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Unformatted text preview: . Direct field labor is one of
the largest components of the cost of 96 Construction Dimensions r April 1998 better training, task instruction, understanding of the quality standards and
some system to observe and measure if
the desired results are being achieved.
Simply put, better management is
Again, training (how) and task instruction (what) given in a clear unambiguous manner are essential. Procedures
for putting the work in place must be
discussed and detailed in daily planning sessions. Then observation must
be made to ensure the task is being carried out correctly. Measurement and
reinforcement of the appropriate
behaviors must also occur. Task instruc- tion, developing task procedures and
making observations to reinforce work
being accomplished according to plan
is essential to productivity. QUALITY
The quality of the initial installation of
construction materials can be a key factor in the profitability of many projects. Making crafts people aware that
they should accomplish their tasks
according to a standard (e.g., t...
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This document was uploaded on 03/04/2014 for the course HRM 305 at Boise State.
- Spring '13
- Human Resource Management