publication . Article . 2016

Exploration of Team Integration in Spanish Multifamily Residential Building Construction

Eugenio Pellicer; M. Amalia Sanz; Behzad Esmaeili; Keith R. Molenaar;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2016 Journal: Journal of Management in Engineering, volume 32, page 5,016,012 (issn: 0742-597X, eissn: 1943-5479, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • Country: Spain
Abstract
Project delivery team integration generally involves early involvement of general contractors and key specialty contractors in the design process. Team integration has been found to improve an owner’s probability of success. However, during difficult economic times, owners can forego early team involvement and move toward low bid procurement to take advantage of competitive markets. This study explores the performance of integrated teams in the Spanish multifamily building construction market in light of the 2007 financial crisis. After conducting structured interviews of 31 residential building projects with the owner and main contractor of each one of them, th...
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free text keywords: Management Science and Operations Research, General Engineering, Strategy and Management, Industrial relations, Building Residential, Integration, Owner, Spain, Success, PROYECTOS DE INGENIERIA, INGENIERIA DE LA CONSTRUCCION, Procurement, Building construction, Specialty, Operations management, Structured interview, Business, Engineering management, Engineering design process, Probability of success, Financial crisis
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