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Generating Success: An Exploration of the Issues Facing the Electrical Construction Industry Through The Lens of Family Businesses

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ELECTRI International commissioned a study to examine family-owned and -managed electrical construction companies. Based upon responses to the survey that investigators used to gather the data, their work created a profile of the membership of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA).

Toward a New Model of Service Management for Electrical Contractors

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Recent trends in the electrical contracting industry indicate a rising demand for service work, which entails performing maintenance, repairs, and warranty work.

Improving Combined Time-Cost Forecasting Capabilities for Contractor

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Contractors must carefully manage cash outflow (e.g. for materials to enable their work) and inflow (after the work) to be profitable, especially in the current economy. The importance of cash flow for business success is undisputed, as bankruptcies due to insufficient cash flow underline.

T&D Worksite Shock Protection Strategies

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The electric power industry has long recognized the need to protect workers aloft and on the ground from dangerous voltages that can occur during construction and maintenance operations on overhead transmission and distribution (T&D) lines.

Effectively Recruiting and Retaining Field Supervisors and Project Managers

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To effectively retain field supervisors, a formal plan-which should include a recruitment plan, a training plan, an induction process, a career development plan, and a motivational strategy-is required.

Addressing Inequitable Payment Practices

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Industrialization of Construction, A Compilation to Lead the Way, Book Three – Foundation & Future: Dealing with the Challenges of More Work

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As Industrialization moves forward, the foundation and future of companies and the EC industry are dependent on building solid infrastructure according to a business model that also stays flexible to meet changes in consumer needs.

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