Performance

By Mohsen Shahandashti, Baabak Ashuri, Mehdi Tavakolan March 2017 Abstract Transportation agencies and most notably State Departments of Transportation (State DOTs) sponsor various research projects to enhance the state of transportation in a wide range of impact areas, such as safety, environmental sustainability,...

By David Gastelum March 2017 Abstract Construction industry performance (schedule, budget, and customer satisfaction) has not improved over the last 20 years. This investigation proposes that academic/industry research using actual project data may have more impact on improving industry performance than traditional survey-based...

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...

By Isaac Kashiwagi, Guo Cheng Tschi, Susan van Hes, Dean Kashiwagi December 2015 Abstract In 2002, the Dutch construction industry encountered a problem with collusion. They had a very difficult time understanding the solution to the problem. The visionary Dutch government officials approached...

By Elske Bosma, Marcus van der Ven and Oscar Kerkhoven, Dean Kashiwagi, Isaac Kashiwagi December 2015 Abstract The Best Value (BV) environment was introduced into the Netherlands in 2006. By 2008 testing was being done by a partnership of Arizona State University and...