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The development of trust inventory

Swan, W, McDermott, P, Khalfan, MMA, Cooper, R, Rees, C and Wood, GD 2005, 'The development of trust inventory' , Journal of Construction Procurement, 11 (1) , pp. 40-54.

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Abstract

The Trust in Construction project was a two-year EPSRC funded research into the impact of trust on construction project performance. Here we outline the development of the measurement tool used for assessing the level of trust in project team relationships, known as the Trust Inventory. We discuss the process and rationale for developing the Trust Inventory within the context of the study as a whole. The Trust Inventory was designed to support and integrate with a mixed methodology case study approach which looked at construction projects from a network perspective. By identifying key relationships in project teams and assessing the level of trust in those relationships, it would be possible to draw conclusions about the impact of trust in relationships on project performance.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Trust, networks, trust inventory
Themes: Subjects / Themes > H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD0028 - 0070 Management. Industrial Management > ND66 Work groups. Team work in industry
Subjects / Themes > T Technology > TH Building construction
Built and Human Environment
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of the Built Environment
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of the Built Environment > Management in Construction Research Centre (MIC)
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of the Built Environment > Salford Centre for Research & Innovation (SCRI)
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Construction Procurement
Publisher: International Procurement Research Group
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 13589180
Depositing User: H Kenna
Date Deposited: 19 Jan 2009 11:54
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 16:48
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/497

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