Monthly Archives: November 2016

Can Construction Learn from MLB?

Can Construction Learn from MLB? In a bipartisan Op-Ed piece in the NY Times, Billy Beane (Executive VP for the Oakland A’s) Secretary of State John Kerry, and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (both baseball fans) argue for the use of the same type of statistical analysis currently in vogue among major league baseball teams…
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The Tribes on a Jobsite

The Tribes on a Jobsite Reflecting on the tribal nature of construction jobsites and the depth of knowledge that they represent. The tribes of the carpenters, masons, electricians, etc. have been around for over a hundred (if not hundreds) of years, much longer than most of the principle organizations in construction. Tradition runs strong in…
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