By Ph.D. J.K. Yates
On a multimillion-dollar development undertaking, even a small elevate in productiveness can yield hundreds of thousands of greenbacks in more profitas good as a more secure and extra effective paintings surroundings. but many engineering and building organizations forget research instruments that may aid increase productiveness. This ebook focuses solely on research and research thoughts that help the implementation of productiveness development courses. It addresses productiveness development from either engineering and building views and gives unique case reports that illustrate the implementation of productiveness development courses. J.K. Yates lays the basis through defining what it skill to enhance productiveness and summarizing modern methods to productiveness development courses. The human portion of productiveness development is addressed. Then the reader is taken step by step via phases of research, information research, evaluate of possible choices, and undertaking administration. as well as protecting conventional productiveness development subject matters, this booklet additionally comprises info on new and rising components, corresponding to construction details modeling (BIM), sustainability ideas, laptop simulation modeling, and worldwide productiveness concerns. Engineering and building pros will use this publication to significantly research paintings strategies and to layout courses that elevate construction premiums at engineering agencies and building activity websites
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S. Department of Commerce. (2009). Rise and fall of nonfarm business output index (1996– 2009), Bureau of Labor Statistics, Washington, DC. S. Department of Commerce. (2012). Quarterly trends of nonfarm business output index (1996– 2012), Bureau of Labor Statistics, Washington, DC. This page intentionally left blank CHAPTER 2 Productivity Improvement Programs Members of firms in the United States are not always able to rely on an expanding economy to help maintain or increase corporate earnings; therefore, they strive to implement work processes that increase productivity or lower expenses, or they attempt to increase the market share of their firm by capturing a portion of the market share of their competitors.
SmartMarket Report, New York. , and Robinson, R. (1985). Strategic management, Richard D. Irwin, Homewood, IL. Tudor-Saliba/Slattery Joint Venture. (1998). San Francisco Airport extension project—Contract 12YC-120, Vol. 1, Bay Area Rapid Transit District, San Francisco. CHAPTER 3 Elements of the Construction Industry During the past half century, a variety of techniques were implemented to increase productivity in the construction industry. Some methods were successful at improving productivity, and others were implemented because of government legislation requiring the protection of construction workers.
Unfortunately, in the construction industry, even workers who have been with a firm a long time are required to perform a variety of different work tasks, and this leads to learning curve effects on production rates. The structure of a firm should be periodically reviewed to determine whether changes should be implemented to increase productivity. Having workers involved in developing work-process alternatives might help to increase efficiency. Also, providing an environment that fosters innovation and encourages suggestions from workers might help to increase productivity rates.