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Performance measures for construction
Measuring Construction: Prices, Output and Productivity
  • Craig Langston, Bond University
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Langston, C. (2015). Performance measures for construction. In R. Best, & J. Meikle (Eds.), Measuring Construction: Prices, Output and Productivity (pp. 157-181). Abingdon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

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Extract: The global construction industry is highly competitive, fragmented and cyclical and frequently operates on low margins (Loosemore 2003). Yet construction accounts for a significant portion of economic activity and is a catalyst for many other sectors. The industry is also labour intensive and project specific and involves team relationships that form and disband on a regular basis. It is not surprising, therefore, that construction performance and reform have dominated research within the industry for more than 50 years.
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Craig Langston. "Performance measures for construction" Abingdon, UKMeasuring Construction: Prices, Output and Productivity (2015) p. 157 - 181
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