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Advanced Work Packaging (AWP) promotes a disciplined approach for project planning and communicating project scope from conception to turnover delivery. The deliberate engineering and construction management practices, required in AWP, are essential to improving craft labor pr...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-272 5/4/2016 2:12:18 PM
This research report (MODEX) was CII@s first foray into modularization research. Findings noted the lack of information about modularization available to the industry and limitations in systematic approaches to perform feasibility studies. The research team generated a compute...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Modularization/topics/RT-029 2/7/2016 6:09:43 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
Almost every project requires some level of field design support during execution. This research examines the results of utilizing increased on-site design instead of remote or home office based design, and presents conclusive evidence that performing design activities on-site...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Design-Planning-Optimization/topics/RT-163 2/7/2016 6:13:01 AM
This is CII@s initial research on environmental remediation by investigating reasons for the growth in cost and schedule of remediation projects and identified methods and procedures to control these cost and schedule issues.The research concluded that: (1) remediation project...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Sustainability%2c-Environmental-Security/topics/RT-048 2/7/2016 6:20:37 AM
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
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
Research Team (RT) 265 was chartered to research the possibility of improving the cost, schedule, quality, and safety of field project operations through the application of industrial engineering (IE)/manufacturing techniques to everyday construction issues. The team isolated ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-265 2/7/2016 6:17:22 AM
Chartered by CII during 1987-1991, RT-11 @Employee Effectiveness Task Force@ studied the following three independent topics under the theme of construction employee effectiveness:Open Shop Construction Workers and Their Work EnvironmentSubstance Abuse:@The Problem and its Solu...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-011b 6/6/2016 1:41:16 PM
The construction industry is passive in regards to the use of technology during construction activities. Prospects for future industrial development point to a growing use of technology in all industry sectors. Currently, technology is predominantly being developed in other in...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-173 2/7/2016 6:13:17 AM
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