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Best Value Implementation Program For Contractors

Abstract The price based marketplace has dominated the construction industry. The majority of owners use price based practices of management (expectation and decision making, control, direction, and inspection.) The price based/management and control paradigm has not worked. Clients have now been moving toward the best value environment (hire contractors who know what they are doing, who preplan, and manage and minimize risk and deviation.) Owners are trying to move from client direction and control to hiring an expert and allowing them to do the quality control/risk management. The movement of environments changes the paradigm for the contractors from a reactive to a proactive, from a bureaucratic/non-accountable to an accountable position, fr... (more)
Created Date 2011
Contributor Pauli, Michele (Author) / Kashiwagi, Dean (Advisor) / Sullivan, Kenneth (Committee member) / Badger, William (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Engineering / Best Value / Construction / Performance Based
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 152 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note M.S. Engineering 2011
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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