CITC-2: Hong Kong, China

December 10-12, 2003

Conference Papers

  1. New Forms of Non-Adversarial Contracting Focusing upon the New Engineering Contract

  2. Construction Management Research – A Case Example

  3. Sustainable Development in Civil Engineering – The Hong Kong Experience

  4. Construction in Transition:  Where Are We, and Where Could We Be?

  5. Impacts of Foreign Direct Investment on China’s Construction Industry

  6. The Analysis on Building the Mode of Circular Economy in Chinese Construction Industry

  7. Predicting Probable Cost Allocation for Building Elements in Nigeria

  8. Implication of Catalytic Role of Current Development Finance on Private Infrastructure Project Finance in Developing Countries

  9. Process Cost Model for Construction Quality Measurement: Feedback and Case Study

  10. Measuring Costs of Poor Quality as Short Projects: The Case of a Construction Company

  11. A Proposed Cost-Based Approach to Building Design

  12. Risk and Reward of the Private Finance Initiative in the UK

  13. Cost Variances: Identification and Remediation

  14. A Decision Support Model for Maintenance of a High Speed Railway System

  15. The Role of CPM Scheduling in Project Risk Analysis and Decision Making

  16. Human Risk Factors in Construction

  17. Managing Value in the Construction Project Development Process

  18. Weak Links in ‘Partnering’ Supply Chains?

  19. Current Practice and Concerns of the Small- and Medium-Sized Construction Enterprises towards Supply Chain Management

  20. Extending Knowledge Management across the Supply Chains in the Construction Industry: Knowledge Sharing in Construction Supply Chains

  21. Improving Concrete Delivery Performance between Concrete Plant and Construction Sites - Hong Kong Experience

  22. Measuring the Parameters of Logistics in Construction

  23. Global Trends in Construction Procurement

  24. Capturing and Reusing Unstructured Experiential Knowledge for Construction Procurement Selection

  25. Reducing Construction Logistics Costs through Reverse Logistics

  26. Determinants of Construction Manpower Demand: A Review from Literature and Practitioners’ Experience

  27. Responsibility of Design for “Buildablity” of Construction Projects

  28. Forecasting Productivity under Thermal Environment Variations

  29. Critical Factors Influencing Construction Productivity in Thailand

  30. Construction Foremen and their Effect on Productivity Improvement

  31. Communication of Safety-Related Information in Construction

  32. Life Safety Plan Review at the Miami International Airport

  33. Dimensions of Product Quality and Client Satisfaction for a Large Construction Company

  34. An Investigation of Ethical Behavior of Construction Professionals in Quality Management

  35. From QA to TQM in the Hong Kong Construction Industry

  36. A Survey of TQM Implementation within UK Construction SME's

  37. TQ-SMART: Total Quality- Self Monitoring & Assessment Rating Tool

  38. Learning by Organisations: A Study of the Attitude of Professional Services Firms in Construction towards Clients’ Feedback

  39. Comparative Study of Partnering Practices in Hong Kong – A New Research Initiative from CII-HK

  40. Application of Delphi Method on Critical Success Factors in Joint Venture Projects in Malaysian Construction Industry

  41. Interaction Dynamics of Cooperative Alliance Relationship in Construction

  42. The Governmental Role in the Development of PFI/PPP Scheme

  43. Possible PFI/PPP implementation in a Variety of Greek Industrial Sectors

  44. Construction Management Practice of Joint-venture Projects In Shanghai and China

  45. Managing and Resolving Conflict in Project Environment

  46. Client-Consultant Relationship in Building Development Projects in Singapore

  47. Modeling the Satisfaction of Clients and Architects Based on The Performance of UK Contractors

  48. Subcontractor Bidding Practices in Multiple Invitations to Tender vis-à-vis Service Trades

  49. International Management in Construction: Organizational Issues and Selected Empirical Findings

  50. Construction Industry‘s SMEs in the 21st Century Findings of a Case study on SMEs in the Dutch Steel Construction Industry (SCI)

  51. A Soft Approach to Solving Hard Problems in Construction Project Management

  52. An Assessment Framework for Project Success in Healthcare Projects

  53. Civil Engineers and Work-family Conflict: The Role of Workplace Support on their Work and Non-work Satisfaction and Well-being

  54. Design and Build Contracts: Design Management and the Ways Forward

  55. Management Profiles on Empowerment of Construction Project Team in the Singapore Construction Industry

  56. Searching for Success in Design-Build Projects – A Qualitative Survey of 23 Practitioners

  57. Competitive Construction Management of Microelectronic Facilities

  58. Determinants of Construction Durations for Building Projects: A Hong Kong Perspective

  59. A Benchmark Model for Construction Durations: The Case of New Cruciform Type Public Housing Blocks

  60. Study on Reasons for Delays in Civil Engineering Project in China

  61. Is Construction Industry in China on Right Track?

  62. Comparative Analysis of Civil Construction Project Type Using the Concepts of ETO(Engineering to Order)

  63. Virtual Team Concept and Construction Project Delivery Systems:
    A Compatibility Analysis

  64. Application of Knowledge Management in Construction Production Management

  65. CLEVER_KM - An Innovative Tool to Assist in the Development of Knowledge Management Strategy

  66. CLLIS - A Lessons Learned System for Knowledge Management in Construction Organizations

  67. Development of Knowledge Management System for Small & Medium-sized Construction Companies in Korea

  68. Evaluation of Critical Path Methods For Linear Projects

  69. Development and Applications of Genetic Algorithm Enhanced Resource-Activity Critical-Path Method (GA-RACPM)

  70. Development of a Blueprint “Performance Indicators system” to Support Control Processes for Project Management

  71. Value Management in Hong Kong – Its Success and Barriers for Future Development

  72. Development of an Innovative Managerial Control System: An Application to the Precast Concrete Building Products Industry

  73. SimStock: A Stockyard Layout Planning Tool for Precast Concrete Products Industry

  74. Towards A Learning Construction Organisation: Knowledge And Human Capitalising Through A New Paradigm Of Training, “E-Learning”.

  75. HIV/AIDS in Construction: Are Workers Aware?

  76. Preparing the International Construction Practitioner

  77. Distance Learning Instruction to Sustain and Improve the Professional Education of Construction Managers

  78. The Impact of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) on Project Team Dynamics and Work Design

  79. Identification of Skill, Knowledge and Abilities for the Use of the Internet for Information Sharing on Construction Projects

  80. Identifying the Critical Factors of IT Innovation Adoption and Implementation within the Construction Industry

  81. CIFE iRoom—An Interactive Workspace for Multidisciplinary Decision Briefing

  82. Investigating the Role of ICT in Improving Productivity in Construction Supply Chains in Australian Construction Industry

  83. Internet-based Information Communication and Management--the Application of Project Information Portal

  84. Visual - Virtual Light Facades in the Information Age

  85. Towards Wireless Web-based Facilities Management

  86. An Electronic Document Management System for Public Construction Projects

  87. Modeling the Dynamics of a Tunnel Construction Project

  88. Suggestion of Method of Application of Web-based Collaboration System

  89. Bridge Database Management System

  90. Electronic Document Management Systems in Large Construction Projects in Greece 

  91. Using Adaptive Genetic Algorithms for Construction Time-Cost Optimization

  92. Synchronize Operations Modeling and Site Layout Modeling by Augmenting the Simplified Discrete-Event Simulation Approach (SDESA)

  93. A Reactive Greedy Randomized Adaptive Search Procedure for Construction-Site Layout
  94. Study on Physical Construction Market Information System Based on B/S: A case study on the system of Harbin Construction Market Center
  95. Experimental Development of Web-based Building Information Model using 3D VML Library
  96. Lessons Learned in the Design and Construction of a Wastewater Earth Liner Project
  97. The Role of Monitoring Behaviour of Innovative Structural Systems
  98. Design Principles for Kinematic Architecture
  99. Studying of Elastic Plastic Behavior of Concrete Ceiling, Joints, Supports by Live Load
  100. Adaptable unitized facade for high-rise office buildings in Hong Kong
  101. The Application of Precast Concrete Technology in Buildings and Civil Structures Construction: Hong Kong Experience
  102. Construction Automation: A Drywall Robot
  103. Modification of Walking Bridge into Semi Heavy Load Bridge by New Steel Connection Opener
  105. A Taxonomy for Measuring Sustainability of Construction Projects

  106. Economic Principles of Sustainable Construction

  107. Improving the Sustainability of Existing Buildings

  108. Using Sustainability Related Criteria in Construction Support Systems

  109. Environmental Management Systems: Issues of development and implementation

  110. Critical Review on Legal Commitments for Implementing Environmental Management among Various Construction Practitioners in Hong Kong

  111. Cost and Value in Sustainable Building Practice: An Exploration of Perceived and Actual Impacts on Organisational Performance

  112. The Use of Self-compacting Concrete Technology in Sustainable Construction

  113. Use of Volcanic Debris in Innovative Construction and for Sustainable Development of Volcanic Areas

  114. Energy Saving Building Management

  115. Innovative Dwellings in Greece: Critical Review and Construction Cost Implications

  116. A Comparative Sustainability Assessment of Steel & Concrete Framed Housing Blocks in Hong Kong

  117. Typical Design Considerations for Construction of Long Span Flexible Roofs

  118. The Impact of Construction Type on Single-Family Home Values Using Hedonic Estimation and Artificial Neural Network

  119. Status Assessment of Thai Construction Workers