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Design management in practice: testing a training initiative to deliver tools and learning

Lee Bibby (Centre for Innovative Construction Engineering, Department of Civil and Building Engineering, Loughborough University, UK)
Dino Bouchlaghem (Centre for Innovative Construction Engineering, Department of Civil and Building Engineering, Loughborough University, UK)
Simon Austin (Centre for Innovative Construction Engineering, Department of Civil and Building Engineering, Loughborough University, UK)

Construction Innovation

ISSN: 1471-4175

Article publication date: 1 December 2003

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Abstract

Drives to improve industry performance are being hindered by difficulties in managing the construction design process, preventing the UK construction industry from delivering projects on time, to budget and to the specified quality. This paper reports on a research project at a major UK civil and building design and construction company to develop and deploy a training initiative capable of making significant improvements to its design management performance and deliver benefits to many project stakeholders. It describes the development, content and trailing of the training material and a suite of 21 design management tools to drive change throughout the organization. The paper is likely to be of interest to those involved in design management and the development of tools and practices to help the industry improve design management performance.

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Bibby, L., Bouchlaghem, D. and Austin, S. (2003), "Design management in practice: testing a training initiative to deliver tools and learning", Construction Innovation, Vol. 3 No. 4, pp. 217-229. https://doi.org/10.1108/14714170310814945

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