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Biography

Dr. Kenneth Sullivan is a Professor in the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment at Arizona State University.  He specializes in organizational transformation, procurement and solicitations, best value contracting, expertise-driven project delivery, performance measurement, risk management, and accountability systems.  His research processes have generated over $12 Million in research funding and have been implemented in over 140 organizations on projects valued at over $10 Billion.  He has led efforts in outsourcing networking systems, COTS and custom software, financial management, media rights, travel management, communication systems, dining, health insurance, document management, facility systems, portfolio and project management, furniture, and all types of design and construction delivery.  Prof. Sullivan possesses a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering, an MBA in Real Estate and Urban Economics, and a PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering, all from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.  He has authored over 200 peer reviewed publications, co-authored the book Managing the Profitable Construction Business and won three best paper awards.  He has also created a Masters Degree program in Facility Asset and Project Management, new courses in procurement and project delivery, and was the Graduate Program Chair for his department for 7 years.  Dr. Sullivan has won the 2008, 2009, 2012, and 2015 Teaching Award for the Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering at ASU, the 2013 IFMA Educator of the Year Award, and was awarded 2014-2016 & 2018-2020 Fulton Exemplar status. 

Education
  • Ph.D. Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison  
  • M.B.A. Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison  
  • M.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison  
  • B.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison  
Research Interests

Performance Measurement, Organizational Transformation, Value Based Contracting & Project Delivery, Risk Management, Accountability Systems, Facility Management

Publications

JOURNAL PAPERS

[J59] Sullivan, J., El Asmar, M., and Sullivan, K. (2019). “Consensus-Building Workshops to Uncover New Market Entry Decision Factors for the Sheet Metal Engineering and Construction Industry.” ASCE Journal of Management in Engineering. 35(2). 04019001:1-9. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)ME.1943-5479.0000679

**Selected as Editor’s Choice article for the issue

 

[J58] Pesek, A., Smithwick, J., Saseendran, A., Sullivan, K. (2019). “Information Asymmetry on Heavy/Civil Projects: Deficiencies Identification by Contractors and Owners.” ASCE Journal of Management in Engineering. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)ME.1943-5479.0000694

 

[J57] Call, S., Sullivan, K., and Smithwick, J. (2018). “The US Healthcare Facilities Management Industry's State of Hiring from Facilities Management Academic Programs,” Journal of Facility Management Education and Research.  DOI: https://doi.org/ 10.22361/jfmer/93922. 

 

[J56] Gajjar, D., Smithwick, J., and Sullivan, K. (2018). “Improving Janitorial Contract Performance with Facility Management Performance Scorecards,” Journal of Facility Management Education and Research.  DOI: https://doi.org/10.22361/jfmer/94925.

 

[J55] Call, S., Sullivan, K., and Smithwick, J. (2018). “Employment Barriers into US Healthcare Facilities Management Industry for New Facilities Management Graduates,” Journal of Facility Management Education and Research.  DOI: https://doi.org/10.22361/jfmer/99694

 

[J54] Perrenoud, A., Lines, B. C., Savicky, J., and Sullivan, K. T. (2017). “Using best-value procurement to measure the impact of initial risk-management capability on qualitative construction performance.” ASCE Journal of Management in Engineering33(5), 04017019. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)ME.1943-5479.0000535

 

[J53] Lines, B. C., Perrenoud, A. J., Sullivan, K. T., Kashiwagi, D. T., and Pesek, A. (2017). “Implementing Project Delivery Process Improvements: Identification of Resistance Types and Frequencies.” ASCE Journal of Management in Engineering33(1), 04016031. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)ME.1943-5479.0000480

 

[J52] Haverstic, T., Sullivan, K.T., and Smithwick, J., (2017). “Impact of Solar Reflectance Attenuation and Roof Cleaning on a Cool Roof: Assessing Return on Investment for Facility Management,” Journal of Facility Management Education and Research. 1(2), pp. 72-85.   https://doi.org/10.22361/jfmer/81613

 

[J51] Whitcraft, D., Sullivan, K.T., Saseendran, A., and Smithwick, J. (2017). “Case Study of Load Shifting Using Thermal Energy Ice Storage in Public Facilities,” Journal of Facility Management Education and Research. 1(2), pp. 67-71. https://doi.org/10.22361/jfmer/81612

 

[J50] Shirey, W., Sullivan, K.T., Lines, B., and Smithwick, J., (2017). “Application of Lean Six Sigma to Improve Service in Healthcare Facilities Management: A Case Study,” Journal of Facility Management Education and Research1(1), pp. 9-18.  https://doi.org/10.22361/jfmer/78724

 

[J49] Cluff, C., Stone, B., Sullivan, K.T., and Smithwick, J., (2017). “Nauvoo Illinois Historic Site: A Facilities Management Perspective,” Journal of Facility Management Education and Research1(1), pp. 1-8. https://doi.org/10.22361/jfmer/78725

 

[J48] Hurtado, K., Smithwick, J., Pesek, A. and Sullivan, K.T., (2017). “Public School Facility Underfunding: A New Tool to Maximize Construction Dollars and Improve Performance Outcomes,” International Journal of Construction Education and Research, Published Online 08 May 2017. 

https://doi.org/10.1080/15578771.2017.1316800

**Invited Journal Publication

 

[J47] Perrenoud, A.J., and Sullivan, K.T. (2016). “Analysis of Executive Succession Planning in 12 Construction Companies.” International Journal of Construction Education and Research, 13(1), 64-80. Manuscript ID UICE-2015-0876.R2. https://doi.org/10.1080/15578771.2016.1143892

 

[J46] Perrenoud, A.J., Smithwick, J.B., Hurtado, K.C., and Sullivan, K.T. (2015). “Project Risk Distribution during the Construction Phase of Small Building Projects.” ASCE Journal of Management in Engineering, Vol. 32 (3). pp. 04015050. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)ME.1943-5479.0000417

 

[J45] Lines, B.C., Sullivan, K.T., and Wiezel, A. (2015). "Support for Organizational Change: Change-Readiness Outcomes among AEC Project Teams." ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, Vol. 142 (2), 04015062. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0001043

 

[J44] Gajjar, D., Kashiwagi, D., Sullivan, K., and Kashiwagi, J.  (2015). “Post Occupancy Performance Evaluation of Time of Installation Factors - A Seven Year Study of SPF Roofing.  ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities. Vol. 29 (2), pp. 04044044-1 – 04014044-8 https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0000500

 

[J43] Lines, B. C., Sullivan, K. T., Smithwick, J. B., and Mischung, J. (2015). "Overcoming resistance to change in engineering and construction: Change management factors for owner organizations." International Journal of Project Management. Vol. 33 (5), pp. 1170-1179. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijproman.2015.01.008

 

[J42] Lines, B., Perrenoud, A., Smithwick, J. and Sullivan, K. (2014). “Implementing New Project Delivery Strategies: Development of a Web-Based Multimedia Tool to Support Owner Project Team Training.” International Journal of Construction Education and Research, Vol. 11 (2), 140-160.  https://doi.org/10.1080/15578771.2014.930541

 

[J41] Elawi, G. S. A., Algahtany, M., Kashiwagi, D., & Sullivan, K. (2014). “Major Factors Causing Construction Delays in Mecca.” Journal for the Advancement of Performance Information and Value, Vol. 7 (1), 75-86.

 

[J40] Lines, B., Sullivan, K., Hurtado, K., and Savicky, J. (2014). “Planning in Construction: Longitudinal Study of Pre-Contract Planning Model Demonstrates Reduction in Project Cost and Schedule Growth.” International Journal of Construction Education and Research https://doi.org/10.1080/15578771.2013.872733

 

[J39] Hurtado, K., Sullivan, K., Okamura, P., and Kashiwagi, D. (2014). “A New Instructional Strategy and Delivery System for the Facility Management Professional (FMP) Credential.” International Journal of Facility Management, Vol. 5 (2).  

 

[J38] Smithwick, J., Thurston, A., Hurtado, K., Kashiwagi, D., and Sullivan, K. (2014). “Student Engagement in the Facility Management Profession through Mentorship.” International Journal of Facility Management, Vol. 5 (2).  

 

[J37] Gajjar, D., Kashiwagi, J., Kashiwagi, D., and Sullivan, K. (2014). “Maintaining the Quality of Constructed Facilities Using the Performance Information Measurement System: A Three-Year Study on SPF Roofing.” International Journal of Facility Management, Vol. 5 (2).

 

[J36] Perrenoud, A., Lines, B. and Sullivan, K. (2014). "Measuring Risk Management Performance within a Capital Program".  Journal of Facilities Management, Vol. 12 (2), 158-177 https://doi.org/10.1108/JFM-03-2013-0018

 

[J35] Stone, B., Perrenoud, A., and Sullivan, K. (2014). “Rescue Management of a Failed Project: An Empirical Case Study of the Subordinate Expertise Empowerment (SEE) Model.” Journal for the Advancement of Performance Information and Value, Vol. 6 (1), 1-21.

 

[J34] Savicky, J., Kashiwagi, D., Barlish, K., and Sullivan, K. (2014). “Best Value Procurement Results within the GSA.” Journal for the Advancement of Performance Information and Value, Vol. 6 (1), 75-84.

 

[J33] Smithwick, J., Shultz, T., Sullivan, K., and Kashiwagi, D. (2013) “A model for the Creation of Shared Assumptions and Effective Preplanning.” International Journal of Facility Management, Vol. 4 (3), 16-27.

 

[J32] Lines, B., Stone, B., and Sullivan, K. (2013). “Organizational Implementation of Best Value Project Delivery: Impact of Value-Based Procurement, Preplanning, and Risk Management.” CIB Journal for the Advancement of Performance Information and Value, Vol. 5 (1), 1-19.

 

[J31] Gajjar, D., Sullivan, K., and Kashiwagi, D. (2013). “Post Construction Quality Evaluation-Manufacturer's Use of End User to Minimize Risk.” CIB Journal for the Advancement of Performance Information and Value, Vol. 5 (1), 20-26.

 

[J30] Lines, B., Sullivan, K., and Perrenoud, A. (2013). “Optimizing Cost and Schedule Performance through Best Value Project Delivery: Application within a Design-Build Project.” CIB Journal for the Advancement of Performance Information and Value, Vol. 5 (1), 27-40.

 

[J29] Perrenoud, A., Sullivan, K. (2013). “Implementing Project Schedule Metrics to Identify the Impact of Delays Correlated with Contractors.” CIB Journal for the Advancement of Performance Information and Value, Vol. 5 (1), 41-49.

 

[J28] Smithwick, J., Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D. (2013). “Utilization of a Best Value Structure on a City’s Park Renewal and Upgrade Program.” CIB Journal for the Advancement of Performance Information and Value, Vol. 5 (1), 50-58.

 

[J27] Sullivan, K. and Oates, H. (2012). “Analysis of Arizona’s LEED for New Construction Population’s Credits.” ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, Vol. 138 (12), 1377-1385. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0000525

 

[J26] Oates, H. and Sullivan, K. (2012). “Post Occupancy Energy Consumption Survey of Arizona’s LEED New Construction Population.” ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, Vol. 138 (6), 742-750.https://doi.org/10.1061/ (ASCE) CO.1943-7862.0000478

 

[J25] Barlish, K., Sullivan, K., and De Marco, A. (2012). “Education and Simulation of Best Value in an International Academic Setting: A Case Study” Journal for the Advancement of Performance Information and Value, Vol. 4 (1), 44-62.

 

[J24] Sullivan, K. and Lines, B. (2012). “Project Management Strategies to Maximize Performance in Exploratory Research: A Case Study in Solar Thermal Energy Storage Technology Development.” ASCE Leadership and Management in Engineering, Vol. 12 (2), 71-80.

 

[J23] Barlish, K. and Sullivan, K. (2012). “How to measure the benefits of BIM – A case study approach.” Automation in Construction, Vol. 24 (2012), 149-159. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2012.02.008

 

[J22] Sullivan, K. (2011). “Quality Management Programs in the Construction Industry: Best Value      Compared with Other Methodologies.” ASCE Journal of Management in Engineering, Vol. 27 (4), 210-219. https://doi.org/10.1061/ (ASCE)ME.1943-5479.0000054

 

[J21] Sullivan, K. and Michael, J. (2011). “Performance Measurement Approach to Contracting and    Delivering Design Services.” ASCE Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, Vol. 137 (4), 248-257. https://doi.org/10.1061/ (ASCE)EI.1943-5541.0000056

 

[J20] Sullivan, K. and McDonald, D. (2011). “Leadership Principles and Performance Measurement in Facilities Management: A Case Study.” ASCE Leadership and Management in Engineering, Vol. 11 (4), 302-309. https://doi.org/10.1061/ (ASCE)LM.1943-5630.0000139

**Winner of the ASCE 2012 Leadership and Management in Engineering – Best Feature Article Award

 

[J19] Sullivan, K., Savicky, J., and Carey, B. (2010). “Best-Value Process Implementation at the City of Peoria: Five Years of Research Testing.” Journal for the Advancement of Performance Information and Value, Vol. 2 (1), 23-32.

 

[J18] Sullivan, K. and Savicky, J. (2010). “Past Performance Information: Analysis of the Optimization of a Performance Evaluation Criteria.” Journal for the Advancement of Performance Information and Value, Vol. 2 (1), 13-22.

 

[J17] Sullivan, K., Georgoulis, S., and Lines, B. (2010). “Empirical Study of the Current Facility Management Profession.” Journal of Facilities Management, Vol. 8 (2), 91-103. (+)

 

[J16] Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, J., and Kashiwagi, D. (2010). “The Optimizing of Design Delivery Services for Facility Owners.” Journal of Facilities Management, Vol. 8 (1), 26-46.

 

[J15] Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D., Chong, N. (2009). “The Influence of an Information Environment on a Construction Organization’s Culture: A Case Study.” Advances in Civil Engineering, Vol. 2009, Article ID 387608, 10 pages.

 

[J14] Sullivan, K. and Guo, Y. (2009). “Contractor Cash Flow and Profitability Analysis between Best Value and Low Bid.” Cost Engineering, Vol. 51 (9), 16-20.

 

[J13] Kashiwagi, J., Sullivan, K., and Kashiwagi, D. (2009). “Risk Management System Implemented at the US Army Medical Command.” Journal of Facilities Management, Vol. 7 (3), 224-245.

 

[J12] Badger, W., Sullivan, K., Wiezel, A., Bopp, P. (2009). “Profiling the Leadership of Project Managers.” International Journal of Construction Education and Research, Vol. 5 (2), 121-146.

 

[J11] Sullivan, K., Savicky, J., and Kashiwagi, D. (2008). “Case Study of Sustainability of the PIPS Best Value Program at the University of Minnesota.” Journal for the Advancement of Performance Information and Value. Vol. 1 (1), 78-32.

 

[J10] Sullivan, K. and Michael, J. (2008). “Industry Transformation: Testing Best Value and Leadership in Non-Construction Industries.” Journal for the Advancement of Performance Information and Value. Vol. 1 (1), 20-34.

 

[J9] Hanna, A., Chang, C., Sullivan, K., and Lackney, J. (2008). “Impact of Shift Work on Labor Productivity for Labor Intensive Contractor.” ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, Vol. 134 (3), 197-204. https://doi.org/10.1061/ (ASCE)0733-9364(2008)134:3(197)

 

[J8] Kashiwagi, J., Kashiwagi, D. and Sullivan, K. (2007), Refining the Supply Chain: Schering Plough Procurement of Facility Services, Journal of Construction Procurement, Volume 13, Number 2, November 2007, 99- 107.

 

[J7] Kashiwagi D., Ahmed S., and Sullivan K. (2007), Case Study: Best Value Procurement at South Florida Hospital Facility, Journal of Construction Procurement, Volume 13, Number 2, November 2007, 76 – 87.

 

[J6] Chang, C., Hanna, A., Lackney, J., and Sullivan, K. (2007). “Quantifying the Impact of Schedule Compression on Labor Productivity for Mechanical and Sheet Metal Contractor.” ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, Vol. 133 (4), 287-296. https://doi.org/10.1061/ (ASCE) 0733-9364(2007)133:4(287)

 

[J5] Hanna, A., Chang, C., Lackney, J., and Sullivan, K. (2007). “Impact of Overmanning on Mechanical and Sheet Metal Labor Productivity.” ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, Vol. 133 (1), 22-28. https://doi.org/10.1061/ (ASCE)0733-9364(2007)133:1(22)

 

[J4] Hanna, A. and Sullivan, K. (2005). ”Bridging the Gap between Academics and Practice: A Capstone Design Experience.”  ASCE Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, Vol. 131, (1), 59-62. https://doi.org/10.1061/ (ASCE)1052-3928(2005)131:1(59)

 

[J3] Hanna, A., Taylor, C., and Sullivan, K. (2005). “Impact of Extended Overtime on Construction Labor Productivity.” ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, Vol. 131 (6), 734-739. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9364(2005)131:6(734)

 

[J2] Hanna, A., Menches, C., Sullivan, K., and Sargant, J. (2005). “Factors Affecting Absenteeism in Electrical Construction.” ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, Vol. 131 (11), 1212-1218. https://doi.org/10.1061/ (ASCE)0733-9364(2005)131:11(1212)

 

[J1] Hanna, A. and Sullivan, K. (2004). “Impact of Overtime on Construction Labor Productivity.” Cost Engineering. Vol. 46, No. 4. 20-27.

 

 

REFEREED CONFERENCE PAPERS

 

[C138] Saseendran, A., Delvinne, H., Sullivan, K., Shalwani, A. S., and Lines, B. (2019). “Transforming Student Groups into Effective Teams: Utilizing Human Dimensions to Maximize Student Success.” In Proceedings, Associated Schools of Construction 55th Annual International Conference, Denver, CO, pp. 323-330, April 10-12, 2019.

 

[C137] Shalwani, A, S., Lines, B, C., Delvinne, H., Saseendran, A., and Sullivan, K, T (2019). “Team Structuring Based on Personality and Emotionality Traits for Better Project Performance.” In Proceedings, Associated Schools of Construction 55th Annual International Conference, Denver, CO, pp. 315-322, April 10-12, 2019.

 

[C136] Delvinne, H. H., Hurtado, K., Saseendran, A., Smithwick, J., and Sullivan, K. (2019). “Impacts of Project Scope on Solicitation Performance: A Cross-Disciplinary Study.” In Proceedings, Associated Schools of Construction 55thAnnual International Conference, Denver, CO, pp. 603-610, April 10-12, 2019.

 

[C135] Hurtado, K., Saseendran, A., Savicky, J., Sullivan, K. (2018). Attracting And Identifying High Performing Project Managers.  Proceedings of the Fourth Australasia and South-East Asia Structural Engineering and Construction Conference. Brisbane, Australia, (Dec 3-5, 2018), CPM-06-1 – 6.

 

[C134] Hurtado, K., Saseendran, A., Sullivan, K., Smithwick, J., Lines, B., & Stone, B. (2018). Team Assignment Mechanics: Qualifications, Availability, and the Human Element. In Proceedings, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Construction Research Congress (pp. 158-164). New Orleans, LA. April 2-4, 2018.  

 

[C133] Hurtado, K., Savicky, J., Sullivan, K., Smithwick, J., and Gajjar, D. (2018). “Construction Portfolio Management Model for Institutions,” In Proceedings, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Construction Research Congress (pp. 168-177). New Orleans, LA. April 2-4, 2018.  

 

[C132] Shalwani, A.S., Lines, B.C., Smithwick, J.B., Hurtado, K.C., and Sullivan, K.T. (2018). “Relationship of Construction Engineering and Management Student Performance with Personality Traits: HEXACO and Emotional Intelligence.” In Proceedings, Associated Schools of Construction 54th Annual International Conference, Minneapolis, MN, pp. 273-280, April 18-21, 2018.

 

[C131] Algahtany, M., Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D., Kashiwagi, J. (2018). Development of contractors’ mitigation practices towards risks out of contractors control in the Saudi construction industry. In EURO-MED-SEC-2: Proceedings of the Second European and Mediterranean Structural Engineering and Construction Conference: Responsible Design and Delivery of the Constructed Project, Beirut, Lebanon, July 23‐28, 2018.

 

[C130] Algahtany, M., Kashiwagi, D., Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, J., Alzara, M. (2018). Assessment of contractors’ practices towards risks out of contractors control in the Saudi construction industry. In EURO-MED-SEC-2: Proceedings of the Second European and Mediterranean Structural Engineering and Construction Conference: Responsible Design and Delivery of the Constructed Project, Beirut, Lebanon, July 23‐28, 2018. 

 

[C129] Hurtado, K., Perrenoud, A., Smithwick, J., and Sullivan, K. (2017). “Linking Contractor Planning and Risk Prediction to Project Performance,” In Proceedings, Associated Schools of Construction 53rd Annual International Conference. Seattle, WA. April 6-7, 2017.

**Winner ASC 2017 Conference Best Paper – Honorable Mention (2nd Place)

 

[C128] Lines, B. C., Sullivan, K. T., & Perrenoud, A. J. (2017). Facilitating the Adoption of New Project Delivery Practices among Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Project Teams. In Proceedings, Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI) Conference 2017. Oklahoma City, OK.

 

[C127] Smithwick, J., Lines, B. C., Sawyer, J., & Sullivan, K. (2017). An Analysis of Construction Overhead Expenses During the “Great Recession”. In Proceedings, Associated Schools of Construction 53rd Annual International Conference. Seattle, WA. April 6-7, 2017.

 

[C126] Sullivan, J., El Asmar, M., and Sullivan, K. (2016). “Uncovering Market Entry Decision Factors for the Sheet Metal and HVAC Industry.” ASCE Construction Research Congress 2016, San Juan, Puerto Rico: pp. 1978-1987. (31 May – 2 June, 2016).

 

[C125] Gajjar, D., Kashiwagi, D., Lines, B., and Sullivan, K. (2016). “Use of a Warranty Tracking Program to Identify and Resolve Performance Risk.” ASCE Construction Research Congress 2016, San Juan, Puerto Rico: pp. 2171-2176. (31 May – 2 June, 2016).

 

[C124] Pesek, A., Smithwick, J., Hurtado, K., and Sullivan, K. (2016). “Utilization of Value and Risk Assessments in Transportation Procurement: A Case Study of a New Highway Corridor.” ASCE Construction Research Congress 2016, San Juan, Puerto Rico: pp. 448-456. (31 May – 2 June, 2016).

 

[C123] Hurtado, K., Smithwick, J., Sullivan, K., and Savicky, J. (2016). “Design and Implementation of a Practice-Based Course in Contracting and Project Management,” 123rd ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, New Orleans, LA, June 26-29, 2016. 10.18260/p.26671

 

[C122] Alofi, A., Kashiwagi, J., Kashiwagi, D., and Sullivan, K. (2016). “An Analysis of the Current Procurement System in Saudi Arabia.” 2016 Associated Schools of Construction Conference, Provo, UT, April 13-16, 2016.

 

[C121] Smithwick, J., Hurtado, K., Perrenoud, A., and Sullivan, K. (2016). “The Effect of Pre-planning on Public Works Projects: A Policy Perspective,” 2016 Associated Schools of Construction Conference, Provo, UT, April 13-16, 2016.

 

[C120] Hurtado, K. C., Smithwick, J. B., Pesek, A., & Sullivan, K. T. (2016). “Charting contractor performance in public school construction: a longitudinal case study.” Associated Schools of Construction 52nd Annual Conference, Provo, UT, 13-16 April 2016.  

**Winner Best Paper Award, Associated Schools of Construction 52nd Annual International Conference (2016)

 

[C119] Alhammadi, Y., Algahtany, M., Kashiwagi, D., Sullivan, K. (2016) “Future Collaboration between Government & Universities for Successful Research and Development (R&D) in Saudi Arabia: Case of Construction Industry.” Quality and Business Management Conference. Innovation Arabia 9, Dubai (UAE), 7–9 March 2016. pp 166-181.

 

[C118] Gajjar, D., Kashiwagi, D., Sullivan, K., Smithwick, J. (2015). “Case Study in the Application of the Project Definition Rating Index and Best Value Procurement System to a Sprayed Polyurethane Foam Roofing Project.” 2015 Project Management Symposium, College Park, MD, USA (June 7-8, 2015).

 

[C117] Smithwick, J., Lines, B., Barlish, K., Gajjar, D., Sullivan, K. (2015). “Value-based Approach to IT Networked Services Delivery: A Case Study.” 2015 Project Management Symposium, College Park, MD, USA (June 7-8, 2015).

 

[C116] Smithwick, J., Gajjar, D., Perrenoud, A., Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D. (2015) “Project Preplanning Best Practices for Educational Facilities: A Case Study.” 2015 Project Management Symposium, College Park, MD, USA (June 7-8, 2015).

 

[C115] Smithwick, J., Hurtado, K., Thurston, A, and Sullivan, K. (2015). “Mentorship: Sustaining Knowledge in the Facilities Management Profession,” 122nd ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Seattle, WA, June 14-17, 2015.

 

[C114] Mischung, J., Smithwick, J., Sullivan, K., and Perrenoud, A. (2015). “Using Skills-Based Emotional Intelligence Training to Improve Team Performance in Construction Management Programs,” 122nd ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Seattle, WA, June 14-17, 2015.

 

[C113] Gajjar, D., Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, J., and Mischung, J. (2015). “Use of “First Semester Education” to Identify and Tackle the Transitional Challenges Faced by Indian Graduate Students in the Construction Department,” 122nd ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Seattle, WA, June 14-17, 2015.

 

[C112] Kashiwagi, D., Kashiwagi, J., and Sullivan, K. (2015). “(PM-1921) Analyzing the Economic Impact of Job Order Contracting” AACE (American Association of Cost Engineering) Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada (June 28-July 1, 2015). Paper ID: PM-1921. 

 

[C111] Mischung, J., Smithwick, J., Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D. and Perrenoud, A. (2015). “A Review of Emotional Intelligence and Consideration for EI’s Use within Construction Management Programs.” 51st ASC Annual International Conference Proceedings, College Station, Texas, USA, April 22-25, 2015, Ref: CEUE375002015.  

 

[C110] Cioara, J., Romero, S., Kashiwagi, D. and Sullivan, K. (2015). “The Transformation of Teaching a Senior Level Construction Class.” 51st ASC Annual International Conference Proceedings, College Station, Texas, USA, April 22-25, 2015, Ref: CEUE383002015.

 

[C109] Shaw, M. and Sullivan, K. (2015). “Construction Management Student Observations of Communication in the Construction Industry.” 51st ASC Annual International Conference Proceedings, College Station, Texas, USA, April 22-25, 2015, Ref: CERT363002015.  

 

[C108] Hurtado, K., Savicky, J., Sullivan, K. and Lines, B. (2015). “Construction Performance Mapping Model for Outsourcing Organizations.” 51st ASC Annual International Conference Proceedings, College Station, Texas, USA, April 22-25, 2015, Ref: CPGT376002015.

 

[C107] Gunnoe, J., Sullivan, K., Wiezel, A., and Kashiwagi, D. (2015). “Profiling Succession Planning Methods in the Construction Industry.” 51st ASC Annual International Conference Proceedings, College Station, Texas, USA, April 22-25, 2015, Ref: CPGT364002015.  

 

[C106] Sawyer, J., Lines, B., Perrenoud, A., Smithwick, J., and Sullivan, K. (2015). “Qualifications-Based Selection of Construction Services: Evaluation Criteria That Best Differentiate Contractor Qualifications.” 51st ASC Annual International Conference Proceedings, College Station, Texas, USA, April 22-25, 2015, Ref: CPGT358002015.

 

[C105] Smithwick, J., Mischung, J., Sullivan, K., Kashwagi, D., and Lines, B. (2015). “Minimizing Construction Project Schedule Delays through Risk Management and Performance Information.” 51st ASC Annual International Conference Proceedings, College Station, Texas, USA, April 22-25, 2015, Ref: CPRT404002015.

 

[C104] Gajjar, D., Kashiwagi, D., Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, J., and Smithwick, J. (2015). “Performance Measurement System for Maintenance of SPF Roofing System: A 4 Year Case Study.” 51st ASC Annual International Conference Proceedings, College Station, Texas, USA, April 22-25, 2015, Ref: CPRT379002015.

 

[C103] Smithwick, J., Mischung, J., and Sullivan, K. (2014). “Impact of Estimating Software on Student Performance for Simple Quantity Takeoff Calculations,” 2014 Associated Schools of Construction Conference, Washington, D.C., (March 26-28, 2014). Paper ID: CEUE261002014

 

[C102] Cioara, J., Romero, S., Kashiwagi, D., & Sullivan, K. (2014). “The Transformation of a Construction Contracts Administration Class.” The ASEE (American Society for Engineering Education) 121st Annual Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana (June 15-18, 2014). Paper ID: 9555

 

[C101] Hurtado, K.C., Kashiwagi, D. T., & Sullivan, K. T. (2014). “An Assessment Tool for Using Videos and Rich Media in Construction Management Curriculum - A Case Study.” The ASEE (American Society for Engineering Education) 121st Annual Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana (June 15-18, 2014). Paper ID: 10364

 

[C100] Hurtado K. C. & Sullivan, K. T. (2014). “A Proposed Dynamic Model for Education in Construction Project Planning.” The ASEE (American Society for Engineering Education) 121st Annual Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana (June 15-18, 2014). Paper ID: 10640

 

[C99] Smithwick, J., Mischung, J. J., & Sullivan, K. T. (2104).  “Impact of Quantity Takeoff Software on Student Performance in a University Construction Estimating Course: A Case Study.” The ASEE (American Society for Engineering Education) 121st Annual Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana (June 15-18, 2014). Paper ID: 10925

 

[C98] Perrenoud, A., Sullivan, K., and Hurtado, K. (2014). The Effect of Project Type on Risk Timing and Frequency. ASCE Construction Research Congress 2014, Atlanta, Georgia, USA: pp. 1831-1840. doi: 10.1061/9780784413517.187

 

[C97] Lines, B., Sullivan, K., and Smithwick, J. (2014). “An Action Research Approach to Implementation of Alternative Project Delivery Methods within Architectural, Engineering, and Construction Owner Organizations: Overcoming Resistance through Education.” ASCE Construction Research Congress 2014, Atlanta, Georgia, USA: pp. 2084-2095. doi: 10.1061/9780784413517.212

 

[C96] Stone, B., and Sullivan, K. (2013).  “Quantifying Workforce Development:  An Empirical Study on the Indicators of Organizational Change.” 2013 Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Conference, New Orleans LA, USA November 20-23, 2013, http://atmae.org/conference-20.html#pastconfpaper

 

[C95] Perrenoud, A. and Sullivan, K. (2013). “Frequency and Timeline of Leadership Transitions within Construction Companies.” 49th ASC Annual International Conference Proceedings, San Luis Obispo, CA, USA, April 10-13, 2013, Ref: CPRT74002013.

 

[C94] Lines, B. and Sullivan, K. (2013). “Barriers to Implementing New AEC Project Delivery Methods within Owner Organizations: Development of a Process Training Tool.” 49th ASC Annual International Conference Proceedings, San Luis Obispo, CA, USA, April 10-13, 2013, Ref: CPRT79002013.

 

[C93] Smithwick, J. and Sullivan, K. (2013). “Application of a Risk Management Structure to Minimize Schedule Deviations Under a Commodities Contract.” 49th ASC Annual International Conference Proceedings, San Luis Obispo, CA, USA, April 10-13, 2013, Ref: CPRT113002013.

 

[C92] Gajjar, D., Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D. (2012). “Manufacturer’s Use of End User to Minimize Risk.” Proceedings of COBRA RICS Construction and Property Conference 2012, Las Vegas, NV, USA, September 10-13, 2012, pp 1869-1875.

 

[C91] Smithwick, J., Sullivan, K., Stone, B. (2012). “Risk Management Structure for Value-Based Commodity Contracts.” Proceedings of COBRA RICS Construction and Property Conference 2012, Las Vegas, NV, USA, September 10-13, 2012, pp 1470-1477.

 

[C90] Sullivan, K., Lines, B., Stewart, B., and Warren, H. (2012). “Impact of Preplanning on Construction Project Success: Pre-Contract Planning Case Study.” Proceedings of COBRA RICS Construction and Property Conference 2012, Las Vegas, NV, USA, September 10-13, 2012, pp 1429-1437.

 

[C89] Ferrin, P., Lines, B., Sullivan, K., and Kashiwagi, D. (2012). “Framework for Managing Outsourcing – A Large Scale Services Contract Case Study.” Proceedings of COBRA RICS Construction and Property Conference 2012, Las Vegas, NV, USA, September 10-13, 2012, pp 1421-1428.

 

[C88] Perrenoud, A. and Sullivan, K. (2012). “Review and Case Study of Interoperability with Building Information Modeling and Facility Management Processes.” Proceedings of COBRA RICS Construction and Property Conference 2012, Las Vegas, NV, USA, September 10-13, 2012, pp 1181-1188.

 

[C87] Jeffers, A. and Sullivan, K. (2012). “Is There Balance in Business Process Management?” Proceedings of COBRA RICS Construction and Property Conference 2012, Las Vegas, NV, USA, September 10-13, 2012, pp 1147-1154.

 

[C86] Sullivan K., Lines, B., Stone, B., Stewart, B., and Warren, H. (2012). “Change Management Principles: Best Value Implementation Case Study.” Proceedings of COBRA RICS Construction and Property Conference 2012, Las Vegas, NV, USA, September 10-13, 2012, pp 1103-1111.

 

[C85] Perrenoud, A., Stone, B., Sullivan, K., and Savicky, J. (2012). “Case Study: The Implementation of a Performance Metric System in a Capital Improvement Organization.” Proceedings of COBRA RICS Construction and Property Conference 2012, Las Vegas, NV, USA, Sept. 10-13, 2012, pp 1095-1102.

 

[C84] Greenfeld, L., Gajjar, D., Kashiwagi, D., and Sullivan, K. (2012). “An Education Approach for Using Performance Criteria in the Roofing Industry.” Proceedings of COBRA RICS Construction and Property Conference 2012, Las Vegas, NV, USA, September 10-13, 2012, pp 552-559.

 

[C83] Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D., Barlish, K. (2011). “Impact of Bureaucracy on Project Change – A Framework for Evaluation,” Proceedings of COBRA RICS Construction and Property Conference 2011, Salford, UK, September 12-13, 2011, pp 245-255.

 

[C82] Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D., Lines, B. (2011).”Organizational Change Models: A Critical Review of Change Management Processes,” Proceedings of COBRA RICS Construction and Property Conference 2011, Salford, UK, September 12-13, 2011, pp 256-266.

 

[C81] Kashiwagi, D., Malhotra, N., Kashiwagi, J., and Sullivan, K. (2010) “Use of Performance Information to Create Transparency in a Large Government Organization.”  RICS COBRA 2010, University of Dauphine, Paris, France, paper 1 (September 2-3, 2010). 

 

[C80] Kashiwagi, D., Kashiwagi, J., and Sullivan, K. (2010) “Obstacles in Becoming a Research Institution in Developing Countries.”   RICS COBRA 2010, University of Dauphine, Paris, France, paper 2 (September 2-3, 2010).  

 

[C79] Kashiwagi, D., Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, J., and Davis-Johnson, M. (2010) “Supply Chain Analysis Impacts Delivery of IT Services: Potential Impact to Construction.” RICS COBRA 2010, University of Dauphine, Paris, France, paper 3 (September 2-3, 2010).

 

[C78] Kashiwagi, J., Sullivan, K. and Kashiwagi, D. (2010) “The Decision-Less Environment of the Future PM.” Fifth Scientific Conference on Project Management (PM-05) - Advancing Project Management for the 21st Century, Concepts, Tools & Techniques for Managing Successful Projects, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, pp. (May 29-31, 2010). 

 

[C77] Kashiwagi, J., Sullivan, K. and Kashiwagi, D. (2010) “New Contract Model for Project Management.” Fifth Scientific Conference on Project Management (PM-05) - Advancing Project Management for the 21st Century, Concepts, Tools & Techniques for Managing Successful Projects, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, pp. (May 29-31, 2010).

 

[C76] Kashiwagi, D., Savicky, J., and Sullivan, K. (2010) “Strategic Plan for the Implementation of a New PM Model.” Fifth Scientific Conference on Project Management (PM-05) - Advancing Project Management for the 21st Century, Concepts, Tools & Techniques for Managing Successful Projects, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, pp. (May 29-31, 2010).

 

[C75] Child, G., Sullivan, K. and Kashiwagi, D. (2010) “Delivering the Design Services and Other Professional Services.” Fifth Scientific Conference on Project Management (PM-05) - Advancing Project Management for the 21st Century, Concepts, Tools & Techniques for Managing Successful Projects, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, pp. (May 29-31, 2010). 

 

[C74] Child, G., Kashiwagi, D., and Sullivan, K (2010). “The Design-Construction Industry Needs to Move to Best Value (a Survey of A/E/C Professionals),” Proceedings CIB World Congress 2010, Manchester, UK, May, 2010, Paper 1580.

 

[C73] Sullivan, K., Cowley, L., and Kashiwagi, D. (2010). “US Department of Defense Procurement Systems Approaching Best Value,” Proceedings CIB World Congress 2010, Manchester, UK, May, 2010, Paper 1579.

 

[C72] Kashiwagi, D., Kashiwagi, J., and Sullivan, K. (2010). “A New Project Management Model,” Proceedings CIB World Congress 2010, Manchester, UK, May, 2010, Paper 1578.

 

[C71] Sullivan, K., Carey, B., Lines, B., and Kashiwagi, D. (2010). “Procurement of Property Management Services in Anthem, AZ (IMT Case Study in Decision Making),” Proceedings CIB World Congress 2010, Manchester, UK, May, 2010, Paper 1577.

 

[C70] Yu, A, Sullivan, K., and Chasey, A., (2010). “Using Key Date Matrix (KDM) to minimize risk in semiconductor facility project,” Proceedings Construction Research Congress 2010, Banff, CA, May, 2010, pp 1224-1233.

 

[C69] Mselle, P., Kashiwagi, D., Sullivan, K. (2009). “Graduate Risk Management Research & Education Program in Botswana.” Fifth International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century (CITC-V) “Collaboration and Integration in Engineering, Management and Technology.” Istanbul, Turkey, Proceedings CD, Paper 134, pp 1089-1097.

 

[C68] Mselle, P., Kashiwagi, J., Kashiwagi, D., Sullivan, K. (2009). “How to Jumpstart a University of Botswana Project Management Group.” Fifth International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century (CITC-V) “Collaboration and Integration in Engineering, Management and Technology.” Istanbul, Turkey, CD, Paper 133, pp 1080-1088.

 

[C67] Mselle, P., Ssegawa, J., Kashiwagi, D., Sullivan, K. (2009). “Can Developing Countries Leapfrog the Project Management Technology of More Developed Countries?” Fifth International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century (CITC-V) “Collaboration and Integration in Engineering, Management and Technology.” Istanbul, Turkey, Proceedings CD, Paper 67, pp 543-552.

 

[C66] Muatjetjeja, M., Kashiwagi, D., Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, J. (2009). “Minimizing the Impact of Culture in Botswana on the Implementation of New PM Paradigms.” Fifth International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century (CITC-V) “Collaboration and Integration in Engineering, Management and Technology.” Istanbul, Turkey, Proceedings CD, Paper 66, pp 533-542.

 

[C65] Muatjetjeja, M., Mselle, P., Kashiwagi, D., Sullivan, K. (2009). “Is it the Culture or an Unstable Procurement Model that Causes Nonperformance in Botswana’s Project Management?” Fifth International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century (CITC-V) “Collaboration and Integration in Engineering, Management and Technology.” Istanbul, Turkey, Proceedings CD, Paper 65, pp 523-532.

 

[C64] Adeyemiy, A., Ssegawa, J., Kashiwagi, D., Sullivan, K. (2009). “Botswana Construction Procurement Process A New Approach.” Fifth International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century (CITC-V) “Collaboration and Integration in Engineering, Management and Technology.” Istanbul, Turkey, Proceedings CD, Paper 58, pp 473-480.

 

[C63] Mselle, P., Muatjetjeja, M., Kashiwagi, D., Kashiwagi, J., Sullivan, K. (2009). “Risk Management: A New Project Management Perspective.” Fifth International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century (CITC-V) “Collaboration and Integration in Engineering, Management and Technology.” Istanbul, Turkey, Proceedings CD, Paper 36, pp 292-299.

 

[C62] Kashiwagi, J., Malhotra, N., Luna, E., Kashiwagi, D., and Sullivan, K. “Creating Organizational Change: Minimizing Client Generated Construction Inefficiencies at the US Army Medical Command.”  2009 ASCE Construction Research Congress, Seattle, Washington, USA, pp. 370-379 (April 5-7, 2009).

 

[C61] Michael, J., Carey, B., and Sullivan, K. (2009) “A New Approach to Contracting Design Professionals.” 2009 ASCE Construction Research Congress, Seattle, Washington, USA, pp. 269-278 (April 5-7, 2009).

 

[C60] Michael, J., Sullivan, K., and Kashiwagi, D.  (2008) “Leadership Based Project Management Model Tested on Food Services at Arizona State University.”   4th Scientific Conference on Project Management (SCPM) & 1st International Project Management Association (IPMA) / Mediterranean Network (MedNet) Conference on PM Advances, Training & Certification in the Mediterranean,  Chios Island, Greece, pp. 234-238 (May 29-31, 2008).

 

[C59] Kashiwagi, J., Sullivan, M., Sullivan, K., and Kashiwagi, D.  (2008) “Transforming an Organization by Using a New Project Management Approach.”   4th Scientific Conference on Project Management (SCPM) & 1st International Project Management Association (IPMA) / Mediterranean Network (MedNet) Conference on PM Advances, Training & Certification in the Mediterranean,  Chios Island, Greece, pp. 198-203 (May 29-31, 2008).

 

[C58] Kashiwagi, J., Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D., and Badger, W.  (2008) “Simplification of Projects Using Deductive Models and Dominant Information.”   4th Scientific Conference on Project Management (SCPM) & 1st International Project Management Association (IPMA) / Mediterranean Network (MedNet) Conference on PM Advances, Training & Certification in the Mediterranean,  Chios Island, Greece, pp. 192-197 (May 29-31, 2008).

 

[C57] Kashiwagi, J., Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D., and Badger, W.  (2008) “Is Project Management Alignment or Influence/Control.”   4th Scientific Conference on Project Management (SCPM) & 1st International Project Management Association (IPMA) / Mediterranean Network (MedNet) Conference on PM Advances, Training & Certification in the Mediterranean,  Chios Island, Greece, pp. 186-191 (May 29-31, 2008).

 

[C56] Kashiwagi, J., Sullivan, K., and Kashiwagi, D.  (2008) “PM Assisted Structure Can Efficiently Improve Performance.”   4th Scientific Conference on Project Management (SCPM) & 1st International Project Management Association (IPMA) / Mediterranean Network (MedNet) Conference on PM Advances, Training & Certification in the Mediterranean,  Chios Island, Greece, pp. 180-185 (May 29-31, 2008).

 

[C55] Kashiwagi, J., Sullivan, K., Badger, W., and Kashiwagi, D. (2008) “New Leadership Model of Alignment.”  ASC International Proceeding of the 44th Annual Conference, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, CD 5:14 (April 2- 5, 2008).

 

[C54] Bonanno, K., Badger, W., Sullivan, K., Wiezel, A., Bopp, P., “Servant Leadership in Construction”, ASC International Proceeding of the 44th Annual Conference, Auburn, AL, (paper # CPRT253002008 CD), pp 1-12, 2008.

 

[C53] Badger, W., Bonanno, K., Sullivan, K., Wiezel, A., and Bopp, P. (2008) “Wisdom Based Leadership Competencies.” ASC International Proceeding of the 44th Annual Conference, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, CD 4:7 (April 2- 5, 2008).

[C52] Kashiwagi, D., Sullivan, K., and Badger, W. (2008) “Case Study of a New Construction Research Model.”  ASC International Proceeding of the 44th Annual Conference, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, CD 4:2 (April 2- 5, 2008).

 

[C51] Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D., and Goodridge, S. (2007) “Case Study: Minimization of Best Value Issues in the Procurement of Construction Services at the City of Miami Beach.” Cobra 2007 Conference, Georgia Tech Global Learning Center, Atlanta, GA, USA, CD Track 68 (September 5-7, 2007).

 

[C50] Pauli, M., Sullivan, K., and Kashiwagi, D. (2007) “Utilization of Risk Management to Show Value and Increase Competitiveness.” Cobra 2007 Conference, Georgia Tech Global Learning Center, Atlanta, GA, USA, CD Track 59 (September 5-7, 2007).

 

[C49] Michael, J., Sullivan, K., and Kashiwagi, D. (2007) “Best Value: An ‘Enterprise’ Model for Delivering Services.” Cobra 2007 Conference, Georgia Tech Global Learning Center, Atlanta, GA, USA, CD Track 54 (September 5-7, 2007).

 

[C48] Kashiwagi, J., Sullivan, K., Badger, W., and Kashiwagi, D. (2007) “Perceived vs. Actual Industry Value of Leadership Programs.” Cobra 2007 Conference, Georgia Tech Global Learning Center, Atlanta, GA, USA, CD Track 37 (September 5-7, 2007).

 

[C47] Kashiwagi, J., Sullivan, K., Badger, W., and Kashiwagi, D. (2007) “Changing the Paradigm of Leadership.” Cobra 2007 Conference, Georgia Tech Global Learning Center, Atlanta, GA, USA, CD Track 36 (September 5-7, 2007).

 

[C46] Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D., and Chong, N. (2007) “Motivating Contractor Performance Improvement through Measurement.” Fourth International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century (CITC-IV): Accelerating Innovation in Engineering, Management, and Technology, Gold Coast, Australia, Submission Track 40 (July 11-13, 2007).

 

[C45] Sullivan, K., Savicky, J., Kashiwagi, D., Perkins, M., and Grussing, J. (2007) “Transitioning to an Information Environment: Performance Research in Large Capital Projects and Facility Management Group.” Fourth International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century (CITC-IV): Accelerating Innovation in Engineering, Management, and Technology, Gold Coast, Australia, Submission Track 21 (July 11-13, 2007).

 

[C44] Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D., Brown, D., and Kashiwagi, J. (2007) “Best Value Process in the Selection of Software Services.” Fourth International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century (CITC-IV): Accelerating Innovation in Engineering, Management, and Technology, Gold Coast, Australia, Submission Track 15 (July 11-13, 2007).

 

[C43] Chong, N., Sullivan, K., Egbu, C., and Kashiwagi, D. (2007) “The Influence of an Information Environment on Contractors’ Performance through IDIQ Procurement delivery.” CME25 Conference: Construction Management and Economics: past, present and future, University of Reading, United Kingdom (July 16-18, 2007), CME25 CD – The Influence of an Information Environment on Contractors Performance through IDIQ Procurement Delivery.

 

[C42] Sullivan, K., Sullivan, M., Kashiwagi, J., and Kashiwagi, D. (2007) “Minimizing Risk in the Futuristic Environment.” 9th International Surveyors’ Congress: Managing the Unexpected, Crowne Plaza Mutiara Hotel, KL, Malaysia, Plenary Session 4, Paper 7: Featured Paper (June 28-29, 2007).

 

[C41] Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D., Sullivan, M., and Kashiwagi, J. (2007) “Moving into the Future: The Minimization of Construction Risk by the Surveyor, Professional, and Client.” 9th International Surveyors’ Congress: Managing the Unexpected, Crowne Plaza Mutiara Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Plenary Session 2, Paper 4: Featured Paper (June 28-29, 2007).

 

[C40] Chong, N., Sullivan, K., Sullivan, M., and Kashiwagi, D. (2007) “Cultural Revolution.”  4th Annual Acquisition Research Symposium, Monterey, CA, USA (May 16-17, 2007).

 

[C39] Sullivan, K. and Kashiwagi, D. (2007) “Implementing Best Value Concepts into the Low Bid Environment.”  2007 ASCE Construction Research Congress, Grand Bahamas Island, Submission Track 110 (May 6-8, 2007).

 

[C38] Sullivan, K., Guo, Y., and Kashiwagi, D. (2007) “Contractor Cash Flow and Profitability Analysis Between Best Value and Low Bid.”  2007 ASCE Construction Research Congress, Grand Bahamas Island, Submission Track 109 (May 6-8, 2007).

 

[C37] Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, J., Sullivan, M., and Kashiwagi, D.T. (2007) “Leadership Logic Replaces Technical Knowledge in Best Value Structure/Process.” ASC International Proceeding of the 43rd Annual Conference, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, CD 6:10 (April 12-14, 2007).

 

[C36] Kashiwagi, D., Goodridge, S., Kashiwagi, J., and Sullivan, K. (2006) “The Theoretical Evolution of Best Value Procurement Research.” Symposium on Sustainability and Value through Construction Procurement 2006, CIB W092 – Procurement Systems, Digital World Center, Salford, United Kingdom, pp 310-321 (November 29-December 2, 2006). 

 

[C35] Goodridge, S., Kashiwagi, D., Ahmed, S., and Sullivan, K. (2006) “Case Study: Best Value Procurement at Baptist Hospital South Florida.” Symposium on Sustainability and Value through Construction Procurement 2006, CIB W092 – Procurement Systems, Digital World Center, Salford, United Kingdom, pp 206-217 (November 29-December 2, 2006).

 

[C34] Goodridge, S., Ahmed, S., Kashiwagi, D., Sullivan, K., Cano, J., and Kashiwagi, J. (2006) “A New AE Design Delivery Model.” Symposium on Sustainability and Value through Construction Procurement 2006, CIB W092 – Procurement Systems, Digital World Center, Salford, United Kingdom, pp 194-205 (November 29-December 2, 2006).

 

[C33] Sullivan, K., Badger, W., Kashiwagi, D., and Okamura, P. (2006) “A New Initiative – Facility Management Research Institute.” COBRA 2006, University College, London, United Kingdom, webpage 2, ref 6 (http://www.rics.org/Management/Facilitiesmanagement/ COBRA+2006+paper+by+Sullivan.htm).

 

[C32] Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D., Badger, W., Kashiwagi, M., Egbu, C., and Chang, C. (2006) “Leadership, the Information Environment, and the Performance Measuring Project Manager.” Association of Researcher in Construction Management (ARCOM) 23rd Annual Conference, Birmingham, England, reference no. 480, pp.113-122.

 

[C31] Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D., Savicky, J., Kashiwagi, M., Egbu, C., and Chang, C. (2006) “Increasing Performance by Minimizing the Passing of Information.” Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) 23rd Annual Conference, Birmingham, England, reference no. 477, pp103-112.

 

[C30] Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D., Kashiwagi, M., Chong, N., and Pauli, M. (2006) “Reduced Information Flow Maximizes Construction Performance.” Proceedings of the International Conference in the Built Environment in the 21st Century (ICIBE 2006), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pp 643-652 (June 13-15, 2006).

 

[C29] Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D., Kiiras, J., and Kruus, M.  (2006) “Selection Process of Construction Management Service Provider.” Proceedings of the International Conference in the Built Environment in the 21st Century (ICIBE 2006), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pp 539-550 (June 13-15, 2006).

 

[C28] Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D., and Kashiwagi, M. (2006) “The Impact of Education of Construction Clients.” Proceedings of the International Conference in the Built Environment in the 21st Century (ICIBE 2006), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pp 513-524 (June 13-15, 2006).

 

[C27] Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D., and Badger, W. (2006) “Future Research Model of the New University.” Proceedings of the International Conference in the Built Environment in the 21st Century (ICIBE 2006), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pp 463-473 (June 13-15, 2006).

 

[C26] Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D., and Tang, Z. (2006) “Potential Best Value Construction in China.” Proceedings of the International Conference in the Built Environment in the 21st Century (ICIBE 2006), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pp 421-430 (June 13-15, 2006).

 

[C25] Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D. Savicky, J., and Kruus, M. (2006) “Client Project/Construction Management: The Counterintuitive Approach.” Proceedings of the International Conference in the Built Environment in the 21st Century (ICIBE 2006), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pp 247-258 (June 13-15, 2006).

 

[C24] Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D., Kiiras, J., Salmikivi, T., and Kruus, M. (2006) “Minimizing Specifications by Performance Based Selection of Specialty Contractors: System Design and Build.” Proceedings of the International Conference in the Built Environment in the 21st Century (ICIBE 2006), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pp 205-216 (June 13-15, 2006).

 

[C23] Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D., Chong, N., and Pauli, M. (2006) “The ‘A’ Team Environment.” Proceedings of the International Conference in the Built Environment in the 21st Century (ICIBE 2006), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pp 121-132 (June 13-15, 2006).

 

[C22] Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D., Kashiwagi, M., and Saari, A. (2006) “The "Information Worker" Facility Manager.” CIB W070 Trondheim International Symposium, Trondheim, Norway, pp 357-367 (June 12, 2006).

 

[C21] Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D., Kashiwagi, M., and Saari, A. (2006) “The Impact of Education of Facility Management.” CIB W070 Trondheim International Symposium, Trondheim, Norway, pp 211-220 (June 12, 2006).

 

[C20] Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D., Koebergen, H., and Zenko, D. (2006) “Bridging the Gap: Performance and Efficiency in Design Build Delivery.” ASC International Proceeding of the 42nd Annual Conference, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, on CD-T20 (April 19-22, 2006).

 

[C19] Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D., Kruus, M., and Egbu, C. (2006) “Comparison of the Risk Minimization Ability of Best Value with that of Low Bid Procurement.” ASC International Proceeding of the 42nd Annual Conference, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, on CD-T19 (April 19-22, 2006).

 

[C18] Kruus, M., Sullivan, K.T. Kashiwagi, D.T, and Kiras, J. (2005) “Ensuring Design Documents Fitness in Construction Management (CM) Projects.”    International Conference on Construction & Real Estate Management (ICCREM), Penang, Malaysia, 258 – 263 (December 12-13, 2005).

 

[C17] Kashiwagi, D.T. and Sullivan, K.T.  (2005) “The FM Information Worker of the Future.”  Construction in the 21st Century-CITC III, Athens, Greece, CD-#90 (September 15-17, 2005).  

 

[C16] Kashiwagi, D.T. and Sullivan, K.T. (2005) “Leadership Required to Change the Culture of Construction.”  Construction in the 21st Century-CITC III, Athens, Greece, CD-#75 (September 15-17, 2005).

 

[C15] Baretta, J., Kovel, J., Kashiwagi, D.T., Kashiwagi, M., and Sullivan, K.T. (2005) “Minimizing Elements of Control of a Construction Contractor.” 11th Joint Symposium: Combining Forces –Advancing Facilities Management and Construction through Innovation, Helsinki, Finland, pp. 296-304 (June 13, 2005).  

 

[C14] Kashiwagi, D.T. and Sullivan, K.T. (2005) “Is Performance-Based Procurement a Solution to Construction Performance?” 11th Joint Symposium: Combining Forces –Advancing Facilities Management and Construction through Innovation, Helsinki, Finland, pp. 172-182 (June 13, 2005).

 

[C13] Okamura, P., Kovel, J., Sullivan, K.T., Kashiwagi, M., and Kashiwagi, D.T. (2005) “LEED-EB in Facilities Management.” ASC International Proceeding of the 41st Annual Conference, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, CD-Track 6 (April 06, 2005).

 

[C12] Canori, V., Sullivan, K.T., Kashiwagi, D.T., and Kashiwagi, M. (2005) “The Ramifications of Quality Assurance / Quality Control.” ASC International Proceeding of the 41st Annual Conference, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, CD-Track 6 (April 06, 2005).

 

[C11] Sullivan, K.T., Kashiwagi, D.T., Kashiwagi, M., Kovel, J., and Egbu, C. (2005) “Transforming the MEDCOM Facilities/Construction Management Environment into an Information Environment.”  ASC International Proceedings of the 41st Annual Conference, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, CD-Track 6 (April 2, 2005).

 

[C10] Sullivan, K.T., Kashiwagi, M., and Kashiwagi, D.T. (2005) “Obstacles with Understanding Best Value Practices.” ASC International Proceeding of the 41st Annual Conference, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, CD-Track 5 (April 6, 2005).

 

[C9] Sullivan, K.T., Kashiwagi, D.T., Carroll, B., Lee, M., and Kashiwagi, M. (2005) “Research to Correct the Problems of the Regulators of Client’s Risk.” ASC International Proceeding of the 41st Annual Conference, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, CD-Track 5 (April 6, 2005).

 

[C8] Parmar, D, Sullivan, K.T., Egbu, C., Greenwood, D., and Kashiwagi, D.T. (2005) “Statistical Comparison of Performance Based Procurement and Price Based Procurement.” Construction Research Congress: Broadening Perspectives, ASCE, San Diego, CA, p.88 (April 5-7, 2005).

 

[C7] Kashiwagi, D.T., Sullivan, K.T., Greenwood, D., Kovell, J., and Egbu, C. (2005) “Source of Construction Industry Instability and Performance Problems.”  Construction Research Congress: Broadening Perspectives, ASCE, San Diego, CA, p. 79 (April 5-7, 2005).

 

[C6] Hanna, A.S., Chang, C.K., Lackney, J.A., and Sullivan, K.T. (2005) “Overmanning Impact on Construction Labor Productivity.”   Construction Research Congress: Broadening Perspectives, ASCE, San Diego, CA, p.75 (April 5-7, 2005).

 

[C5] Hanna, A.S., Chang, C.K., Sullivan, K.T., and Lackney, J.A. (2005) “Shiftwork Impact on Construction Labor Productivity.” Construction Research Congress: Broadening Perspectives, ASCE, San Diego, CA, p.59 (April 5-7, 2005).

 

[C4] Chang, C.K., Hanna, A.S., Sullivan, K.T., and Lackney, J.A. (2005) “Quantifying the Impact of Schedule Compression on Construction Labor Productivity.” Construction Research Congress: Broadening Perspectives, ASCE, San Diego, CA, p.58 (April 5-7, 2005).

 

[C3] Sullivan, K.T., Egbu, C. and Kashiwagi, DT. (2005) “Forcing Contractors to Improve with Minimized Management Effort.”  CIB W92 Construction Procurement: The Impact of Cultural Differences and Systems on Construction Performance, University of Nevada – Las Vegas (UNLV), Las Vegas, NV,  2, pp. 683-691 (February 8-10, 2005).

 

[C2] Sullivan, K.T., Egbu, C., and Kashiwagi, D.T. (2005) “Sustainability of the Facility Manager: Movement from Management to Leadership.”   CIB W92 Construction Procurement: The Impact of Cultural Differences and Systems on Construction Performance, University of Nevada – Las Vegas (UNLV), Las Vegas, NV,  2, pp. 655-663 (February 8-10, 2005).

 

[C1] Sargant, J.R., Sullivan, K.T., and Hanna, A.S. (2003) “Absenteeism and Turnover Impact on Labor Productivity for Electrical Contractors.” Construction Research Congress 2003, ASCE, Honolulu, Hawaii, p.8 (March 2003).

Research Activity

 

  1. GEORGIA PACIFIC (PI)

2018-2020: Organizational Transformation Strategic Engagement. 

Approved Funding: $ 610,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 610,000

 

  1. GOOGLE (PI)

2015-2018: Expertise-Driven Methods in Advanced Technology Facilities. 

Approved Funding: $ 330,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 330,000

 

  1. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA (PI)

2016-2018: Strategic Engagement Best Value Model

Approved Funding: $ 360,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 180,000

 

  1. STATE OF ALASKA (PI)

2018: Optimization of Procurement for Pharmacy Benefit Manager

Approved Funding: $ 62,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 62,000

 

  1. IFMA (PI)

2016-2017: International Facility Management Association FM Study

Approved Funding: $ 63,426 | Recognized Funding:  $ 63,426

 

  1. STATE OF ALASKA (PI)

2017: Alaska DOT: Best Value Model

Approved Funding: $ 54,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 54,000

 

  1. KAMEHAMEHA SCHOOLS (PI)

2016: Best Value Business Model

Approved Funding: $ 125,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 62,500

 

  1. HAZIM CONSULTING (PI)

2016: Best Value Approach- Saudi Arabia

Approved Funding: $ 81,400 | Recognized Funding:  $ 40,700

 

  1. STATE OF TENNESSEE (PI)

2015: Organizational Optimization for Expertise-Driven Project Delivery

Approved Funding: $ 200,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 100,000

 

  1. CARLETON UNIVERSITY (PI)

2015: Organizational Optimization for Expertise-Driven Project Delivery

Approved Funding: $ 140,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 70,000

 

  1. UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO (PI)

2015: IT Value-Based Integration

Approved Funding: $ 70,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 35,000

 

  1. LEDUC COUNTY (PI)

2015: Highway Infrastructure Value-Based Delivery

Approved Funding: $ 70,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 35,000

 

  1. STATE OF ARIZONA (PI)

2014-2016: AZ Department of Environmental Quality Best Value

Approved Funding: $ 350,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 28,000

 

  1. Construction Industry Institute (Co-PI)

2014-2016: Best Practices for Succession Planning

Approved Funding: $ 229,724 | Recognized Funding:  $ 114,862

 

  1. GORDIAN GROUP (PI)

2014: Efficiency of JOC Construction

Approved Funding: $ 100,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 50,000

 

  1. ALASKA AEROSPACE (PI)

2014-2015: Rocket Launch Facility Construction Optimization

Approved Funding: $ 165,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 82,500

 

  1. STATE OF ALASKA (PI)

2014: IT Optimization

Approved Funding: $ 30,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 15,000

 

  1. SMACNA (PI)

2014-2016: Development of Contractor Operations Manuals

Approved Funding: $ 86,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 43,000

 

  1. New Horizons Foundation (Co-PI)

2014-2016: Market Entry Risk Framework and Methods

Approved Funding: $ 325,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 130,000

 

  1. CANADIAN CONSORTIUM – WESTERN UNIVERSITY (PI)

2013-2017: Ontario Consortium Strategic Best Value Model

Approved Funding: $ 556,622 | Recognized Funding:  $ 556,622

 

  1. CITY OF SPRUCE GROVE (PI)

2013-2016: Best Value Implementation

Approved Funding: $ 90,500 | Recognized Funding:  $ 42,250

 

  1. ALBERTA INFRASTRUCTURE (PI)

2013: Best Value (BV) Strategic Initiative

Approved Funding: $ 125,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 62,500

 

  1. TREMCO (PI)

2013-2017: Best Value Instruction and Support with Tremco

Approved Funding: $ 500,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 300,000

 

  1. SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY (PI)

2013-2014: Organizational Adaptation of Value-Based Concepts

Approved Funding: $ 220,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 110,000

 

  1. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (PI)

2013: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Training for Implementation of Service Solutions

Approved Funding: $ 129,840 | Recognized Funding:  $ 64,740

 

  1. 3M (PI)

2013: Best Value Efforts 3M

Approved Funding: $ 75,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 37,500

 

  1. SRP (PI)

2013: Salt River Project - Best Value Processes

Approved Funding: $ 68,967 | Recognized Funding:  $ 34,484

 

  1. DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY (PI)

2013-2014: Best Value Research Process

Approved Funding: $ 375,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 187,500

 

  1. UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA (PI)

2013-2016: BV Efficiency Efforts

Approved Funding: $ 350,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 175,000

 

  1. CITY OF ROSEVILLE (PI)

2012-2013: MN Parks and Recreation: Best Value Education

Approved Funding: $ 75,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 87,500

 

  1. STATE OF NEW MEXICO (PI)

2012: The New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department Best Value Program.

Approved Funding: $ 100,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 50,000

 

  1. ELECTRI INTERNATIONAL (PI)

2012: Succession Planning & Mentoring Programs for Electrical Contractors.

Approved Funding: $ 7,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 7,000

 

  1. BRUNSFIELD MALAYSIA (PI)

2011-2013: Education of Best Value

Approved Funding: $ 225,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 112,500

 

  1. UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA (PI)

2011-2012: Organizational Measurement of the Best Value Model at UA.

Approved Funding: $ 297,750 | Recognized Funding:  $ 148,875

 

  1. CITY OF PHOENIX (PI)

2011-2012: Best Value Business Model for the City of Phoenix.

Approved Funding: $ 120,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 60,000

 

  1. HENNEPIN COUNTY (PI)

2011-2012: Best Value Structure and Organization Transformation at Hennepin County.

Approved Funding: $ 75,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 37,500

 

  1. BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY (PI)

2011-2012: Organizational Research of the Best Value Business Model at BSU.

Approved Funding: $ 150,000 |Recognized Funding:  $ 75,000

 

  1. CMS (PI)

2011: Organizational Measurement of the Best Value Model at CMS.

Approved Funding: $ 50,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 25,000

 

  1. STATE OF OREGON (PI)

2011: Organizational Measurement of the Best Value Model.

Approved Funding: $ 75,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 37,500

 

  1. STATE OF OREGON (PI)

2011: State of Oregon Tax Software Project.

Approved Funding: $ 60,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 37,500

 

  1. STATE OF IDAHO (PI)

2009-2010: Best Value Structure and Organization Education at the State of Idaho.

Approved Funding: $ 174,978 | Recognized Funding:  $ 104,987

 

  1. IDAHO TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT (PI)

2010-2012: Quality Based Program at the Idaho Transportation Department.

Approved Funding: $ 230,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 115,000

 

  1. STATE OF ALASKA (PI)

2010-2011: Best Value Structure and Organization Education at the State of Alaska. Approved Funding: $ 195,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 97,500

 

  1. STATE OF OKLAHOMA (PI)

2009-2015: Best Value at the State of Oklahoma

Approved Funding: $ 580,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 290,000

 

  1. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (Co-PI)

2009-2011: Best Value Implementation with GSA.

Approved Funding: $ 235,500 | Recognized Funding:  $ 117,750

 

  1. ABENGOA SOLAR (PI)

2009: Department of Energy Research Requirement Fulfillment

Approved Funding: $ 48,914 | Recognized Funding:  $ 48,914

 

  1. US SOLAR / DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (PI)

2009: Thermal Energy Storage Technologies Built and Compares.

Approved Funding: $ 137,434 | Recognized Funding:  $ 137,434

 

  1. GENERAL DYNAMICS (PI)

2007: Organizational Efficiency and Performance Systems at GD

Approved Funding: $ 97,750 | Recognized Funding:  $ 97,750

 

  1. STATE OF WYOMING (PI)

2007: Wyoming Military Department - Measurement of Performance of Vendors/Services.

Approved Funding: $ 33,250 | Recognized Funding:  $ 33,250

 

  1. STATE OF MISSOURI (PI)

2006-2007: Best Value at the State of Missouri.

Approved Funding: $ 66,500 | Recognized Funding:  $ 66,500

 

  1. ENTERGY (PI)

2006: Best Value and Performance Measurement at Entergy, Inc.

Approved Funding: $ 75,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 75,000

 

  1. OP2 (PI)

2006: Best Value and Process Efficiency at the State of California.

Approved Funding: $ 10,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 10,000

 

  1. WASHINGTON DOT (PI)

2006: Performance Based Contracting Education.

Approved Funding: $ 50,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 50,000

 

  1. NEOGARD (PI)

2005-2017: Public Education of How to Use Performance Information.

Approved Funding: $ 1,351,250 | Recognized Funding:  $ 986,125

 

  1. UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (PI)

2005-2011: Utilizing IMT / PIPS within the UM Capital Planning and Project Management.

Approved Funding: $ 550,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 437,500

 

  1. US ARMY MEDICAL COMMMAND (Co-PI)

2005-2011: Organizational Efficiency and Performance Measurement at the US Army Medical Command.

Approved Funding: $ 660,556 | Recognized Funding:  $ 579,153

 

  1. US COAST GUARD (Co-PI)

2005: Education on the Implementation of Performance Based Service Contracting.

Approved Funding: $ 50,000 | Recognized Funding:  $ 50,000

 

Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
CON 494Special Topics
CON 499Individualized Instruction
CON 501Construction Research Methods
CON 590Reading and Conference
CON 592Research
CON 593Applied Project
CON 595Continuing Registration
CON 598Special Topics
CON 599Thesis
CON 792Research
CON 799Dissertation