Browsing All posts tagged under »rework«

Coping with Leadership Turnover

August 13, 2014

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In past blog posts related to healthcare projects, I probed the value of process over people.  To clarify, I am not implying people are not important, only that a process govern the way people interact at all times—a process that is well constructed and not easily changed by the very people who attempt to work within […]

Waste and Cost Control

February 15, 2012

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In December’s Architect, an article on Crisis Response Centers caught my eye. The renderings and photos were bright, the designs cool and, of course, it was about healthcare. The general theme was cost containment in light of buildings that need to last in a healthcare environment. A couple paragraphs into the story was the first quote […]

Construction Productivity and Dreaded Rework

February 13, 2012

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Rework is almost a four-letter word in design-build. Rework is when work is put in place on a job and needs to be redone. This can mean tearing out and completely redoing, or going back to further and more accurately correct work to an acceptable level. Rework is one of the most insidious causes of […]