This is McLaughlin and McLaughlin’s Project Professional’s fourteenth posting regarding labor/labour productivity and disruption. This contribution provides an overview of process alternatives that are extremely helpful and valuable for all stakeholders concerned with labor productivity and management.
The Subject Series regarding Labor/Labour Productivity and Disruption can be viewed here.
It is widely recognized that changed work (sometimes called change orders – assuming that the contract is changed as a result) may have a negative impact on field labor productivity (lower productivity). The impact of multiple changes may be recognized or sensed. The challenges are both timely recognition and demonstration of cause and effect. The publications listed below are some of the more useful and valuable references related to this cause and effect dynamic.
An article and related study published recently in Construction Lawyer has some valuable information and analytical process guidance that is very useful when considering potential impact to labor productivity resulting from changed work. [Read more…]