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Quality and learning

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dc.contributor.author Srour, F. Jordan
dc.contributor.author Kiomjian, Daoud
dc.contributor.author Srour, Issam
dc.contributor.editor Perdomo-Rivera, Jose L.
dc.contributor.editor Gonzalez-Quevedo, Antonio
dc.contributor.editor Lopez del Puerto, Carla
dc.contributor.editor Maldonado-Fortunet, Francisco
dc.contributor.editor Molina-Bas, Omar I.
dc.date.accessioned 2018-01-02T13:52:06Z
dc.date.available 2018-01-02T13:52:06Z
dc.date.copyright 2016 en_US
dc.identifier.isbn 9780784479827 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/6861
dc.description.abstract Several studies recognize the existence of a relationship between learning and experience, on one hand, and productivity and quality of work, on the other hand. This paper examines, through the use of a case study, the relationship between productivity, quality, and learning within the unique labor pool of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The analysis of the case study confirms the existence of a positive correlation between task repetition (as a proxy for learning) and productivity. The data for the case study was obtained from productivity logs prepared by subcontractors and from material submittal and shop drawings approval logs prepared by the construction manager. The analysis of the case study did not show a positive relationship between learning and quality. This outcome is in opposition with the literature. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher American Society of Civil Engineers en_US
dc.title Quality and learning en_US
dc.type Conference Paper / Proceeding en_US
dc.title.subtitle a case from the construction industry in the MENA region en_US
dc.author.school SOB en_US
dc.author.idnumber 201204645 en_US
dc.author.department Department of Information Technology and Operations Management (ITOM) en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.description.physdesc 3050 pages en_US
dc.publication.place Reston en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Kiomjian, D., Srour, F. J., & Srour, I. (2014, December). Quality and Learning: A Case from the Construction Industry in the MENA Region. In Construction Research Congress 2016 (pp. 1927-1937). en_US
dc.author.email jordan.srour@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.conference.date May 31-June 2, 2016 en_US
dc.conference.pages 1927-1937 en_US
dc.conference.place San Juan, Puerto Rico en_US
dc.conference.subtitle Old and New Construction Technologies Converge in Historic San Juan en_US
dc.conference.title Construction Research Congress 2016 en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/9780784479827.192 en_US
dc.orcid.id https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7623-723X en_US
dc.publication.date 2016 en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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