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RT-45 was commissioned by CII to investigate Workers Compensation Insurance practices in the construction industry. Its research, published in 1998, had three objectives:To identify key elements of effective workers compensation management practices and their impacts on proj...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Safety/topics/RT-045 2/7/2016 6:20:28 AM
RT-114 was charged with developing a breakthrough approach to compensate contractors based upon the overall business success of a venture. It is important to note that compensation was interpreted broadly to include reward, recognition, payment, future opportunities, expanded ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Procurement-Contracts/topics/RT-114 2/7/2016 6:10:59 AM
Selecting a project s delivery and contracting strategy (PDCS) is a key owner decision. It defines the roles and responsibilities of all project participants, how the owner will pay for services, and the overall project execution framework.In the late 1990s and early 2000s, th...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Procurement-Contracts/topics/RT-165 2/7/2016 6:13:03 AM
The engineering and construction industry is failing to recruit and retain young professionals, and the problem is expected to worsen unless action is taken. Much research has been performed in recruiting and maintaining the skilled workforce, yet recruiting and retaining lead...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-200 2/7/2016 6:13:57 AM
Lack of defined scope, significant project complexity and risk, owner and contractor staffing considerations, and schedule pressures often compel owners to consider reimbursable contracting methods for their projects. Owners face a steep learning curve when they first employ r...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Procurement-Contracts/topics/RT-260 2/7/2016 6:16:57 AM
Knowledge Area DefinitionSafety is the identification and control of workplace hazards in order to eliminate fatalities, injuries and illness. Safety takes the form both of preventing events from occurring in the first place, and of protecting people from being exposed to or n...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/safety 2/15/2016 10:23:03 PM
The materials found within this topic provide both a primer on basic insurance coverages within the construction industry and an in-depth resource to learn about the details of risk management. Coming off a hard (or sellers) market cycle in the mid-1980 s, the CII Insurance Ta...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Risk-Management/topics/RT-019 2/7/2016 6:09:20 AM
Automation in the construction industry involves the use of mechanical and electronic means to achieve automatic operation or control to reduce exposure, time, or effort while maintaining or improving quality. The use of automation in the construction industry has not kept pac...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-183 2/7/2016 6:13:31 AM
Research Team 140 was tasked with determining if employee-based project incentives result in an increased probability of achieving project objectives, and developing a methodology and tools for selecting and implementing an employee incentive plan. Through research and employe...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-140 2/7/2016 6:11:56 AM
Sunset Research Teams CII s first research team began in 1984. Click a team s name below to go to its listing in the CII Knowledge Base (KB). Some teams have multiple listings because they appear in more than one area of the KB. A few other teams do not have any products in th...
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