Amazon.com Opens Rainforest in Seattle
Amazon.com has opened a rainforest-like office space in Seattle that it hopes will spark new ideas for employees.
Construction Productivity: Are We Measuring the Wrong Thing?
We are repeatedly told that if we wish to maintain our current standard of living of about two per cent per capita income growth per year,...
Green Offices Boost Brainpower
The evidence that ‘green’ offices have a significant positive impact on the health and productivity of workers continues to mount.
New Zealand Immigration Hurting Productivity
New Zealand's labour productivity fell 0.7 per cent in the year to March 2016, bolstered by the strong labour market as waves of migrants look for...
Managing Jobsite Quality and Safety With Data
Construction is a labour and material-intensive industry. Building structures requires a commitment to quality and safety at every stage of the project.
The Construction Productivity Crisis in Australia
Over 18 months ago, the Housing Industry Association (HIA) provided a submission to the Productivity Commission concerning the proposal to adopt a mutual recognition scheme to...
How Going Green Can Help Your Bottom Line
The many benefits of moving towards more sustainable products and business practices are obvious – but how many people associate sustainability with savings?
Redesigns Shouldn’t Cost You Productivity
Opting to redesign your office could be the greatest decision you make for your office space.
Collaborative Thinking Needed to Tackle ‘Wicked’ Problems
There are several enduring areas of construction industry performance which have been stubbornly resistant to change over the past few decades.