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2008
As of November 17, 2017

Ideal Jobsite Inventory Levels to Improve Profitability

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Electrical contracting is a risky business. The contractor has to constantly balance between its relationship with labor, the general contractor, distributors, manufacturers, architects, owners, banks and many other constituencies.

Defined Pension Plan Assessment Program

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The purpose of this self-contained project program is to provide an accurate and reliable assessment of the pension plan condition specific to the U.S. electrical contracting industry.

The Emergence of the IBS Contractor

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As building environmental systems become increasingly complex and interdependent, there will be a growing demand for an integrated building systems (IBS) contractor.

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.

We Built This City

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The risks and opportunities associated with construction are increasing each year as the work available within the marketplace is shifting. The services requested by high-tech and environmentally conscientious customers for current hyper-markets are causing a drastic shift in the construction landscape.

The Use of Smart Chip Technology in the Electrical Contracting Industry

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Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags and Micro-Electromechanical Systems (MEMS) have significant potential for application in the electrical construction industry. The two technologies represent advanced levels of the family of identification and sensory devices known as smart chips.

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.