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International Journal of Construction Education and Research
Papers 259
1 page of 26 pages (259 results)
Anne Anderson3
Estimated H-index: 3
(WSU: Washington State University),
Carrie Sturts Dossick12
Estimated H-index: 12
(UW: University of Washington),
Laura Osburn1
Estimated H-index: 1
(UW: University of Washington)
Antoni Antoni (Petra Christian University), Albertus Yonathan (Petra Christian University)+ -3 AuthorsDjwantoro Hardjito14
Estimated H-index: 14
(Petra Christian University)
ABSTRACTA common method used to increase the strength of concrete is to add more cement to reduce the water-to-cement ratio. However, this is not always acceptable as adding more cement increases a...
Jake Smithwick1
Estimated H-index: 1
(UNCC: University of North Carolina at Charlotte),
Thomas C. Schleifer + 1 AuthorsKenneth T. Sullivan11
Estimated H-index: 11
ABSTRACTThe 2007–2009 recession significantly affected the U.S. construction industry, with unemployment peaking at approximately 20%. In such circumstances, construction companies must devise strategies to adapt to and even counteract declining revenue. One tactic is to reduce home office overhead costs, such as bonuses, rent, and business development expenses. The purpose of this study was to examine the degree to which construction companies reduced overhead costs in response to a market down...
Joanna Poon (University of Derby)
ABSTRACTThe aim of this paper is to establish an evaluation of graduate built environment student satisfaction in the UK. The data used for this paper is from Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES). Exploratory factor analysis was used to produce the list of student satisfaction factors. Six student satisfaction factors were identified, including Quality of staff and course (F1), Student learning environment (F2), Personal development of students (F3), Student services (F4), Appropriate as...
Kv Prasad1
Estimated H-index: 1
(VIT University),
V. Vasugi1
Estimated H-index: 1
(VIT University)
+ 1 AuthorsNikhil S. Bhat1
Estimated H-index: 1
ABSTRACTConstruction projects are the fuel for economic growth of any nation as they provide the essential requirements of housing, transportation, connectivity, and social infrastructure. India is in need of rapid infrastructure development. However, construction projects in India are plagued by a global phenomenon––“Delays/Time overruns”. Projects in India continue to suffer excessive delays. To identify the root causes of delay specifically in different type of projects, the projects were cat...
Ben F. Bigelow4
Estimated H-index: 4
(A&M: Texas A&M University),
Veronica Zarate (A&M: Texas A&M University)+ 2 AuthorsAnthony Perrenoud3
Estimated H-index: 3
(OU: University of Oklahoma)
ABSTRACTThe shortage of workers across construction trades is a growing concern in the United States. This study collected the perceptions of 429 construction workers in two different trades to explore and contrast their perceptions and experiences in choosing and remaining in their trade. Worker perceptions were collected using open ended and Likert scale questions to explore the influencers on workers. While higher salaries were indicated as perhaps the single best means of attracting and reta...
Michelle Turner9
Estimated H-index: 9
(RMIT: RMIT University),
Denise R. Simmons (UF: University of Florida), Denise R. Simmons (UF: University of Florida)
Arina Rahmat1
Estimated H-index: 1
(UiTM: Universiti Teknologi MARA),
Che Khairil Izam Che Ibrahim4
Estimated H-index: 4
(UiTM: Universiti Teknologi MARA),
Sheila Belayutham1
Estimated H-index: 1
(UiTM: Universiti Teknologi MARA)