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Companies strive for excellence. Yet when asked to rate their organizations on excellence in total project performance, only 9% of respondents in our recent study rated their companies “high.”
This week, Continuum Advisory Group and the Construction Users Roundtable (CURT) will share the results of the 2017 owner trends study, focused on Excellence in Total Project Performance.
At the end of the day, we only achieve true excellence if all stakeholders feel that it was a successful project for them. That includes our most important clients – the business units we serve. – Michael Mayra, Construction Group Manager, General Motors
Gretchen Gagel will share preliminary study results during a keynote speech at the annual CURT National Conference this week in Chandler, AZ. The full report will published after the event. View the Presentation.
The study includes:
- Diverse participants: A look at 28 organizations representing manufacturing, utilities, petroleum, natural resources and mining, information (IT), real estate, healthcare, leisure and hospitality, government.
- Challenges: The struggle to balance cost, schedule, quality, and safety in the pursuit of excellence.
- Survey data: what high excellence and above average companies are doing differently.
- Interviews with owners: best practices and cultural differentiators study participants are utilizing to achieve project excellence.
The report will include data from these organizations and solutions based on that information that companies can use to achieve excellence in 2017.
About the Authors
Continuum Advisory Group is a management consulting firm for the construction industry. We work with owner/developers, contractors, engineering firms, EPC firms, utilities, homebuilders, and building product manufacturers.