Carrot and stick – how to reduce the amount of defects in Danish construction

  • Ernst Jan de Place Hansen
  • Published 2013


Defects are considered a lack of product quality and represent an economic loss. Since 1986, systems or initiatives applying a carrot-or-stick approach have been implemented in the Danish construction sector to improve the quality of buildings. The initiatives range from mandatory solutions to more or less voluntary benchmarking or insurance-based systems… (More)


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