Benchmarking for construction - a strategic review (PR69)

ISBN: 978-0-86017-869-9

Author: P S Jones and G Thomas

Number of pages: 40 (paperback)

Publisher: CIRIA

Date of Publication: January 1998

Benchmarking is a powerful tool for continuous improvement. Properly applied and given proper resources, it can deliver notable benefits to companies in many industries, including construction. This book aims to identify the opportunities for benchmarking within the construction industry and the ways of promoting its use. Policy-makers, industry bodies and senior construction managers examining the tools for continuous improvement will find it of considerable value. Read this book and be better informed about the applicability of benchmarking and its limitations in addressing both technical and business objectives and organisational goals. Key words: benchmarking and KPIs.