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Industry Culture: A Need for Change

Kajewski, Stephen L., Tilley, Paul A., Crawford, John R., Remmers, Todd R., Chen, Swee-Eng, Lenard, Dennis, Brewer, Graham, Gameson, Rod, Kolomy, Richard, Martins, Rui, Sher, Willy, Weippert, Achim, Caldwell, Geoff, & Haug, Mark (2001) Industry Culture: A Need for Change. QUT.

Abstract

The Cooperative Research Centre for Construction Innovation (CRC CI) research project 2001-008-C: 'Project Team Integration: Communication, Coordination and Decision Support', is supported by a number of Australian industry, government and university based project partners including: Queensland University of Technology (QUT); Commonwealth Scientific Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), University of Newcastle; Queensland Department of Public Works (QDPW); and the Queensland Department of Main Roads (QDMR). Supporting the project’s research aims and objectives, and as a major deliverable for the project, this report is not intended as a comprehensive statement of the construction industry's need or ability to change its existing culture. Rather, this report provides an overall snapshot of 'general' industry organisation experiences, characteristics and cultural attributes towards implementing a cultural or technological driven change, and considered as 'background literature' to an on-going and in-depth PhD investigation into AEC industry specific organisations and project team member values, attitudes and beliefs, etc. towards a technology driven culture change.

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ID Code: 7989
Item Type: Report
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > BUILDING (120200) > Building Construction Management and Project Planning (120201)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > CRC Construction Innovation
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Deposited On: 06 Jun 2007
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2011 03:52

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