Projects Managements

management contracting vs construction management

Management Contracting Management contracting is appropriate for large – scale projects requiring an early start on site. The design is undertaken on behalf of the employer and this procurement route is ideal where work needs to be started before the design on the project is completed. It therefore is of great assistance where the period …

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permanent repair

Unlike emergency or temporary repairs, permanent repairs are made to predetermined and readily recognizable defective areas. Proper preparation of the repair area is vitally important to the longterm effectiveness of the completed repair. As a minimum, Remove surfacing (aggregate, ballast, coatings, and so on) down to the bare membrane. Onmineral-surfaced roofs, lightly scrape the surface …

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single ply roofing

Single-ply roofing membranes encompass a large range of roofing products and manufacturers which have proliferated in the roofing industry over the past 20 years. Generally, single-ply membranes are large, flexible, factory-manufactured sheets, usually of a homogeneous material, which may or may not include a reinforcing fabric. These large pieces (4 to 50 ft wide and …

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scatter plot

Scatter plot is a plot of pairs of data on an x and y axis that illustrates graphically the relationship between two variables. Scatter plots (or scatter diagrams) are a key tool in analyzing the relationship between two variables. Using this graphical technique you can determine the extent to which one variable seems “to follow” …

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pareto analysis meaning

All of us are aware that there are always more problems than we have time to work on them, more capital projects than we have available funds, more necessary tasks than time in a week and more demand for solution of problems than resources to address them. Because this is a reality in any operation, …

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pareto analysis

All of us are aware that there are always more problems than we have time to work on them, more capital projects than we have available funds, more necessary tasks than time in a week and more demand for solution of problems than resources to address them. Because this is a reality in any operation, …

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the 5 whys method

The five whys is a technique that doesn’t involve data segmentation, hypothesis testing, regression or other advanced statistical tools, and in many cases can be completed without a data collection plan. By repeatedly asking the question “Why” at least five times, you can peel away the layers of symptoms which can lead to the root …

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the 5 whys

The five whys is a technique that doesn’t involve data segmentation, hypothesis testing, regression or other advanced statistical tools, and in many cases can be completed without a data collection plan. By repeatedly asking the question “Why” at least five times, you can peel away the layers of symptoms which can lead to the root …

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the five whys

The five whys is a technique that doesn’t involve data segmentation, hypothesis testing, regression or other advanced statistical tools, and in many cases can be completed without a data collection plan. By repeatedly asking the question “Why” at least five times, you can peel away the layers of symptoms which can lead to the root …

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cause and effect analysis

Cause-and-effect analysis or Ishakawa diagram is a graphical approach to failure analysis. It is also referred to as fishbone analysis, a name derived from the fish-shaped pattern that is used to plot the relationship between various factors that contribute to a specific event. Typically, a fishbone analysis plots four major classifications of potential causes (i.e., …

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