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The Economist: Rethinking productivity in construction

Low productivity has been a constant in the construction industry, raising costs and adding risk and waste across project life cycles. Better collaboration is essential to improving productivity in multi-disciplinary teams with shared risks and rewards across the value chain, and involves a willingness to think and act beyond the context of individual projects. The first step is breaking down the siloes that exist between stakeholder groups and building long-term relationships that allow identification of opportunities for improvement.

The situation can be further improved by greater adoption of value-based procurement and innovative industry technologies—such as virtual design and construction or building information modeling—as well as by minimizing the impact of government regulations on individual contractors.

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The Economist: Rethinking productivity in construction

The Economist Intelligence Unit explores the causes of the productivity gap in the global construction industry and the tools and strategies to overcome it.

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