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Ballesteros-Pérez, P, Skitmore, M, Pellicer, E and González-Cruz, M C (2015) Scoring rules and abnormally low bids criteria in construction tenders: a taxonomic review. Construction Management and Economics, 33(04), 259-78.

Bordass, B and Leaman, A (2005) Making feedback and post-occupancy evaluation routine 1: A portfolio of feedback techniques. Building Research & Information, 33(04), 347–52.

Bordass, B and Leaman, A (2005) Making feedback and post-occupancy evaluation routine 3: Case studies of the use of techniques in the feedback portfolio. Building Research & Information, 33(04), 361–75.

Hamzeh, F R, Zankoul, E and Rouhana, C (2015) How can 'tasks made ready' during look-ahead planning impact reliable workflow and project duration?. Construction Management and Economics, 33(04), 243-58.

Herazo, B and Lizarralde, G (2015) The influence of green building certifications in collaboration and innovation processes. Construction Management and Economics, 33(04), 279-98.

Humphreys, M A (2005) Quantifying occupant comfort: are combined indices of the indoor environment practicable?. Building Research & Information, 33(04), 317–25.

Kaminsky, J (2015) The fourth pillar of infrastructure sustainability: tailoring civil infrastructure to social context. Construction Management and Economics, 33(04), 299-309.

Kampschroer, K and Heerwagen, J H (2005) The strategic workplace: development and evaluation. Building Research & Information, 33(04), 326–37.

Loosemore, M and Lim, B (2015) Inter-organizational unfairness in the construction industry. Construction Management and Economics, 33(04), 310-26.

  • Type: Journal Article
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  • ISBN/ISSN: 0144-6193
  • URL: https://doi.org/10.1080/01446193.2015.1057193
  • Abstract:
    There are numerous examples of unfair inter-organizational business practices in the construction industry. Conflict and confrontation, corruption, bid-shopping, insecurity of payment and supply chain exploitation are just some examples which have been documented over several decades in many countries. There have been numerous initiatives to make the construction industry a fairer business environment, but these have been largely developed in a conceptual vacuum. Consequently, few advances have been made in making the industry a fairer place to do business. To address the lack of theory in this area and provide a conceptual foundation for future improvement, theories of organizational justice were used as the basis for a survey of 135 consultants, contractors, subcontractors and suppliers from across the Australian construction supply chain. The findings reveal that mainstream theories of justice may need refinement and reorganization to be applied to a construction industry context. Furthermore, in contrast to much previous research, the results indicate that levels of interpersonal, social and informational justice are high within the Australian construction industry. However, they also show that more can be done to improve levels of procedural and distributive justice, particularly in relation to subcontractors and suppliers in the construction supply chain. Many of these findings are transferable to other countries which are culturally, contractually and organizationally similar to the Australian construction industry.

Nicol, F and Roaf, S (2005) Post-occupancy evaluation and field studies of thermal comfort. Building Research & Information, 33(04), 338–46.

Way, M and Bordass, B (2005) Making feedback and post-occupancy evaluation routine 2: Soft landings – involving design and building teams in improving performance. Building Research & Information, 33(04), 353–60.