After 30 years in construction I’ve developed some dislikes.
Do you agree with my list, or am I becoming old and grumpy and should learn to be more forgiving?
Regrettably, like all industries, construction has its share of fraudsters and liars. But unfortunately, as often as there are unscrupulous contractors there are also dishonest clients. Contractors need to be wary of the clients they work with and clients needs to be more selective in their choice of contractors.
What are your dislikes in construction?
This article is adapted from information in the author’s popular books: 'Successful Construction Project Management: The Practical Guide' and 'Building a Successful Construction Company: The Practical Guide' and 'Construction Project Management: Tips and Insights'
'Construction Claims: A Short Guide for Contractors' is another of Paul's useful books.
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Who is responsible for obtaining new construction projects in your company? Inevitably, most will answer that the estimator, owner, or some senior manager must find and win work. Yet, the responsibility of procuring new construction projects lies with everyone in the company.
Management’s Role in Winning New Projects.
The Project Manager’s Role.
The project manager plays an important role in securing new construction projects which includes:
Every employee has an important role to play in finding and winning projects.
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