The relationship between pre-construction decision-making and the effectiveness of risk control: Testing the time-safety influence curve
Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, December 12, 2014
Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, Volume 22, Issue 1, January 2015. Purpose The research explores the relationship between the timing with which decisions are made about how to control work health and safety (WHS) risks in construction project (i.e, either pre- or post-construc...
RISK MANAGEMENT IMPLEMENTATION IN SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES IN THE UK CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, December 12, 2014
Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, Volume 22, Issue 1, January 2015. Purpose The competition and challenges facing construction firms during the recent recession have brought Risk Management (RM) to the fore in people's minds. Examination of the difficulties of implementing RM i...
Strategies for improving energy saving behaviour in commercial buildings in Malaysia
Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, December 12, 2014
Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, Volume 22, Issue 1, January 2015. Purpose The objective of this paper is to investigate the level of energy saving behaviour between green and conventional office buildings in Malaysia to determine if people in green buildings perform better en...
Statutory Adjudication in Western Australia: Adjudicators' Views
Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, December 12, 2014
Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, Volume 22, Issue 1, January 2015. Purpose This paper evaluates the effectiveness of the statutory adjudication legislation in Western Australia against its stated aims Design/methodology/approach The four objectives of the Western Australia Con...
Valuing innovation in construction and infrastructure - getting clients past a lowest price mentality
Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, December 12, 2014
Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, Volume 22, Issue 1, January 2015. Purpose The aim of this paper is to continue the discussion about the actual and potential role of clients in driving more innovation in the construction sector through interviews with some of the Australian co...
Linking employee empowerment with productivity in off-site construction
Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, December 12, 2014
Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, Volume 22, Issue 1, January 2015. Purpose This research addresses current knowledge gaps in off-site sub-element fabrication efficiency factors, by identifying an explicit relationship between productivity and employee empowerment Design/method...
Risk perception and propensity in bid/no-bid decision-making of construction projects
Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, December 12, 2014
Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, Volume 22, Issue 1, January 2015. Purpose Making the right bid/no-bid decision is critical to the success and development of construction contracting enterprises. Decision-makers' personal characteristics, such as risk perception and propensity...
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Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, October 27, 2014
Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, Volume 21, Issue 6, November 2014.
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Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, October 14, 2014
Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, Volume 21, Issue 5, September 2014.
An optimal target cost contract with a risk neutral owner
Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, October 14, 2014
Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, Volume 21, Issue 5, Page 586-604, September 2014. Purpose - Target cost contracts are commonly used to share the monetary outcome of work or a project. However, discussion is ongoing, as to what constitutes optimal sharing. The purpose of this ...
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