Master of Engineering Thesis: Evaluating Alliance Non-cost Performance Measurement

An abstract of a Master of Engineering thesis for the University of Canterbury. The research focuses on non-cost performance measurement and management of the Christchurch rebuild programme.
Master of Engineering with Distinction, Trent Beckman-Cross, used a case study methodology to examine the effectiveness of the Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team's (SCIRT) approach to non-cost performance management. The abstract of his final PhD thesis is attached.
The full version of Trent’s thesis is available in the University of Canterbury Research Repository:
Trent initially studied and pursued a career in forest management before being inspired to change to the civil construction industry following the Christchurch earthquakes and the rebuild efforts going on around him. He is currently working in the construction industry in Canada.
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