Kenneth Sullivan

Assoc Professor

  • 677 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
20032021
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Research Output 2003 2019

  • 677 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
  • 44 Conference contribution
  • 37 Article
2019
Construction industry
Sheet metal
Industry
Profitability
Engineering industry

Information Asymmetry on Heavy Civil Projects: Deficiency Identification by Contractors and Owners

Pesek, A. E., Smithwick, J. B., Saseendran, A. & Sullivan, K., Jul 1 2019, In : Journal of Management in Engineering. 35, 4, 04019008.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Contractors
Costs
Information asymmetry
Owners
Communication
2018

Construction portfolio management model for institutions

Hurtado, K., Savicky, J., Sullivan, K., Smithwick, J. & Gajjar, D., Jan 1 2018, Construction Research Congress 2018: Sustainable Design and Construction and Education - Selected Papers from the Construction Research Congress 2018. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Vol. 2018-April. p. 168-177 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Contractors
Decision making

Quantifying the impact of the Great Recession on the AEC industry—a call to reevaluate home office overhead costs

Smithwick, J. B., Schleifer, T. C., Sawyer, J. T. & Sullivan, K., May 16 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Construction Education and Research. p. 1-18 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

overhead costs
recession
engineering
Costs
Industry

Team assignment mechanics: Qualifications, availability, and the human element

Hurtado, K., Saseendran, A., Sullivan, K., Smithwick, J., Lines, B. & Stone, B., Jan 1 2018, Construction Research Congress 2018: Construction Project Management - Selected Papers from the Construction Research Congress 2018. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Vol. 2018-April. p. 158-164 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Mechanics
Availability
Project management
Industry
2017

Facilitating the Adoption of New Project Delivery Practices among Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Project Teams

Lines, B., Sullivan, K. & Perrenoud, A., Jan 1 2017, AEI 2017: Resilience of the Integrated Building - Proceedings of the Architectural Engineering National Conference 2017. Volz, J. S. (ed.). American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 817-824 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Construction industry
Project management
Statistical methods
Personnel
3 Citations (Scopus)

Implementing Project Delivery Process Improvements: Identification of Resistance Types and Frequencies

Lines, B. C., Perrenoud, A. J., Sullivan, K., Kashiwag, D. T. & Pesek, A., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Management in Engineering. 33, 1, 04016031.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Personnel
Construction industry
Analysis of variance (ANOVA)
Testing
Process improvement
1 Citation (Scopus)

Public School Facility Underfunding: A New Tool to Maximize Construction Dollars and Improve Performance Outcomes

Hurtado, K., Smithwick, J. B., Pesek, A. E. & Sullivan, K., May 7 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Construction Education and Research. p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dollar
Contractors
costs
school
performance
7 Citations (Scopus)

Using Best-Value Procurement to Measure the Impact of Initial Risk-Management Capability on Qualitative Construction Performance

Perrenoud, A., Lines, B. C., Savicky, J. & Sullivan, K., Sep 1 2017, In : Journal of Management in Engineering. 33, 5, 04017019.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Risk management
Contractors
Management capability
Procurement
Customer satisfaction
2016
3 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of Executive Succession Planning in 12 Construction Companies

Perrenoud, A. J. & Sullivan, K., Mar 18 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Construction Education and Research. p. 1-17 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

leadership
Planning
planning
Industry
planning research

Design and implementation of a practice-based course in contracting and project management

Hurtado, K., Smithwick, J., Sullivan, K. & Savicky, J., Jun 26 2016, 2016 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition. American Society for Engineering Education, Vol. 2016-June.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Project management
Students
Accreditation
Curricula
Industry
10 Citations (Scopus)

Project Risk Distribution during the Construction Phase of Small Building Projects

Perrenoud, A. J., Smithwick, J. B., Hurtado, K. & Sullivan, K., May 1 2016, In : Journal of Management in Engineering. 32, 3, 04015050.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Risk management
Costs
Customer satisfaction
Analysis of variance (ANOVA)
Schedule
5 Citations (Scopus)

Support for organizational change: Change-readiness outcomes among AEC project teams

Lines, B. C., Sullivan, K. & Wiezel, A., Feb 1 2016, In : Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 142, 2, 04015062.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Personnel
Construction industry
Innovation
Project teams
Engineering project

The Current State of Research and Development Approach (R&D) in the Saudi Construction Industry

Alhammadi, Y., Algahtany, M., Kashiwagi, D., Sullivan, K. & Kashiwagi, J., 2016, In : Unknown Journal. 145, p. 1462-1469 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Construction Industry
Construction industry
Research
Private Sector
Public Sector

Uncovering Market Entry Decision Factors for the Sheet Metal and HVAC Industry

Sullivan, J., El Asmar, M. & Sullivan, K., 2016, Construction Research Congress 2016: Old and New Construction Technologies Converge in Historic San Juan - Proceedings of the 2016 Construction Research Congress, CRC 2016. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 1978-1987 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Sheet metal
Industry
Contractors
Personnel
HVAC

Use of a Warranty Tracking Program to Identify and Resolve Performance Risks

Gajjar, D., Kashiwagi, D., Sullivan, K. & Lines, B., 2016, Construction Research Congress 2016: Old and New Construction Technologies Converge in Historic San Juan - Proceedings of the 2016 Construction Research Congress, CRC 2016. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 2171-2176 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Construction industry
Identification (control systems)
Coatings

Utilization of Value and Risk Assessments in Transportation Procurement: A Case Study of a New Highway Corridor

Pesek, A., Smithwick, J., Hurtado, K. & Sullivan, K., 2016, Construction Research Congress 2016: Old and New Construction Technologies Converge in Historic San Juan - Proceedings of the 2016 Construction Research Congress, CRC 2016. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 448-456 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Risk assessment
Contractors
Costs
Road construction
Risk management
2015
1 Citation (Scopus)

Implementing New Project Delivery Strategies: Development of a Web-Based Multimedia Tool to Support Owner Project Team Training

Lines, B. C., Perrenoud, A., Sullivan, K. & Smithwick, J., Apr 3 2015, In : International Journal of Construction Education and Research. 11, 2, p. 140-160 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

development strategy
multimedia
engineering
communication technology
information technology

Mentorship: Sustaining knowledge in the facilities management profession

Smithwick, J., Hurtado, K., Thurston, A. & Sullivan, K., 2015, 122nd ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Making Value for Society. American Society for Engineering Education

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

20 Citations (Scopus)

Overcoming resistance to change in engineering and construction: Change management factors for owner organizations

Lines, B. C., Sullivan, K., Smithwick, J. B. & Mischung, J., Jul 1 2015, In : International Journal of Project Management. 33, 5, p. 1170-1179 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

engineering
organizational change
construction industry
Construction industry
project
3 Citations (Scopus)
planning model
longitudinal study
Planning
planning
costs

Postoccupancy performance evaluation of time-of-installation factors: Seven-year study of SPF roofing

Gajjar, D. R., Kashiwagi, D. T., Sullivan, K. & Kashiwagi, J., Apr 1 2015, In : Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities. 29, 2, 04014044.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Roofs
Contractors
Construction industry
Polyurethanes
Foams

Use of "First Semester Education" to identify and tackle the transitional challenges faced by Indian Graduate Students in the Construction department

Gajjar, D., Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, J. S. & Mischung, J. J., 2015, 122nd ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Making Value for Society. American Society for Engineering Education

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Education
Students
Teaching
1 Citation (Scopus)

Using skills-based emotional intelligence training to improve team performance in construction management programs

Mischung, J. J., Smithwick, J., Sullivan, K. & Perrenoud, A., 2015, 122nd ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Making Value for Society. American Society for Engineering Education

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Students
Construction industry
Sports
Curricula
Communication
2014
1 Citation (Scopus)

An action research approach to implementation of alternative project delivery methods within architectural, engineering, and construction owner organizations: Overcoming resistance through education

Lines, B., Sullivan, K. & Smithwick, J., 2014, Construction Research Congress 2014: Construction in a Global Network - Proceedings of the 2014 Construction Research Congress. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 2084-2095 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Education
Personnel
Construction industry
Life cycle
Industry

An assessment tool for using videos and rich media in construction management curriculum - A case study

Hurtado, K., Kashiwagi, D. T. & Sullivan, K., 2014, ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings. American Society for Engineering Education

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Curricula
Educational technology
Students

A proposed dynamic model for education in construction project planning

Hurtado, K. & Sullivan, K., 2014, ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings. American Society for Engineering Education

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Dynamic models
Education
Planning
Construction industry
Project management

Impact of quantity takeoff software on student performance in a university construction estimating course: A case study

Smithwick, J., Mischung, J. J. & Sullivan, K., 2014, ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings. American Society for Engineering Education

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Takeoff
Students
4 Citations (Scopus)

Measuring risk management performance within a capital program

Perrenoud, A. J., Lines, B. C. & Sullivan, K., Apr 29 2014, In : Journal of Facilities Management. 12, 2, p. 158-171 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Risk management
Management performance
Costs
1 Citation (Scopus)

The impact of project type on risk timing and frequency

Perrenoud, A. J., Sullivan, K. & Hurtado, K., 2014, Construction Research Congress 2014: Construction in a Global Network - Proceedings of the 2014 Construction Research Congress. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 1831-1840 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Risk management
Project management
Costs
Uncertainty

The transformation of a construction contracts administration class

Cioara, J., Romero, S., Kashiwagi, D. & Sullivan, K., 2014, ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings. American Society for Engineering Education

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Students
Industry
Teaching
2013

The solution behind the revolutionizing of the Dutch construction industry

Kashiwagi, D., Kashiwagi, J., Kashiwagi, A. & Sullivan, K., 2013, ISEC 2013 - 7th International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference: New Developments in Structural Engineering and Construction. Research Publishing Services, p. 1629-1634 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Construction industry
Industry
Measurement theory
Model structures
Information systems
2012
1 Citation (Scopus)

Analysis of Arizona's LEED for new construction population's credits

Sullivan, K. & Oates, H. D., Dec 2012, In : Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 138, 12, p. 1386-1393 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water
Environmental design
Credit
Websites
Life cycle
252 Citations (Scopus)

How to measure the benefits of BIM - A case study approach

Hurtado, K. & Sullivan, K., Jul 2012, In : Automation in Construction. 24, p. 149-159 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Costs
Semiconductor materials
26 Citations (Scopus)

Postoccupancy energy consumption survey of Arizona's Leed new construction population

Oates, D. & Sullivan, K., Jun 2012, In : Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 138, 6, p. 742-750 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy utilization
Environmental design
Energy consumption
Energy
Energy efficiency
1 Citation (Scopus)
Project management
Thermal energy
Energy storage
Industry
Innovation
2011

Impact of bureaucracy on project change - A framework for evaluation

Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D. & Hurtado, K., 2011, COBRA 2011 - Proceedings of RICS Construction and Property Conference. p. 245-255 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Contractors
Costs
Acoustic waves

Leadership principles and performance measurement in facilities management: A case study

Sullivan, K. & McDonald, D. K., Oct 2011, In : Leadership and Management in Engineering. 11, 4, p. 302-309 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Measurement theory
Profitability
Managers
Availability
Semiconductor materials
1 Citation (Scopus)

Organizational change models: A critical review of change management processes

Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D. & Lines, B., 2011, COBRA 2011 - Proceedings of RICS Construction and Property Conference. p. 256-266 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Planning
2 Citations (Scopus)

Performance measurement approach to contracting and delivering design services

Sullivan, K. & Michael, J. K., Oct 2011, In : Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice. 137, 4, p. 248-257 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Performance measurement
Service design
Contracting
Industry
Contract management
40 Citations (Scopus)
Quality management
Construction industry
Industry
Total quality management
Methodology
2010
13 Citations (Scopus)

Empirical study of the current United States facilities management profession

Sullivan, K., Georgoulis, S. W. & Lines, B., May 4 2010, In : Journal of Facilities Management. 8, 2, p. 91-103 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Managers
Industry
Students
Empirical study
Facilities management
1 Citation (Scopus)

Obstacles of becoming a research institution in a developing country

Kashiwagi, D., Sullivan, K. & Kashiwagi, J., 2010, COBRA 2010 - Construction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Developing countries
Construction industry
Copying
Contractors
Industry

Supply chain analysis impacts delivery of IT services: Potential impact to construction

Kashiwagi, J., Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D. & Davis-Johnson, M., 2010, COBRA 2010 - Construction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Construction industry
Supply chains
1 Citation (Scopus)

The optimizing of design delivery services for facility owners

Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, J. & Kashiwagi, D., Feb 23 2010, In : Journal of Facilities Management. 8, 1, p. 26-46 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Contractors
Delivery services
Owners
Industry
Methodology

To create decision support systems or replace decision making?

Kashiwagi, D., Kashiwagi, J. & Sullivan, K., 2010, IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2010 Proceedings. Institute of Industrial Engineers

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Decision support systems
Decision making
Supply chains

Use of performance information to create transparency in a large government organization (LGO)

Kashiwagi, J., Malhotra, N., Kashiwagi, D. & Sullivan, K., 2010, COBRA 2010 - Construction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Transparency
Risk management
Quality assurance
Contractors
Quality control

Using Key Date Matrix (kdm) to minimize risk in semiconductor facility projects

Yu, A. K., Sullivan, K. & Chasey, A., 2010, Construction Research Congress 2010: Innovation for Reshaping Construction Practice - Proceedings of the 2010 Construction Research Congress. p. 1224-1233 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Semiconductor materials
Contractors
Scheduling
Communication
Industry
2009

Acceptance of IMT/PIPS philosophy in Botswana

Adeyemi, A., Kashiwagi, D. & Sullivan, K., 2009, COBRA 2009 - Construction and Building Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. p. 509-521 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Information systems
Students
Education
Research laboratories
Project management