Construction Productivity A Practical Guide for Building and Electrical Contractors

Construction Productivity A Practical Guide for Building and Electrical Contractors


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Construction Productivity offers some of the best productivity studies commissioned by ELECTRI International: The Foundation for Electrical Construction, that were selected, coordinated, and monitored by a number of the most progressive contractors in the electrical industry and performed by outstanding scholars from top U.S. universities. Topics include measuring labor productivity, establishing a field benchmarking program, dealing with stacking of trades, understanding and managing schedule acceleration and compression, understanding the relationships between absenteeism, turnover and labor productivity, negotiating loss of labor efficiency, developing field incentive programs, diminishing job stress in construction supervisors, and recommended practices for productivity enhancement. All specialty and general contractors will find value in this practical book. The concepts presented will improve your understanding of the main issues affecting construction productivity and will provide you with tools and strategies to enhance your company's productivity and profitability. 

Key Features: 

* Presents construction productivity concepts in a clear and understandable manner
* Provides practical information on measuring, benchmarking, and enhancing field productivity for construction projects
* Offers specific examples based on real life experience in electrical construction
* Covers major industry problems such as stacking of trades, schedule acceleration, absenteeism, turnover, and job stress
* Presents strategies for negotiating additional compensation for productivity-related losses

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