Problem Finders vs. Problem Solvers

Patty McCord represents the shift that construction contractors must make in how they view HR’s role as it integrates with the company’s strategy and execution.

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Patty McCord has been on the front-lines of a war for talent that really kicked off for technology companies in 1998 but didn’t make it to the construction vocabulary until around 2016.  

Quote: Problem finders are cheap. Patty McCord.

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Process Improvement and Cycle Times
When contractors grow inefficient processes usually get substantially more inefficient dramatically changing the Return on Investment (ROI) model. Saving a few minutes over 1,000 cycles per month means $60K+ potential savings over a couple years.
Planning a Project - 2X Organizational Chart
A contractor would never start to build a facility by trying to design and build a room or two at a time. Contractors must apply that same planning time horizon to their organizational structures.
Weekly Design Meetings and Protecting Finishes
Finishes and other key design elements are important for both the project owner and architect. A contractor providing preconstruction services must focus on protecting these throughout the design-development process.