Australian construction industry KPIs

Furneaux, Craig W., Hampson, Keith D., Scuderi, Peter, & Kajewski, Stephen L. (2010) Australian construction industry KPIs. In Barrett, Peter, Amaratunga, Dilanthi, Haigh, Richard, Keraminlyage, Kaushai, & Pathirage, Chaminda (Eds.) CIB World Congress Proceedings – Building a Better World, CIB, Salford Quays, UK, pp. 1-12.

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Abstract

The Australian Construction Industry Forum (which is a peak industry association) and the Australian Procurement and Construction Council (which is a peak government organisation) have jointly agreed on a set of KPIs for the Australian Construction Industry. The goal of such a process is to work collaboratively in order to lift industry performance overall, and thereby bring about economic and social benefits to the industry and broader community. This paper seeks to underpin the process of KPI measurement by providing: an overview of international approaches to KPI measurement, summary of difficulties identified in performance measurement together with possible responses to these problems, and finally a discussion on the various methods for reporting KPIs. A number of findings throughout the paper, based on the review, made in order to advance the goal of performance measurement in the construction industry in Australia. Such findings would be relevant to other countries considering a KPI measurement process as well.

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ID Code: 38809
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: Construction Industry, KPIs, Performance Management System
ISBN: 9781905732913
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Business and Management not elsewhere classified (150399)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Current > Research Centres > Sustainable Built Environment National Research Centre
Current > Schools > School of Management
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 Please consult the authors.
Deposited On: 24 Nov 2010 01:27
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 10:31

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