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Cost and time control of construction projects: inhibiting factors and mitigating measures in practice
Despite the availability of various control techniques and project control software many construction projects still do not achieve their cost and time objectives. Research in this area so far has
Maturity Model for Supply Chain Relationships in Construction
Following its success in other sectors, the importance of supply chain management (SCM) has increasingly been recognized in the construction industry. A literature review reveals that most studies in
Whole-life costing in construction: A state of the art review
This report is a state of the art review of whole life costing in the construction industry. It is the first of a series reporting on-going research undertaken within the research project ‘Developing
PCIM: a project control and inhibiting-factors management model
In construction projects, the aim of project control is to ensure projects finish on time, within budget, and achieve other project objectives. During the last few decades, numerous project control
A change management maturity model for construction projects
A CMM is presented which aims to provide a measurement framework for assessing the improvement of a project team’s capability in dealing with contract changes and defines five levels of maturity – ad hoc, informal, systematic, integrated and continuous improvement.
A Change Management Toolkit for Construction Projects
Abstract Changes in construction projects often cause cost and time overruns. Because of the nature of design and construction of buildings, construction professionals often have to make decisions
Critical parameters influencing value for money variations in PFI projects in the healthcare and transport sectors
Achieving good value for money (VFM) is the principal objective of any private finance initiative (PFI) project while sustaining it throughout the contract life is the greatest challenge. Empirical