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Development of the Project Definition Rating Index (PDRI) for Small Infrastructure Projects


Abstract Project teams expend substantial effort to develop scope definition during the front end planning phase of large, complex projects, but oftentimes neglect to sufficiently plan for small projects. An industry survey administered by the author showed that small projects make up approximately half of all projects in the infrastructure construction sector (by count), the planning of these projects varies greatly, and that a consistent definition of “small infrastructure project” did not exist. This dissertation summarizes the motivations and efforts of Construction Industry Institute (CII) Research Team 314a to develop a non-proprietary front end planning tool specifically for small infrastructure projects, namely the Project Definition Rating ... (more)
Created Date 2017
Contributor ElZomor, Mohamed (Author) / Parrish, Kristen (Advisor) / Gibson, Jr., G. Edward (Committee member) / El Asmar, Mounir (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Engineering / Construction Management / Front End Planning / Planning / Project Definition Rating Index (PDRI) / Small Infrastructure Projects
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 332 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Construction Management 2017
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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