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Organisational Resilience in UK Construction: Are we built on a house of cards?

The liquidation of Carillion in January 2018 has highlighted the importance of Organisational Resilience in the UK construction industry. Whilst the full extent of the company’s collapse on clients and sub-contractors will take many months to emerge, the spotlight is firmly on this sector. Questions are now, rightly, being asked about the resilience of companies in the industry to withstand the disruptive forces that shape the business environment.

Why BIM requires Dynamic Capabilities

At Project Five our mission is to deliver a better construction sector by helping it to become more sustainable and efficient. And we’re nothing if not collaborative in our approach. We work closely with a range of project partners on a wide variety of projects. 

BIM: It's good to talk!

In my last blog I wrote about the importance of managing change in relation to BIM. One of the foundations of successful change is good communication. Back in the mid 1990s, telecoms giant BT ran an advertising campaign around the theme of ‘It’s good to talk.’ 

Project Five Management Consulting Women in Construction Emotional Intelligence

Women in construction + emotional intelligence = better industry

Construction is an industry that offers so many opportunities and so many different roles in the creation of our built environment. Yet it is a greatly overlooked industry in terms of its status…

What’s Your Next Move?

You could be forgiven for thinking that the UK construction industry doesn’t change that much over time. But I think at this particular moment the amount of change is possibly at its greatest for sometime – and failure to move with the change might be your ultimate mistake. So what is influencing this change? 

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BIM: It’s all about change!

In my last blog I wrote about the importance of managing change in relation to BIM. One of the foundations of successful change is good communication. Back in the mid 1990s, telecoms giant BT ran an advertising campaign around the theme of ‘It’s good to talk.’

Why competitive advantage is not just about price

Winning work in construction goes much deeper than just a well written bid and a competitive price. It’s our view that successful construction firms are those that seek to build their competitive advantage through increased differentiation of their quality.

Project Five Management Consultants A Critical Response to the Farmer Review

A Critical Response to the Farmer Review

“Modernise or Die” is the message of the Farmer Review of the construction industry. Billed as ‘shocking reading’ it could be argued the review mirrors the findings of previous reports. A case of same old, same old?

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