Hint: Leadership is the Answer Interview with Kenn T. Sullivan, Ph. D. Host: Ted Garrison
As the challenges within the industry are starting to compound it’s become clear that greater leadership is the solution. Listen to Kenneth T. Sullivan, Ph.D., MBA, who is the Deputy Director of the Performance Based Studies Research Group (PBSRG) and Director of the Facilities Management Research Group (FMRI) explains how to turn leadership into a competitive advantage in your organization. This is a must program for any forward thinking company.
Monday, 10 December 2007 00:00
Developing Best Value Employees Interview with Thom TisthammerHost: Ted Garrison
Once senior management understands the concepts of best value, it immediately becomes clear that the best value process starts with the workers, because the best place to add value is at the source of the work. Further, this is the type of environment that generation Y not only desires but thrives in. Listen to Thom Tisthammer, founder of Wattle and Daub Contractors, explain how he maximizes his worker’s productivity by getting them to incorporate the best value concepts into their daily work habits.
Thursday, 19 July 2007 00:00
Combining Low Bid with Best Value Interview with Dr. Dean Kashiwagi Host: Ted Garrison
Many people believe that Best Value can only be used in a negotiated environment. While the full impact of best can’t be reached in the low bid environment there are still benefits to the program. Listen as Dr. Dean Kashiwagi, Director of the Performance Based Studies Research Group, explains how best value can be used in the low bid environment to improve project performance.
Monday, 25 September 2006 00:00
"Best Value" Contracting Strategy Interview with Dr. Dean KashiwagiHost: Ted Garrison
Dr. Dean Kashiwagi explains that Best Value is about improving the contractor's efficiency. This is a critical concept, because this is the only way contractors can improve performance on a sustainable basis for the owner and themselves. Listen as Dean, Director of the Performance Based Studies Research Group, explains how managing risk and measuring performance will improve the contractor's performance.
Wednesday, 13 September 2006 02:52
Competing On Value from the Vendor's Perspective Interview with Mike SteeleHost: Ted Garrison
Neogard is the world’s leading producer of elastomeric coatings used in construction. With a 45-year history in polymeric coating technology, and 78 years in the coating industry, Neogard has no equal in experience. Listen as Mike Steele, EVP of Business Development, explain s how the Neogard Company has been able to successfully compete based on value. He further explains how Neogard found Dean Kashiwagi’s Best Value concept a big boost in their pursuit of value.