Search for dissertations about: "refurbishment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 36 swedish dissertations containing the word refurbishment.

  1. 1. Dynamics in refurbishment : a study of production processes and human interactions in a commercial environment

    Author : Åsa Engwall; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Construction Engineering and Management; Byggproduktion;

    Abstract : The client-contractor relationship has long been a concern in the Swedish construction industry and in constraction management research. This concern has, to great extent, been directed at the need to improve productivity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Construction Performance Measurement: Site Managers in Refurbishment Projects

    Author : Ahmet Anil Sezer; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; productivity; refurbishment; waste management; construction industry; monitoring; sustainability; Performance; ICT; resource use;

    Abstract : Firms use management accounting, controls and performance measurement to ensure that employee activities are aligned with organizational goals and strategies. Performance is measured at different levels: industry, firm, project and activity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Contractor Monitoring of Productivity and Sustainability in Building Refurbishment

    Author : Ahmet Anil Sezer; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; sustainability; construction industry; measurement; refurbishment; productivity;

    Abstract : The aging building stock in Europe and regulatory requirements to decrease energy consumption make sustainable refurbishment a valuable alternative to other construction activities. The construction industry appears to suffer from low productivity growth, and the construction productivity debate concludes that productivity measurement is difficult, not least due to changes in input and output qualities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Service Quality in Refurbishment: Craftsman-User Interaction

    Author : Mats G. Holm; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; building refurbishment; contractor reputation; craftsman-user interaction; service quality;

    Abstract : Many companies in various lines of business have long recognized service quality as a key to success and long-term survival. Nevertheless, it is only recently that service quality has come into focus in the construction industry. READ MORE

  5. 5. Service management in housing refurbishment : satisfying the ultimate customer

    Author : Mats G. Holm; KTH; []
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    Abstract : It is unusual to find that housing refurbishment projectshave been undertaken with a clear focus on customer orientationdirected towards the tenants, or owners of co-operative flatsor condominiums. Only recently have researchers in constructionmanagement begun to look closer at the relationship betweencontractors and customers. READ MORE