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Author Ledbetter, William B
Title Inspection and Other Strategies for Assuring Quality in Government Construction
Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, 1991
©1991
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Note INSPECTION AND OTHER STRATEGIES FOR ASSURING QUALITY IN GOVERNMENT CONSTRUCTION -- Copyright -- PREFACE -- EXECUTIVE SUMMARY -- Contents -- INSPECTION AND OTHER STRATEGIES FOR ASSURING QUALITY IN GOVERNMENT CONSTRUCTION -- 1 INTRODUCTION -- SCOPE OF THE COMMITTEE'S DELIBERATIONS -- ORGANIZATION OF THE REPORT -- 2 QUALITY AND PRACTICES FOR ITS ASSURANCE -- DEFINING CONSTRUCTION QUALITY, ASSURANCE, AND CONTROL12 -- INSPECTION FOR QUALITY CONTROL AND ASSURANCE -- THE FEDERAL ACQUISITION REGULATIONS -- AGENCY QUALITY MANAGEMENT PRACTICES -- FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE AGENCY PRACTICES -- PERSPECTIVES FROM PRIVATE SECTOR QUALITY MANAGEMENT PRACTICES -- LEGAL DISTINCTIONS BETWEEN FEDERAL AND PRIVATE PRACTICES -- COMMITTEE ASSESSMENT OF AGENCY PRACTICES -- REFERENCES -- 3 EXTENSIONS AND ALTERNATIVES TO INSPECTION -- TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT IN CONSTRUCTION -- TEAMWORK AND QUALITY -- CONTRACTOR PERFORMANCE EVALUATION -- BIDDER PRE-QUALIFICATION -- INCENTIVE CONTRACTING -- INTEGRATED INSPECTION PLANS -- COST AND SCHEDULE PROTECTION PLANS -- NEW TECHNOLOGY FOR INSPECTION -- QUALITY MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS -- REFERENCES -- 4 CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS -- GETTING QUALITY IN FEDERAL FACILITIES CONSTRUCTION -- THE DESIGNER'S ROLE -- THE ROLE OF INSPECTION -- COORDINATED AGENCY QUALITY MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS -- EFFECTIVE INSPECTION -- QUALITY MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS -- EFFECTIVE QUALITY MANAGEMENT -- ASSURING QUALITY IN CONSTRUCTION -- APPENDIX A BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS AND STAFF -- STAFF -- APPENDIX B GLOSSARY OF TERMS RELATED TO CONSTRUCTION QUALITY -- APPENDIX C FEDERAL ACQUISITION REGULATION AND CONSTRUCTION -- APPENDIX D TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT -- APPENDIX E QUALITY PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT -- USE OF THE INFORMATION
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Ledbetter, William B. Inspection and Other Strategies for Assuring Quality in Government Construction Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press,c1991 9780309045476
Subject Building inspection.;Government contractors.;Construction industry -- Quality control
Electronic books
Alt Author Lemer, Andrew C
Council, National Research
Sciences, Division on Engineering and Physical
Systems, Commission on Engineering and Technical
Projects, Committee on Inspection for Quality Control on Federal Construction
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