
The broad perception of respondents to the RT-17 survey was that current education and training were not adequate to meet the needs of the construction industry.@(SD-54, p. 19) 6/6/2016 1:53:08 PM
Education and training are a continuum, with upper level functions requiring roughly equal portions of formal education, special training and on-the-job experience; lower level functions benefit more from proportionally greater amounts of special training and on-the-job experi... 6/6/2016 1:53:20 PM
Whereas other disciplines have relatively standard criteria, construction is subject to significantly different interpretations from university to university. Construction needs to clarify the tenets of its formal education components. The diversity is described in Table 1. (S... 6/6/2016 1:53:31 PM
Accreditation procedures and outcome assessments are gradually bringing about some cohesiveness, but a standard construction curriculum is not in the foreseeable future nor is it really desirable. The construction industry will be best served by high quality education in a var... 6/6/2016 1:53:48 PM
Surveys of women and management in construction revealed considerable overlap in their perspectives of what they valued in the workplace.@Factors including fair treatment, good training, safe work sites, and full employment were high priorities to both men and women. Improving... 6/6/2016 1:53:59 PM
The @Game Plan to Attract and Maintain Women in Construction@ was a key output from SD-73 which the team had intended to expand and publish additionally as a separate document. No evidence suggests the publication was completed but the findings captured in the Game Plan are in... 6/6/2016 1:54:15 PM
SP14-1, Construction Work Force Recruitment Resources Guide This Guide was intended for use by state and local coalitions, local user councils, industry advisory councils, contractors, owner, or any other groups seeking to address the problem of worker shortages. Both short t... 6/6/2016 1:54:31 PM
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