On many projects poor labour productivity is a major problem. It results in tasks costing more than was originally budgeted, causes schedule slippage, and means more personnel are required than allowed for, in turn increasing accommodation and transport costs, and even requiring additional supervisory staff.
The obvious sign of poor labour productivity is personnel standing idle on site during work hours. This could be due to a number of reasons for example:
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