Task Variation and the Social Network of Construction Trades

  title={Task Variation and the Social Network of Construction Trades},
  author={Brad W. Wambeke and Min Liu and S. Hsiang},
  journal={Journal of Management in Engineering},
AbstractConstruction projects can be complex and managers are faced with the challenge of managing multiple trades working on a large number of interdependent tasks. When one trade or task experiences variation, defined as the time difference between what was planned and what occurred for this research, additional trades or tasks can be impacted. This can result in a disrupted project schedule and reduced productivity. A case study involving a general contractor (GC) building a $50 million, 150… Expand

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