Elements of Project Success

by James R. Carroll, Morrison-Knudsen Corp, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

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The Project Organization Task Force of CII has identified eight elements that determine project success. They vary in importance depending on the client and type of facility being constructed. They are best understood as restraints. The elements include key leaders, compatible objectives, design basis, project strategy, roles responsibiities, information systems, qualified people, and working relationships. These items define the relationship between the owner, designer, and builder. Each is described and discussed in the paper.

Subject Headings: Project management | Construction management | Information systems | Organizations | Construction industry | Client relationships | Owners | Personnel management

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