Competitive intelligence (CI) for evaluation of construction contractors
作者: Mahdi SafaArash ShahiCarl T. HaasDawn Fiander-McCannMajeed SafaKeith HipelSandra MacGillivray
作者单位: 1Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada
2Df Consulting Inc., Calgary, Canada
3Department of Agricultural Management and Property Studies, Lincoln University, New Zealand
4Department of System Design Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada
5Valency Inc., Waterloo, Canada
刊名: Automation in Construction, 2015, Vol.59 , pp.149-157
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.autcon.2015.02.009
关键词: Contract managementConstruction managementCompetitive intelligence (CI)MegaprojectContractor selectionRisk
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)This paper investigates the application of competitive intelligence (CI) techniques for construction contractor selection process, as part of the overall construction contract management. While comprehensive and ongoing CI applications are employed in a variety of industries to provide valuable input for broad strategic decisions, the construction industry lags behind in adopting this methodology. The use of CI for contract management is an important development in light of the realization on the part of major construction contractors that the diffuse nature of the information and lack of robust analysis create numerous uncertainties during the decision-making processes. The findings of this paper show that CI has the potential to improve the process for assessing and...
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