RICS hosts the annual COBRA conference, a key event for presenting and discussing the latest industry research.
The latest conference papers from COBRA are available below. All papers were subject to review at both the abstract and full paper stage, to ensure relevance, rigour and topicality.
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20 Sep 2016
This paper looks at what motivates public sector clients to include CSR in construction procurement and how this impacts contractor behaviour.
This paper looks at the work-life balance in the construction industry.
This paper looks at whether payment processes in the construction industry have been improved to the benefit of supply chain cash flow.
This paper explores the effects and role of obsolescence within PFI/PPPs.
This paper aims to identify and document the numerous issues encountered by project managers from external stakeholders and how they affect construction projects.
This paper develops a maturity model to evaluate construction organizations’ disability management practices.
This paper considers the nature of the remedy provided when the State intervenes to rectify building failures, using the Irish Pyrite Resolution Scheme and the Homeowner Protection Act of British Columbia as examples.
This paper examines if there are ways for building design to be improved to account for fire protection system malfunctions.
This paper explores an initial look into the impact that new US measurement and verification (M&V) requirements will have on the green building construction industry.
10 Jul 2015
This paper establishes how effective current post project review reporting [PPRR] practices are in delivering improvements to organisational performance in the construction industry.
07 Jul 2015
This research looks at resilience (the ability to rebound from stressful events) which has been identified as a critical competence for working in challenging environments.
26 Jun 2015
This paper looks at a theoretical framework aimed at the development of an electronic system for guiding clients in the selection of an appropriate building procurement option is presented.
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