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Smit, Heleen (author)
Current societal and construction challenges, combined with limited time and the scarcity of people and resources, require solutions in the construction industry. This research focuses on repetitive tasks and contributes to that. Furthermore, this research is necessary because the literature on repetitive tasks is limited and needs to be...
master thesis 2024
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Köhrer, Irina (author)
<b>Purpose:</b> The construction industry is responsible for great amounts of resource consumption, waste generation and both carbon and greenhouse gas emissions in the European Union. The currently still predominant linear mindset of take-make-consume-dispose must shift to reduce the industry’s environmental impact and enable the transition...
master thesis 2024
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Ambagts, Janneke (author)
This master thesis addresses the challenge of project performance in the Civil Engineering (CE) sector, emphasizing the significance of collaboration, communication, and understanding among interdisciplinary project teams. Focusing on the role of empathy in contractor-client collaborations, the study investigates the potential impact of serious...
master thesis 2024
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Rikhtegarnezami, M. (author), de Bruijne, M.L.C. (author), Hertogh, M.J.C.M. (author), Bakker, H.L.M. (author)
Purpose: Societies depend on interconnected infrastructures that are becoming more complex over the years. Multi-disciplinary knowledge and skills are essential to develop modern infrastructures, requiring close collaboration of various infrastructure owners. To effectively manage and improve inter-organizational collaboration (IOC) in...
journal article 2024
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Savitri Dinar Wulandari, Savitri (author)
With the expansion of infrastructure projects in the Netherlands in terms of size and complexity, government bodies are increasingly inclined towards adopting a programmatic approach for managing multiple projects. This approach incorporates innovations to enhance efficiency and effectiveness in achieving program objectives. However, the...
master thesis 2023
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van Eeghen, Jet (author)
<b>Background</b><br/>This research is initiated to investigate the underrepresentation of women in technical occupations, particularly in the male-dominated field of the construction industry. The Netherlands is a country where this gender gap has been observed, with a significant disparity in the representation of women in the industry....
master thesis 2023
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Groen, Bas (author)
As a result of decreasing competition within the procurement of large construction projects in the Dutch construction sector, the need arises to understand the mechanisms behind the competition. Especially how decisions by clients on the procurement of construction projects impact the number of competitors. When this is understood, clients can...
master thesis 2023
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Houwink, Harm (author)
The Netherlands aims to have a fully circular economy by 2050. The construction sector in the Netherlands is only 8% circular (Circularity Gap Report Bouw, 2022). Reuse within construction projects presents various challenges, which will be discussed in this thesis. In the current market, there is more supply than demand (BAMB, 2020). One...
master thesis 2023
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Koolwijk, J.S.J. (author), Wamelink, J.W.F. (author)
In Nederland worden te weinig woningen geproduceerd om aan de vraag te voldoen. Conceptuele woningbouw biedt voor een deel van de opgave de kans om de productie te verhogen en te versnellen. In de markt is een grote variëteit van conceptaanbieders aanwezig. Conceptuele woningen worden in veel verschillende verschijningsvormen aangeboden en ook...
report 2023
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Teigiserová, D.A. (author), Reit, Colin A.J. (author), Schraven, D.F.J. (author)
The circular economy (CE) has been established as one of the leading strategies to achieve a more sustainable system leading to national and global goals. One of the models coupled with CE is Product-Service Systems (PSS), with service integrated into products to various degree. PSS implementation in the infrastructure sector has been studied...
journal article 2023
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Clegg, Stewart (author), Loosemore, Martin (author), Walker, Derek (author), van Marrewijk, A.H. (author), Sankaran, Shankar (author)
This chapter presents a holistic investigation into construction culture from an organisation studies as well as project management perspective, mobilising the concept of toxic project cultures as a novel conceptual lens to explore new ways to transform the construction industry into a more dynamic, innovative, and socially responsible sector...
book chapter 2023
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Ding, L. (author), Wang, T. (author), Chan, P.W.C. (author)
To close the loop for the circular economy (CE) transition in the construction industry, forward logistics (FL) and reverse logistics (RL), as enabling operations for CE, are important topics to be addressed. However, current research mainly focuses on either FL or RL, with a lack of synthesis that presents an overview of the bi-directional...
review 2023
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Ninan, Johan (author), Sergeeva, Natalya (author)
The objective of this research study was to investigate the role of narratives in shaping multiple innovations in the UK construction industry. A total of 133 innovation stories published in a year are compiled from a digital portal Infrastructure Industry Innovation Partnership (i3P). The stories are qualitatively analyzed using open coding,...
other 2023
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LEE, Jeongeun (author)
Women in construction are marginalised, and gendered work culture results in a higher turnover rate of early female professionals. On the other hand, after the COVID-19 pandemic, construction organisations have understood the need for digitisation to derive benefits from digital tools. Besides, it was presented that using digital devices may...
master thesis 2022
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STROUMPOULIS, KONSTANTINOS (author)
Projects are becoming larger and more complex, resulting in work being done more in a team environment. Among other industries, the construction industry is project-based as well. For the successful completion of construction projects, inter-organizational teams consisting of representatives from the owner, designer, contractors and other...
master thesis 2022
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Gunji, Keigo (author)
This study aims to explore what design of ‘ba’, the Japanese concept which translates into ‘place’ or ‘space’ in English, facilitates effective knowledge creation in construction organisations. Although many scholars have investigated the field of knowledge management in construction organisations, few have focused on ‘ba’, where the knowledge...
master thesis 2022
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Ceylan, Altan (author)
Rijkswaterstaat has introduced the two-stage model in the Dutch construction industry in order to reduce risks in large and complex projects (Rijkswaterstaat, 2020a). However, it is also possible that the two-stage model can influence the sustainability of infrastructure projects since the risks are reduced and a different way of collaboration...
master thesis 2022
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van Hoeij, Kevin (author)
Interface management (IM) is an emerging construction management practice that is mainly concerned with the integration effort of (mega)projects through the management of project interfaces. Even though a plethora of benefits is attributed to IM, a clear overview of how to effectively manage interfaces is non-existent. Without a general...
master thesis 2022
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van Milaan, Ilse (author)
The construction sector is experiencing a fundamental shift towards greater digitization. Building information modeling (BIM), augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR), the internet of things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Digital twins are all becoming more prevalent in the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry....
master thesis 2022
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Schleipfenbauer, Bent (author)
The Dutch public procurement market is a multi-billion industry, with a total value of 73 billion euros per year. Competitive tendering is the most popular method of selecting a supplier for the required construction services. The realisation of a tender bid is an expensive and complex process, established on the intersection of various...
master thesis 2022
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