The Development of a Total Quality Management Program for a Homebuilding Firm

Automating Field Data Collection in Construction Organizations

Quality--A Capital Idea! One Organization's Journey to Excellence

Design/Build Meets Hazardous Waste
For all types of design/build projects, a close cooperative relationship is required among the various stakeholders involved in the project. For hazardous waste cleanup design/build projects,...

The Marketing Director and the Marketing Team
All employees of a firm are part of the marketing organization. The general staff indirectly performs their marketing task by doing their work well. The leaders of the organization, however,...

The Psychology of Business Development
A successful marketing-oriented firm that is service-minded will have its entire staff involved in selling at different levels. This includes how phones are answered as well as how proposals...

Highlights of Project Management
One of the most important persons in an A/E organization is the PM. There may be one or many, but they are the lifeblood of the firm. How are PMs trained, or are they? What directions...

Total Quality Management (TQM)
The PM's first responsibility is quality. This means quality of the final product along with quality and management throughout the project. The PM may belong to an organization...

Starting a Project
Project start-up marks the end of the planning activities and the beginning of the project. The PM must take the steps necessary to set up job numbers, job data sheets, assemble data needed...

Management
Project team is a broad term. In general, it encompasses all the people and organizations working on the project—architect, engineer, consultants, client, client's consultants,...

Project Control
The project work plan, as originally written and modified during the course of projects, sets up specific schedule and budget yardsticks; each project task is to be completed in a specific...

Thermal Response of Bare Steel Roof Assemblies to Fire Environments in Aerosol Storage Facilities

Multi Dimensional Modeling of Water Quality Using the Finite Element Method

The Influence of Trust on Risk-Based Decision Making

VOC Inventory at New York City Wastewater Treatment Plants
Although the New York State Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 (CAAA) implementation plan is not yet in place, the Citys Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is taking a proactive...

Drainage Ponds and Demonstration Wetlands
In California's southern San Joaquin Valley, subsurface irrigation drainage pumped into shallow evaporation ponds often contains elevated concentrations of selenium. The selenium...

Study of Biological Reactors for Control of Odor, VOC and Toxic Emissions from Wastewater Treatment Plants
An experiment was performed to assess the use of biological reactors to treat off-gases from publicly owned treatment works (POTWs) containing low concentrations of hydrogen sulfide (H2S)...

Overview of Drought Response Strategies
An overview of drought response strategies in the United States is presented. The paper focuses on tactical strategies for mitigating the impacts of drought conditions. A general structure...

Vapor Phase Biofiltration for Removal of VOCs
The selection of an appropriate packing material for the biofiltration process is an important factor in the removal of contaminants from vapor phase. This study evaluates two different...

Optimization of Soil Vapor Extraction System Design
Soil vapor extraction is a cost-effective technique for the removal of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) immobilized in the unsaturated zone. The design of a soil vapor extraction system...

 

 

 

 

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