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Showing papers in "Journal of Management in Engineering in 2020"


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TL;DR: A digital twin (DT) refers to a digital replica of physical assets, processes, and systems that integrate artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data analytics to create living digital twins.
Abstract: A digital twin (DT) refers to a digital replica of physical assets, processes, and systems. DTs integrate artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data analytics to create living digi...

185 citations


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TL;DR: In this article, the authors proposed a method to assess building energy performance and prioritize efficiency upgrades across existing buildings to meet energy-reduction goals, and proposed a top-down approach for building energy management.
Abstract: To meet energy-reduction goals, cities are challenged with assessing building energy performance and prioritizing efficiency upgrades across existing buildings. Although current top-down bu...

137 citations


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TL;DR: The benefits of a digital twin city have been assessed based on real-time data collected from preinstalled Internet of Things sensors and show clear trends in traffic, energy use, air pollution, water pollution, and so on.
Abstract: The benefits of a digital twin city have been assessed based on real-time data collected from preinstalled Internet of Things (IoT) sensors (e.g., traffic, energy use, air pollution, water ...

85 citations


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TL;DR: This work was motivated by the premise that next-generation smart city systems will be enabled by widespread adoption of sensing and communication technologies deeply embedded within the city itself.
Abstract: This work was motivated by the premise that next-generation smart city systems will be enabled by widespread adoption of sensing and communication technologies deeply embedded within the ph...

84 citations


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TL;DR: In recent years, the shortage in skilled labor was one of the most significant concerns for the construction industry as mentioned in this paper, and previous studies explored the causes and effects of such shortages; however, these studies focused on the availability of skilled labor.
Abstract: In recent years, the shortage in skilled labor was one of the most significant concerns for the construction industry. Previous studies explored the causes and effects of such shortages; ho...

74 citations


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TL;DR: AbstractExploiting smart cities with digital twins (SCDT) requires the integration of sensing and simulation across diverse infrastructure systems into community management.
Abstract: Exploiting smart cities with digital twins (SCDT) requires the integration of sensing and simulation across diverse infrastructure systems into community management. Community disaster mana...

71 citations


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TL;DR: In recent years, there have been many serious problems with air pollution (such as hazardous gases) in environmental management for parking garages of cities as discussed by the authors, and these problems should be conti...
Abstract: In recent years, there have been many serious problems with air pollution (such as hazardous gases) in environmental management for parking garages of cities. These problems should be conti...

68 citations


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TL;DR: An integrated textual–visual–geo framework to enhance social sensing techniques in smart city digital twins in the context of disasters is proposed and tested.
Abstract: This paper proposed and tested an integrated textual–visual–geo framework to enhance social sensing techniques in smart city digital twins in the context of disasters. Effective and efficie...

67 citations


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TL;DR: In this article, supply chain management (SCM) is critical to the success of prefabricated building projects (PBPs) because of their various benefits, such as flexibility, reliability, and scalability.
Abstract: Prefabricated building projects (PBPs) have gained worldwide popularity over the past few decades because of their various benefits. Supply chain management (SCM) is critical to the success...

63 citations


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TL;DR: The majority of construction fatalities and accidents in Chile occur in high-rise building construction projects that also suffer from an insufficient number of safety managers on-site as discussed by the authors, which is the case in most cases.
Abstract: The majority of construction fatalities and accidents in Chile occur in high-rise building construction projects that also suffer from an insufficient number of safety managers on-site. Unm...

57 citations


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TL;DR: This paper presents a meta-modelling framework that automates the very labor-intensive and therefore time-heavy and expensive and expensive process of manually cataloging and cataloging data in order to provide real-time information about users' locations and activities.
Abstract: Amid the rapid development of information communication technologies (ICTs), residents of future smart cities are expected to be exposed to unprecedented amounts of real-time information on...

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TL;DR: Although contractual governance and trust have been regarded as critical factors for explaining construction project performance, their interplay at different stages of project development has been studied in this paper. But, their relationship has not been discussed in detail.
Abstract: Although contractual governance and trust have been regarded as critical factors for explaining construction project performance, their interplay at different stages of project development ...

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TL;DR: With a compound annual growth rate of 5.69%, the modular construction market is forecasted to increase to a market value of $154.8 million by the end of 2023 as mentioned in this paper.
Abstract: With a compound annual growth rate of 5.69%, the modular construction market is forecasted to increase to a market value of $154.8 million by the end of 2023. Traditional stick-built constr...

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TL;DR: For more than two decades, construction industry leaders have made attempts to attract more women into professional roles to ease skills shortages and diversify the workforce as mentioned in this paper, however, the success of these efforts has been limited.
Abstract: For more than two decades, construction industry leaders have made attempts to attract more women into professional roles to ease skills shortages and diversify the workforce. However, the ...

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TL;DR: In this article, the authors define, measure, and deal with contractual risks for successful construction projects because the contractual risks can lead to serious claims and disputes, and in general, c...
Abstract: Defining, measuring, and dealing with contractual risks are crucial for successful construction projects because the contractual risks can lead to serious claims and disputes. In general, c...

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TL;DR: Since the financial crisis in 2008, the international construction market has shown a relatively weak state of development as discussed by the authors, and along with China's "Belt and Road Initiative, an increasing numb...
Abstract: Since the financial crisis in 2008, the international construction market has shown a relatively weak state of development. Along with China’s “Belt and Road Initiative,” an increasing numb...

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TL;DR: In this paper, a timely and reliable assessment of disaster impacts on highways is desired for executing evacuations, providing emergency services, and planning relief and recovery activities in disaster events. But, the assessment is limited to a single highway.
Abstract: A timely and reliable assessment of disaster impacts on highways is desired for executing evacuations, providing emergency services, and planning relief and recovery activities in disaster ...

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TL;DR: In this article, the role of project managers in maintaining control over tasks and activities has been theorized comprehensively, placing a firm focus on vertica, and the role role of managers has been investigated.
Abstract: In the literature on construction projects, the role of project managers in maintaining control over tasks and activities has been theorized comprehensively, placing a firm focus on vertica...

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TL;DR: As the elderly population continues to grow rapidly, the mobility of elderly individuals has become a primary concern for not only their individual well-being, but also our social prosperit... as mentioned in this paper.
Abstract: As the elderly population continues to grow rapidly, the mobility of elderly individuals has become a primary concern for not only their individual well-being, but also our social prosperit...

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TL;DR: Safety climate has a positive impact on safety performance in the construction industry; it is a multilevel phenomenon that can be formed at the organization and group levels, especially in....
Abstract: Safety climate has a positive impact on safety performance in the construction industry; it is a multilevel phenomenon that can be formed at the organization and group levels, especially in...

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TL;DR: Stakeholder satisfaction in megaprojects has always been a critical concern in research and practice because of the dynamism, complexity, and uncertainty of the various relationships betwee...
Abstract: Stakeholder satisfaction in megaprojects has always been a critical concern in research and practice because of the dynamism, complexity, and uncertainty of the various relationships betwee...

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TL;DR: The emergence of public-private partnerships (PPPs) over the last few decades has prompted multiple literature reviews of the PPP body of knowledge as mentioned in this paper, however, these studies typically report...
Abstract: The emergence of public–private partnerships (PPPs) over the last few decades has prompted multiple literature reviews of the PPP body of knowledge. However, these studies typically report ...

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TL;DR: Understanding the causal relationships between safety management system (SMS) factors and accident precursors helps construction organizations identify which factors require improvement up to and including the cause of accidents.
Abstract: Understanding the causal relationships between safety management system (SMS) factors and accident precursors helps construction organizations identify which factors require improvement upo...

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TL;DR: In this article, the influence of motivation on the poor performance of workers in the construction industry has been investigated, and the authors report that poor performance is a perennial problem for construction industry worldwide.
Abstract: Poor performance of workers is a perennial problem for the construction industry worldwide. While there have been many studies reporting the influence of motivation on construction labor pr...

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TL;DR: In this article, critical infrastructure resilience is discussed in terms of how it could be incorporated into existing safety and security practices, namely the ISO 31000 risk management stan... and the ISO 5500 risk management standard.
Abstract: This article discusses critical infrastructure resilience in terms of how it could be incorporated into the existing safety and security practices, namely the ISO 31000 risk management stan...

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Mi Pan1, Wei Pan1
TL;DR: In this article, the authors explored in-depth explorations of stakeholder perceptions to help elaborate the construction robot adoption in real-world buildings and found that construction robots hold much promise for buildings, but their realworld uptake is limited.
Abstract: Construction robots hold much promise for buildings, but their real-world uptake is limited. Previous studies lacked in-depth explorations of stakeholder perceptions to help elaborate the d...

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TL;DR: A large-scale emergency evacuation due to an approaching natural disaster requires local and state administrations to make important decisions regarding evacuation routes, emergency shelters, and emergency evacuation centers as discussed by the authors, and evacuation routes.
Abstract: A large-scale emergency evacuation due to an approaching natural disaster requires local and state administrations to make important decisions regarding evacuation routes, emergency shelter...

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TL;DR: A variety of governance strategies must therefore be enacted over the PPP lifecycle t... as discussed by the authors, which are long-term agreements subject to uncertainties and therefore must be implemented over the entire lifecycle of PPP.
Abstract: Public–private partnerships (PPPs) in infrastructure are long-term agreements subject to uncertainties. A variety of governance strategies must therefore be enacted over the PPP lifecycle t...

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TL;DR: This research highlights the need to understand more fully the rationale behind the rapid adoption of these technologies and their applications in the construction industry.
Abstract: The Internet of Things (IoT) has attracted attention in recent years as a way to prevent construction site accidents. Although various IoT technologies have been tested for the purpose of s...

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TL;DR: Improving urban resilience to disasters becomes well-recognized in both industry and academia, but resilience remains challenging to be operationalized, especially in complex urban contexts...
Abstract: Improving urban resilience to disasters becomes well-recognized in both industry and academia, but resilience remains challenging to be operationalized, especially in complex urban contexts...