CITC-2: Hong Kong, China

December 10-12, 2003

Conference Papers

New Forms of Non-Adversarial Contracting Focusing upon the New Engineering Contract
Construction Management Research – A Case Example

Michael Anson

 
Sustainable Development in Civil Engineering – The Hong Kong Experience

Martin H.C. Kwong

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

Ronald McCaffer & Francis T Edum-Fotwe

 
Impacts of Foreign Direct Investment on China’s Construction Industry

Le Chen & Sherif Mohamed

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

Xiao-gang Wu, Tu-qiao Zhang, & Xun Li

Predicting Probable Cost Allocation for Building Elements in Nigeria

Ajibade Ayodeji Aibinu

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

K. A. K. Devapriya & Wilhelm Alfen 

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

Raymond T. Aoieong, S.L. Tang, & Syed M. Ahmed

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

Anna Bergström and Henrik Brodén, Fredrik Karlsson and Pierre Kroona, & Per-Erik Josephson and Lasse Saukkoriipi

 
A Proposed Cost-Based Approach to Building Design

Hung Nguyen, Gary Smith, & Charles McIntyre

 
Risk and Reward of the Private Finance Initiative in the UK

Lei Zhou & David J Lowe

 
Cost Variances: Identification and Remediation

Robert J. Sytsma & Khalid Siddiqi

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

Rik D.M. van den Berg & Saad H. Al-Jibouri

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

Mark W. Cohen

 
Human Risk Factors in Construction

Vicknayson Thevendran & M. J. Mawdesley

 
Managing Value in the Construction Project Development Process

Patrick Sik-wah Fong

 
Weak Links in ‘Partnering’ Supply Chains?

Eddie Sze, Mohan Kumaraswamy, Toby Wong, Nicolas Yeung, & Motiar Rahman

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

Patrick X. W. Zou, Denny McGeorge, & Stanley S. C. Ng

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

Tayyab Maqsood, Andrew D. Finegan, & Derek H.T. Walker

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

K.C. Ying & S.L. Tang

 
Measuring the Parameters of Logistics in Construction

Winston M.W. Shakantu, John E. Tookey, & Paul A. Bowen

 
Global Trends in Construction Procurement

Steven Humphrey, Shirley Ho, & Chui San 

 
Capturing and Reusing Unstructured Experiential Knowledge for Construction Procurement Selection

Duc Thanh Luu, S. Thomas Ng, & Swee Eng Chen

 
Reducing Construction Logistics Costs through Reverse Logistics

Winston M.W. Shakantu, John E. Tookey, & Paul A. Bowen

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

James MW Wong, Albert PC Chan, & YH Chiang

 
Responsibility of Design for “Buildablity” of Construction Projects

Edwin H W CHAN, Patrick T I LAM, & Franky W H WONG

 
Forecasting Productivity under Thermal Environment Variations

Sherif Mohamed & Korb Srinavin

 
Critical Factors Influencing Construction Productivity in Thailand

Arun Makulsawatudom, Margaret Emsley, & Kuldej Sinthawanarong

 
Construction Foremen and their Effect on Productivity Improvement

Rigsby Larry & Torbica M. Željko

 
Communication of Safety-Related Information in Construction

Frank Wong, Albert PC Chang, Paul Fox, Kenny Tse, & Esther Ly

Life Safety Plan Review at the Miami International Airport

Mario Berrios

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

Peter Samuelsson,  Erik Eriksson, & Johan Graffner

 
An Investigation of Ethical Behavior of Construction Professionals in Quality Management
From QA to TQM in the Hong Kong Construction Industry

Linda C.N. Fan, Paul W. Fox, & Joanne C.Y. Wan

 
A Survey of TQM Implementation within UK Construction SME's

Nicholas Chileshe & Paul Watson

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

Nicholas Chileshe, Henry .O. Nyongesa, & Paul . A. Watson

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

Patrick Sik-wah Fong & Mandy Sau-pik Tse

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

Nicolas S.Y. Yeung, Albert P. C. Chan, Linda, C.N. Fan, Patrick, T.I. Lam, & Daniel W.M. Chan

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

Hamimah Adnan & Roy Morledge

 
Interaction Dynamics of Cooperative Alliance Relationship in Construction

Carol K. H. Hon & Linda C. N. Fan

 
The Governmental Role in the Development of PFI/PPP Scheme

John-Paris Pantouvakis & Fevronia Striagka

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

Fevronia Striagka, John-Paris Pantouvakis, & Glykeria Kalfakakou

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

Wenfa Hu & Jianguo Chen

 
Managing and Resolving Conflict in Project Environment

Alex Kofi Frimpong Bissah, Xiao-gang Wu, & Tuqiao Zhang

 
Client-Consultant Relationship in Building Development Projects in Singapore

Chew Ah Seng, David & Wong Wai Fan

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

Robby Soetanto & David G. Proverbs

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

Vasantha Abeysekera & Benjamin Kent

 
International Management in Construction: Organizational Issues and Selected Empirical Findings

Charles Y.J. Cheah, Robert L.K. Tiong, & Po-Han Chen

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

Emilia, L.C. van Egmond-de Wilde deLigny, Wim, F. Schaefer, & Rolf.M.M Derckx

 
A Soft Approach to Solving Hard Problems in Construction Project Management

Tayyab Maqsood, Andrew D. Finegan, & Derek H.T. Walker

 
An Assessment Framework for Project Success in Healthcare Projects

Ada P.L. Chan, Albert P. C. Chan, & Daniel W. M. Chan

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

Valerie Francis

 
Design and Build Contracts: Design Management and the Ways Forward

Edwin H. W. Chan, Ann T. W. Yu, & L. Y. Shen

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

Wong Wai Fan & David Chew Ah Seng

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

Edmond W.M. Lam, Albert P.C. Chan, & Daniel W.M. Chan

 
Competitive Construction Management of Microelectronic Facilities

Stephan J. Eibl

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

Albert P.C. Chan & Daniel W.M. Chan

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

Daniel W.M. Chan & Albert P.C. Chan

 
Study on Reasons for Delays in Civil Engineering Project in China

Yunbo Zhang, Yong Zhang, & Lingyun Zhang

 
Is Construction Industry in China on Right Track?

Youjie Lu

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

Gustavo Brandão Soares do Nascimento & Fábio Müller Guerrini

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

Irtishad Ahmad, Salman Azhar, & Yue Wang

 
Application of Knowledge Management in Construction Production Management

Hamzah Abdul Rahman & M.A. Berawi

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

Larry Y.C.Cheung, Chimay J. Anumba, Patricia M. Carrillo, & Herbert S. Robinson

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

V. Paul Christopher Charlesraj and Satyanarayana N. Kalidindi

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

Tai Sik Lee & Dong Wook Lee

 
Evaluation of Critical Path Methods For Linear Projects

Alexandros Kallantzis & Sergios Lambropoulos

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

Ming Lu, Peng-Yi Wang, & Jian-Ping Zhang

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

Menno A. Kroese & Saad H. Al-jibouri

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

Jacky Tsang & Tony MA

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

Ramesh Marasini & Nashwan Dawood

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

Ramesh Marasini & Nashwan Dawood

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

Eric Ong & Patrick X.W. Zou

 
HIV/AIDS in Construction: Are Workers Aware?

Theo C. Haupt & John Smallwood

Preparing the International Construction Practitioner

Brian Moore

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

John M. Dye & Amaury A. Caballero

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

Willy Sher & Rod Gameson

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

Andrew Magub & Stephen Kajewski

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

Cong Huang, Norman Fisher, Anthony Spreadborough, & Marek Suchocki

 
CIFE iRoom—An Interactive Workspace for Multidisciplinary Decision Briefing

 

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

Tayyab Maqsood, Derek H.T. Walker, Andrew D. Finegan, & Andrew P. Staedler

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

Qinghua He

Visual - Virtual Light Facades in the Information Age

 

 
Towards Wireless Web-based Facilities Management

Seán T McAndrew, Chimay J Anumba, Tarek M Hassan, Alistair K Duke, & Mark Hughes

 
An Electronic Document Management System for Public Construction Projects

Chryssa Sionti, Serafim Sakellaropoulos, & Athanasios Chassiakos

 
Modeling the Dynamics of a Tunnel Construction Project

Nguyen Duy Long, Stephen O. Ogunlana, & Ka-Chi Lam

 
Suggestion of Method of Application of Web-based Collaboration System

Tai Sik Lee, Young Hyun Kim, & Hee Chul Lee

 
Bridge Database Management System

S.F.A. Rafeeqi, Sarosh H. Lodi, Rashid Ahmed Khan

 
Electronic Document Management Systems in Large Construction Projects in Greece 

John-Paris Pantouvakis

 
Using Adaptive Genetic Algorithms for Construction Time-Cost Optimization

Daisy X.M. Zheng & Syed M. Ahmed

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

Ming Lu, Ming Cao, & Jian-Ping Zhang

 
A Reactive Greedy Randomized Adaptive Search Procedure for Construction-Site Layout

K. P. Anagnostopoulos

 
Study on Physical Construction Market Information System Based on B/S: A Case Study on the System of Harbin Construction Market Center

Liangbao Li & Yaowu Wang

 
Experimental Development of Web-based Building Information Model using 3D VML Library

Julian H. Kang, Jin Gyu Park, & Byeong-Cheol Lho

 
Lessons Learned in the Design and Construction of a Wastewater Earth Liner Project

Colin Duffield & Sam Yuen

 
The Role of Monitoring Behaviour of Innovative Structural Systems

 

 
Design Principles for Kinematic Architecture

A. Scott Howe

 
Studying of Elastic Plastic Behavior of Concrete Ceiling, Joints, Supports by Live Load

A.Turk

Adaptable Unitized Facade for High-Rise Office Buildings in Hong Kong

Raymond W. M. Wong, Jane J. L. Hao, & Patrick X. W. Zou

 
The Application of Precast Concrete Technology in Buildings and Civil Structures Construction: Hong Kong Experience

Raymond W. M. Wong, Jane J. L. Hao, & Patrick X. W. Zou

 
Construction Automation: A Drywall Robot

Neil Eldin, Joe Horlen, Erik Bruun, Elizabeth Bryson, & Shashikala Balasubramanian

 
Modification of Walking Bridge into Semi Heavy Load Bridge by New Steel Connection Opener

A.Turk & P.Samani

A New Construction and Technology for Offtake Tires, Their Disc Frequencies and Testing Equipment for Fatigue Tests

Miroslav Kopecky & Jan Vavro

 
A Taxonomy for Measuring Sustainability of Construction Projects

Onuegbu O. Ugwu, Mohan M. Kumaraswamy, & Andy Wong

 
Economic Principles of Sustainable Construction

Lei Zhou & David J Lowe

 
Improving the Sustainability of Existing Buildings

Jose Cardina

 
Using Sustainability Related Criteria in Construction Support Systems

Odysseus Manoliadis & Ioannis Tsolas

 
Environmental Management Systems: Issues of development and implementation

Julia Hicks & Valerie Francis

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

L. Y. Shen, Vivian W. Y. Tam, C. M. Tam, Michelle Y. Y. Shiu, & K. F. Mark

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

Margaret Kam & Deo Prasad

 
The Use of Self-compacting Concrete Technology in Sustainable Construction

M. Lachemi and K.M.A. Hossain

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

K. M. A. Hossain and M. Lachemi

 
Energy Saving Building Management

Ivica Završki & Martina Pavičić

 
Innovative Dwellings in Greece: Critical Review and Construction Cost Implications

John-Paris Pantouvaki

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

Alex Amato, Richard Frewer, & Steven Humphrey

 
Typical Design Considerations for Construction of Long Span Flexible Roofs

A.K. Ahuja & V. Devi

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

Mohammed E. Haque & Amro Taibah

 
Status Assessment of Thai Construction Workers

Korb Srinavin