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Paper w78-1996-297:
Refocusing collaboration technologies in the construction value chain

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Jamieson M, Thorpe A

Refocusing collaboration technologies in the construction value chain

Abstract: Modern construction processes rely on the contributions of diverse functional specialists working in inter-organisational teams to design, cost, procure and manage modern construction projects. In the UK the Latham report has focused attention on eliminating the adversarial nature of the construction industry. Project specific partnering is one procurement route being taken by leading client and main contracting organisations to improve the interpersonal relationships of those organisations involved in the construction process. In order to support the cultural changes recommended by Latham, the necessary communications infrastructure must be put in place. As well as a high bandwidth communications infrastructure, commonly available collaborative tools must be used to allow disparate cross-functional virtual teams to exchange information.

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Series: w78:1996 (browse)
Cluster: papers of the same cluster (result of machine made clusters)
Class: class.communication (0.074068) class.collaboration (0.014037) class.social (0.013688)
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