Quantitative Benchmarking of Project Management (PM) Processes

Quality in Project Management

Toward a Healthy Harbor
Once dubbed the filthiest harbor in America, the Boston Harbor is now the model of recovery. The Boston Harbor Project, a court-mandated 12-year, $3.4 billion cleanup, includes a sprawling...

Waste Not: The Scottsdale Transfer Station (Available only in Structural Engineering Special Issue)
Scottsdale, Ariz., is one of the fastest growing cities in the U.S. In 1980, it had 88,000 residents; in 1997, it had 170,000. By 2020, demographers expect the population to surpass 275,000....

Construction Congress V
Managing Engineered Construction in Expanding Global Markets
This proceedings contains over 130 papers presented at ASCE's Construction Congress V held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 5-7, 1997. This publication is divided into seven...

Qualification Process
This chapter discusses the qualification process for an international project....

Project Organization and the Project Manager
This chapter discusses a project's organization and its manager....

Journal of Bridge Engineering
The Journal of Bridge Engineering publishes papers about all aspects of the art and science of bridge engineering. The journal publishes research that advances the practice and profession of bridge engineering...

REGIT Project: An Advanced Transportation Management System for the City of Terni

Intelligent Transportation Education
The comprehensive traffic surveillance study for the New York State Thruway Authority (NYSTA) began in late September 1993. The project involved the study of available traffic management...

Westlake Farms Demonstration Wetlands A Cooperative Effort
This paper describes the process for establishing a wetlands complex to evaluate environmental issues that could not be answered without the operation of a large demonstration project....

Groundwater Monitoring For a Tunneling Project
The Groundwater Monitoring and Management Plan, developed for the proposed tunnel reaches between Devil Canyon and City Creek, monitors and manages selected water resource features within...

Impacts of Improved Water Supply and Sanitation on the Rural Population of India

California's Response to Drought
A reliable water supply is essential in supporting our society. Past experience during droughts in California suggest that appropriate action must be consistent with the severity of the...

Game Model Approach to Multi-Purpose/Multi-Objective Water Resources Related Environmental Protection Project Planning and Management in Developing Nations: A Nigerian Example
The best has not been realised from water resources related environmental protection projects in Nigeria due to problems militating against such projects at the planning, management and...

Design of Riparian Habitat Replacement in Active Floodplains
Conventional flood control engineering techniques and approaches that have been traditionally been applied are now challenged by the public and no longer readily available as floodplain...

Debris Flow Events at Mountainous Creeks near Santiago, Chile- Hydrologic Analysis
One of the most important aspects in relation to peak flows magnitudes generated in mountainous catchments at the western side of the Andes facing the city of Santiago, Chile (latitude...

Operational Aspects of Warning
Uzbekistan is referred to as the region where the most dangerous natural phenomena are: mudfloods, floods, and avalanches. During the last decades the areas of their manifestation were...

A Study into Effectiveness of Urban Best Management Practises
The author present an ongoing research project into the effectiveness of two wetland Best Management Practises. The research methodology and site setup are presented. The research objective...

Guist Creek Dam Spillway Upgrade: A Maze (Labyrinth) of Difficulties
Any dam that holds back a large quantity of water is potentially dangerous. Some dams are more of a threat than others, especially those with human populations and valuable property in...

 

 

 

 

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