Best Value

By Atosa Joudia, Ingrid Børset Breivika, Paulos Wondimubc, Leif Daniel Houcka November 2018 Infrastructure projects are increasing in project sizes and complexity. The high number of delays, budget overruns, disputes and claims experienced in the infrastructure industry demonstrates a need for change. As a...

By Nguyen Le December 2017 Abstract This paper provides a literature review assessing the performance and issues of delivering construction services in the Vietnam Construction Industry (VCI). The research also explores a potential solution that could improve the performance of the VCI. The...

By Alfredo O. Rivera, PhD and Jacob S. Kashiwagi, PhD, Dean T. Kashiwagi December 2017 Abstract Traditional project management (PM) results have been poor. The practices of direction and control have been identified by deductive logic as problematic. Deductive logic identifies that, if...

By Majed Alzara, Mohammed Algahtany, Jacob S. Kashiwagi, Abdulrahman Al-Tassan, Dean Kashiwagi December 2017 Abstract Public projects in Saudi Arabia have faced performance issues. The primary procurement system used in Saudi Arabia (low-bid) does not consider the contractors’ performance. A case study conducted...

By Natasja Logemann, Isaac Kashiwagi March 2017 Abstract The Municipality of Eemsmond has been searching for a way to improve their method of delivering Telephone facilities in order to improve program requirements. To achieve this goal, the Best Value Approach was identified as...

By Alfredo Rivera, Nguyen Le, Jacob Kashiwagi, Dean Kashiwagi October 2016 Abstract This paper presents a literature research assessing the performance and issues of delivering construction services worldwide, by exploring reasons for delays and increased construction costs. The study shows a comparison of...