Construction Essay Topics

Construction – Receiving a Brief

As the brief was given I started to research many existing Sunday supplements. Research was needed to give a better understanding as to what techniques and codes are used to separate them from other magazines. The conventions that I have used for my supplement are: large pictures, main and sub headings, intensity of lighting on… View Article

Vitruvius: The Ten Books on Architecture

The first chapter of the book comprises of the aspects of an Architect, the principles of Architecture and its departments. Even the idea of choosing the right site or location for a structure is also covered in this chapter. The second chapter, on the other hand, touches the origin of the very first dwelling, and… View Article

Construction and De-construction of Race

Races exist. They are everywhere in the world. In our history classes, we have discussed the existence of Caucasians, Mongoloids, Negroes, etc. The members of each racial group have common characteristics that make them distinct from other groups. However, in the quest to understand better the human variations across races, professionals from various fields –… View Article

The Construction of Watts Bar Nuclear Plant

The Watts Bar Nuclear Plant (WBN) is operated by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), a government owned authority. The site is approximately ten miles south of Spring City, TN, approximately 1. 25 miles south of the Watts Bar Dam that it is named for, and on the west bank of the Tennessee River. There are… View Article

Total Rewards System in the Construction Industry

Introduction             In every business organization, compensation or reward is an important issue and is identified to be a motivating factor, for employees to perform well and contribute effectively to the organization’s growth and for the attainment to whatever goal the organization has. One of the organizations that needed to have a good reward system… View Article

A social construction

As a social construction, ethnicity is defined as a group individual having a common identifying heritage (Yinger, 1994). The common heritage may comprise of a unifying language, cultural values, norms, and beliefs, and a common ancestry. This has the implication that people belonging to a given ethnic group identify from others with eminent distinctive characteristics,… View Article

Palm Kernel Shells: a Potential Modifier of Lateritic Soils

Palm-kernel Shells : A Potential Modifier of Lateritic Soils Palm-kernel shell, a by-product of the production of palm oil is yet to be utilized to a great extent as a construction material. Presently, its use is limited mostly to fuel for burning and as finishes in traditional mud houses in Africa. Tests show that the… View Article

Project Management

The objective of this project is to open a second office for Better Health Care Centers within the next 18 months and within the $1.5 million budget on time and on budget. The projects environment as it relates to cultural /social is one of healing, health and wellbeing of the population or community. The expansion… View Article

Impact of the Recession on Construction Contractors

The current crisis in the world’s financial system has left the construction industry facing its toughest challenges for a generation. Salaries are falling; job cuts are predicted to reach 400,000 in England alone; and the impacts look set to get much worse before they get better. No country is immune from the impact of this… View Article

IT Project Management Assessment

1. Summarizes how the project manager or team exhibited exceptional and ethical project management practices. Often, the project manager (PM) is faced with an issue that is not easily resolved by theory or the knowledge acquired from formal training. These types of problems are usually not of a technical nature and more often tend to… View Article

Managing Project End-Date and Resource Allocation

Project management is one of the most effective means by which to manage and control just about any project. Construction management, Information Technology, Engineering are just a few of the many fields that are positively complimented and capable of utilizing project management to benefit processes from beginning to end as well as providing a platform… View Article

Post Mortem Review

OBJECTIVE This memo details the benefits and drawbacks of a postmortem review of this training project. Additionally it will include who should partake in the postmortem review meeting, and in conclusion what the team hope’s to discover upon conclusion of this review. BENEFITS OF A POSTMORTEM REVIEW The benefits of this review are to list… View Article

A Day in a Life: a Summary of the Case and Some Questions

* Summary of the case This case shows a daily working life of Rachel, the project manager of a large information systems project, to mainly discuss whether she allocates her time appropriately or not. When we take a closer look at her works on that certain day, then we can classify those works into three… View Article

A Speech on the Bow and Arrow

A long, long time ago, way before any of us in this stinky room was born, there lived creatures very much like us… something with almost exactly the same exotic features of us. Can you guess what it is??? Show of hands… It’s the caveman!!! How could all of you, intelligent human beings of god’s… View Article

Alexander Gavin’s Dilemma

I. Point of View: Professor Hennessey II. Statement of the Problem: The dilemma of Alexander whether to accept the deal or compromise his ethics. III. Objective/s: 1. Appeal on the proposal and proceed to the regular bidding process. 2. Advocate correct sound business ethics. IV. Areas of consideration: 1. Alexander Gavin, a Senior Project Manager… View Article