"Poor productivity on construction projects is a common problem"
Poor productivity on construction projects is a common problem which results in project delays and increased costs.
Poor productivity could be a result of:
How clients impact productivity costing contractors money
Sometimes poor productivity on the construction project is a result of the client. The reasons must be ascertained so measures can be implemented to rectify the situation, or so that variations for the additional costs caused by the client can be submitted. (How clients accidentally sabotage construction projects, and how you can stop it) Reasons may be because of:
Improving construction productivity is a team effort
It is important that Supervisors and Project Managers are made accountable for their worker’s productivity. Labour productivity should be monitored on each project on all sections. Feedback must be provided to Supervisors and workers, and suggestions made as to how the productivity could be improved.
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