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University of Washington
As of November 22, 2017

Effectively Recruiting and Retaining Field Supervisors and Project Managers

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To effectively retain field supervisors, a formal plan-which should include a recruitment plan, a training plan, an induction process, a career development plan, and a motivational strategy-is required.

Investigate Opportunities And Barriers Of The Lean Project Delivery Systems (LPDS) To The Electrical Contractors - A Pilot Study In A Healthcare Project, CA

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This report is the result of an Early Career Award project funded by ELECTRI International in 2008. 

New Business Opportunities for U.S and Mexican Electrical Contractors

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The Mexican electrical market offers unique business opportunities for US contractors and manufacturers through collaboration and strategic alliances with their Mexican counterparts. In general, profitability margins would be better, for both US and Mexican contractors, if they work as a team.

Measuring the Labor Productivity of Electrical Contractors

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This study introduces practical and simple ways of measuring labor productivity in a contractor’s organization at different levels of detail.

A Human Resource Management Primer for Supervisors

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Over the lifetime of a company, its success or failure will in large part be determined by the caliber of the employees that the company is able to develop. A company’s supervisors greatly influence employees’ perceptions and their satisfaction with the company.

A Human Resource Management Primer for Company Leaders

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This primer by Dr. John E. Schaufelberger collects and integrates some best practices into a resource that would allow the company leaders to quickly identify strategies for success when selecting an approach that responds to the requirements of their employees and organization.

The Progress of Wind Generation Systems

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The purpose of this research is to provide information and resources to keep the electrical contractor up-to-date with wind generation system advancements in order to capitalize on this high growth market.

Electrical Contracting Best Safety Practices – Pocket Guide

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This pocket-sized guide for workers includes in-the-field tips that complement the company-wide safety program set forth in the complete guide Electrical Contracting Best Practices.

Electrical Contracting Best Safety Practices

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This new guide focuses on the necessary components of a company-wide safety program, plus in-the-field tips in a pocket-sized guide for workers. Both the complete and pocket-size Best Safety Practices are printed in English and Spanish.

Single vs. Multiple Prime Contracting

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Policies regarding public building construction affect the interests of taxpayers, construction authorities, general contractors, specialty contractors, and other stakeholders that participate in the construction process.

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