1 2 3 5 Management Communication Ethics & Plant

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1 2 3 5 Management Communication Ethics & Plant
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  1. GROUPS -
    TUCKMAN
    Forming>Storming>Norming>Performing>Adjourning. Effective Groups v Ineffective groups, span of control.
  2. CONFLICT MANAGEMENT
    • Teambuilding- effective teamwork.
    • Decision Making –
    • Types of decisions – Strategic, Operational, Administrative.
    • Decision Tools – Operational research, Network Analysis, Risk Analysis, Decision Trees.
  3. RISK MANAGEMENT
    by party best able to control.
  4. CLIENT RISK
    • Stay within budget,
    • completion date,
    • quality & function,
    • procurement risks,
    • commercial risk,
    • safety risk (design or site).
  5. CONTRACTOR RISK
    • Safety ,
    • budget
    • productivity,
    • technical,
    • time,
    • completion failure,
    • quality,
    • weather
  6. STAGES FOR RISK MANAGEMENT
    • Design,
    • Programme,
    • Tender,
    • Documentation (BoQ, Contract terms,
    • LADS,
    • novations,
    • bonds,
    • subbie selection,
    • pre con H & S plan
    • SWMP ,
    • Construction TCQ Env.
  7. PROCESS
    • Identify hazard,
    • What is impact of failure?,
    • Evaluate risk – Consequences x Probability,
    • Control measures ERICT,
    • Residual risk.
    • RISK REGISTER
  8. COMMUNICATION
    Barriers
    • language,
    • cultural,
    • long messages,
    • poor memory
    • retention,
    • information overload
    • poor leadership (unclear objectives/ instructions) personality (selective listening, hidden agendas, personality clash, assumptions & prejudice)
    • poor filing,
    • noise,
    • geographical separation,
    • misunderstanding,
    • poor document distribution,
  9. COMMUNICATION
    Methods
    • meetings,
    • BIM,
    • communication media,
    • comms network,
    • written,
    • verbal,
    • non verbal graphic
    • Levels of communication – intrapersonal, interpersonal, group, multi group, mass communication.
  10. COMMUNICATION
    Sharing info on projects
    • Security & confidentiality(monitoring, training) (Firewalls, contractual terms, passwords).
    • Data protection (Legislation – all personal data must be obtained & used lawfully- consent & only for specific purpose)
    • Intellectual property (IPR) (Copyright, restrictions – cultural or practical, licence terms),
    • content monitoring (Breach of IPR, defamation, offensive/obscene material, contractual obligations), Admissibility & Audit Trails (Clear audit trail showing source, creation time & updating of documents).
  11. ICT in construction
    • CAD,
    • VR,
    • intranet/extranet,
    • clouds /buzz saw,
    • security,
    • cost – software/hardware/training,
    • 4D & 5D,
    • Video conferencing,
    • barcoding (plant/materials),
    • BIM – shared & structured project data, FM, model from designer to MC to client to purchaser,
    • clash detection, fewer errors
  12. PLANT
    Economic selection
    1. OWN

    • ADVANTAGES
    • available when & where required,
    • capital allowances,
    • control of assets,

    • DISADVANTAGES
    • locks up capital,
    • maintain & repair,
    • train operators,
    • equip needed to move,
    • loss of flexibility.
  13. PLANT
    • 2. HIRE
    • ADVANTAGES
    • doesn’t lock up capital,
    • hireco responsible for maintain/repair,
    • only hire when needed,
    • hireco may provide operator
    • DISADVANTAGES
    • rates can vary between tender & use,
    • less choice in busy times,
    • less well minded by hires,
    • may not be available when needed,
    • rates depend on market forces.
  14. PLANT
    • MIXED
    • use company plant for regular use,
    • hire in when required.
  15. PLANT COSTS
    • Ownership (capital cost, depreciation, insurance)
    • Operating ( servicing, maintenance, transport, fuel, wages & training
  16. PLANT DEPRECIATION
    2 methods
    • Straight line method ( 42000 resid value 2000 10 years = 4000 PA)
    • Declining balance method ( % drop per year)
  17. PLANT CONTROL
    • site conditions,
    • safety,
    • traffic routes,
    • access/egress,
    • turning circles,
    • speed limits,
    • public protection,
    • delivery offloading,
    • fuel storage,
    • adjacent buildings,
    • security,
    • contract conditions,
    • lifting over people,
    • training,
    • logs,
    • maintenance,
    • legislation (PUWER, HSAWA, LOLER, MHSWR).
  18. PLANT SELECTION
    • suitability,
    • availability,
    • relative costs,
    • dependability,
    • experience,
    • safety,
    • warranty
  19. ETHICS
    Personal
    • personal values / belief system,
    • integrity – doing the right thing,
    • socially responsible,
    • fidelity- dealing with people in good faith,
    • probity- honesty & decency,
    • unbiased advice,
    • competent – CPD-don’t work beyond limit,
    • rep of CIOB,
    • appropriate insurance,
    • don’t damage others rep,
    • no discriminiation,
    • safety- you the public the workforce.
  20. ETHICS
    Corporate
    • Impact of construction on the public interest (Safety, Env, disruption)
    • Considerate constructors scheme.
    • CSR,
    • Apprpriate insurances,
    • Legislation (Competition Act, Bribery Act)
  21. ETHICS
    problems for the construction industry
    • Market rigging,
    • cover pricing,
    • capitalising on others mistakes,
    • bullying,
    • offensive behaviour,
    • discrimination,
    • biased advice,
    • waste management practices (emmisions, nuisance),
    • H & S – not ignoring an obvious risk.

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