Modeling Construction Companies

by Henry Irwig, Beacon Corp, Boston, MA, USA,
Peter Lansley, Beacon Corp, Boston, MA, USA,
Thomas Ragno, Beacon Corp, Boston, MA, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Construction Research Applied to Practice


This paper reports on the development, implementation, and practical use of a micro-computer based system which simulates the organizational performance of construction companies. The purpose of the system is to assist contractors - and other construction industry firms - in evaluating the potential costs and benefits of alternative business and organizational strategies.

Subject Headings: Construction companies | Construction management | Computer models | Commercial construction | Contractors and subcontractors | Benefit cost ratios | Construction costs | Construction industry

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