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If you don’t care deeply about the people who work for you, how can you expect them to view you as their leader?
Is middle management that wonderful place in the corporate world where potential is throttled, excellence is squashed and creativity dies?
The Louisiana International Gulf Transfer Terminal Regional Center (“LIGTT RC”), an ABK Venture Group enterprise, is pleased to announce that on August 2, 2012, it filed the largest EB-5 application in U.S. history with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) … Continue reading
Effective project and business leaders challenge existing processes and question the status quo. They recognize the need to rethink assumptions and evaluate issues objectively. Preconceived notions and biases favoring existing thinking limit our critical thinking, and diminish our ability to … Continue reading
Project managers should take a lesson from Lao Tse (Tao Te Ching) when negotiating. That which does not bend shall break. Be flexible and nimble. Expand the zone of negotiation and make the pie bigger for all parties.
Here is a list of common cost control problems found on construction projects: Improper estimates, standards and budgeting techniques. Unrealistic budgets. Activities started or completed out of sequence. Inadequate WBS (Work Breakdown Structure) or insufficient WBS detail. Lack of management … Continue reading
We are pleased to announce that PLG has been engaged to provide initial risk advisory services on the LIGTT (Louisiana International Gulf Transfer Terminal) project off the coast of New Orleans. This $1.3 Billion, 250 acre project will be the … Continue reading
Good project leaders make the complex look simple. Poor project leaders add needless complexity.
The giant construction company that worked on Citi Field, the renovation of Grand Central Terminal and scores of other high-profile projects has admitted to a huge fraud scheme in which it overbilled clients for more than a decade and has … Continue reading
One of major pitfalls of general contractor (GC) estimating on infrastructure projects is getting the right numbers from the electrical bidders. Electrical trades comprise a significant portion of the contract value on large fixed-price infrastructure projects. GC’s are faced with the perilous … Continue reading