Hydro Economic factors in Light of Industry Restructuring

Hydropower's Role in a Competitive Electricity Supply Market

Alternative Methods to Relicensing Hydroelectric Projects in a Changing Market

Restructuring a Korean Construction Company from Learning Organization Perspectives

Management Strategies for Contractors

John F. Kennedy Student Paper Competition and Specialty Seminar Summaries
This proceedings, John F. Kennedy Student Paper Competition and Specialty Seminar Summaries, consists of papers presented at the 27th Congress...

Proper and Improper Use of Specifications
The contractors have an obligation to the clients to provide a product that meets their requirements. In order to accomplish this, these requirements must be properly translated into the...

Globalization and its Impact on Construction Technology
The nature of international construction markets is changing. Competition is yielding to the concept of globalization. This paper discusses some of the issues which constitute topics of...

Impact of International Competition on Construction Technology—A Perspective
The strong showing by non-U. S. contractors in the development of new construction technologies has had a significant impact on the redistribution of construction dollars in world markets....

The Swedish Approach to Construction Technology Development
Swedish building and construction work expanded very fast both technically and industrially during the two decades following 1950, domestically first, later also abroad. The 1980s has...

Winning With Advanced Construction Technology
At least three driving forces in U. S. construction markets indicate the increasing importance of advanced technology: the technical complexity of constructed facilities is increasing;...

Competitiveness in Construction
This paper addresses the competitiveness of the U. S. construction industry. The goal is to define a possible scope for the subject, outline some key issues and dimensions, and examine...

Japan and China: Competition and Opportunity
This paper describes changes in the international construction marketplace over the past decade. Japan has emerged as the second largest international contracting force in the world, and...

Modification and Evolution of Strategic Planning to Fit a Public Agency Environment
This paper chronicles the development and evolution of strategic planning and management tools at NJ Transit over the last three years. It describes the initial introduction of private...

Construction Innovation
Demands, Successes and Lessons
Increasing complexity of the constructed product, greater demands for construction cost effectiveness, and foreign competition demand increased innovation in construction. The papers in...

 

 

 

 

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