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2012-06-12 14:20:17

Mineta Transportation Institute's free report offers a model for optimizing contract provisions SAN JOSE, Calif., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mineta Transportation Institute (transweb.sjsu.edu) has released a peer-reviewed research report, Systematic Procedures to Determine Incentive/Disincentive Dollar Amounts for Highway Transportation Construction Projects. The report offers systematic procedures and models to assist project planners and engineers in determining an...

2007-12-18 06:00:39

By Trevelyan, James Abstract An empirical ethnographic survey of engineers using interviews and field observations in Australia provides evidence that coordinating technical work of other people by gaining their willing cooperation is a major aspect of engineering practice. Technical coordination in the context of this study means working with and influencing other people so they conscientiously perform necessary work to a mutually agreed schedule. While coordination seems to be...