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Qualifications Based Selection of Construction Services: Evaluation Criteria that Best Differentiate Contractor Qualifications


Abstract Qualifications based selection (QBS) of construction services uses a variety of criteria to evaluate proponents and select a contractor for the project. The criteria typically fall into three categories: past performance and technical capability, key personnel, and price, with price often being considered the most important factor in selection. Evaluation and the merits of the key personnel category is not well described or discussed in research. Prior research has investigated the evaluation criteria elements and their ability to differentiate proponents. This case study uses QBS evaluation data from fifty-eight construction projects to show that use of a structured interview process provides the highest level of differentiation of qualifi... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Sawyer, Jeff Thomas (Author) / Sullivan, Kennth S (Advisor) / Wiezel, Avi (Committee member) / Badger, William (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Engineering / Business / Construction / Contractor / Interview / Key Personnel / Procurement / Qualifications Based Selection
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 31 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Construction 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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