Dexter + Chaney White Papers

Employee Engagement Trends

How innovative technologies and software are helping project managers streamline processes to build faster, smarter projects

The lifeblood of any construction company is the construction project itself. How those projects are managed can make or break the company. That makes project managers (or in some companies, project sponsors who oversee teams of project managers) arguably the most important role in an organization. In this white paper, Dexter + Chaney explores the role of technology in project management and current market trends. Download the white paper to learn more.

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Employee Engagement Trends

Engaging your employees in their daily tasks is critical, as high engagement results in top quality work and high retention rates. Engaging employees should start on day one and continue through every day of employment.

Is your employee engagement strategy the best it could possibly be? If not,check out 6 employee engagement trends to get you on track to success.

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white paper heading - Construction Software Technologies

There is a saying that goes, “If you’re so smart, why aren’t you rich?” The message here, of course, is that intelligence for its own sake is not as important as what you do with your intelligence. This is a lesson many of us learn the hard way when we leave school and enter the workforce. This is also a lesson that many companies struggle to incorporate into their business processes. The mantra, “more information is better” exerts a powerful influence on business managers. But too often there is no explicit plan for how best to manage and make use of business information.

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Since construction is a risky business, most contractors use surety bonds to protect against job performance risk and general liability insurance to mitigate loss due to accidental injuries or property damage.

Construction is also highly litigious, but fewer contractors invest in plans or tools to reduce their exposure when facing legal action.

While insurance may protect against direct losses, it does not protect against the many indirect losses that result from the litigation process.

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Taking Project Collaboration from Concept to Reality

For a number of years now, there has been a lot of talk about collaboration, which has become a marketing buzzword and less of an idea of team unity. The problem with collaboration, like other words, is not the word itself but how it has been used. Collaboration, used as jargon simply offers no concrete examples of how we can effectively work better together.

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