Strategic Information Requirements In Contract Bidding: Framework for Development of a Decision Support System

Couzens, Alan, Skitmore, Martin, Thorpe, Tony, & McCaffer, Ronald (1996) Strategic Information Requirements In Contract Bidding: Framework for Development of a Decision Support System. Civil Engineering Systems, 13, pp. 121-139.


The results of a case study involving two major construction contracting companies are presented indicating the informational and other needs and considerations of construction contract bidding adjudication decision makers. A strategic information model is described and the development of prototype decision support system based on Executive Information System technology.

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ID Code: 4414
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Contract bidding, adjudication, decision support systems, executive information systems
ISSN: 1029-0249
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > TECHNOLOGY (100000)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1996 Taylor and Francis
Copyright Statement: First published in Civil Engineering Systems 13:pp. 121-139.
Deposited On: 19 Jul 2006 00:00
Last Modified: 15 May 2013 04:43

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