Out of Tune

Out of Tune

Out of Tune A construction project is an intricate labyrinth of independent/inter-dependent craftsmen making carefully coordinated contributions to the finished product over an extended period of time. Perhaps no other human endeavor requires such precise complex...
Customer Anti-Relations

Customer Anti-Relations

Customer Anti-Relations In construction, the customer is often seen as an adversary. Contractors have a contentious relationship with owners, architects, and designers and most owners see contractors as potentially problematic vendors that bear watching. This...
Schedule Busting

Schedule Busting

Schedule Busting By: Anthony Perrenoud, Assistant professor, University of Oklahoma No one expects construction projects to be completed on schedule. Neither contractors nor owners believe the schedule they themselves have agreed on will actually come to pass. This...