Improving Productivity

by J. R. King, Jr.,

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-384-2 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-384-X (ISBN-10), 1983, Soft Cover, Pg. iii, 101
22 cm
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Conference information: A Symposium of ASCE Convention | Houston, Texas, United States | October 17-21, 1983

Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book - Proceedings


The papers presented in this publication discuss the different levels within an organization for improving productivity. The three main areas covered include: (1) Tracking and controlling costs at project level including construction management, project planning, accounting control, and scheduling; (2) motivating people including motivation of project managers and department heads in consulting firms, employee review, and motivation myths and realities; and (3) managing organizational resources such as computerized management information systems, staffing, and management matrix development.

Subject Headings: Motivation | Systems management | Information systems | Publications | Tracking | Construction costs | Construction companies | Scheduling


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