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
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Conference contribution
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

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
2016

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

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

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

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
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
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
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
2010
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

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
1 Citation (Scopus)

A new approach to contracting design professionals

Michael, J. K., Carey, B. D. & Sullivan, K., 2009, Building a Sustainable Future - Proceedings of the 2009 Construction Research Congress. p. 269-278 10 p.

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

Industry
Six sigma

Creating organizational change: Minimizing client generated construction inefficiencies at the us army medical command

Kashiwagi, J. S., Malhotra, N., Luna, E., Kashiwagi, D. T. & Sullivan, K., 2009, Building a Sustainable Future - Proceedings of the 2009 Construction Research Congress. p. 370-379 10 p.

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

Military bases
Decision making
Engineers
Testing
2008
1 Citation (Scopus)

A business approach to construction research

Kashiwagi, D. T., Sullivan, K., Badger, W. W. & Egbu, C., 2008, COBRA 2008 - Construction and Building Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

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

Industry
Construction industry
Teaching
Risk management
Structural analysis

Case study: The transformation of a procurement office

Sullivan, K., Michael, J. & Egbu, C., 2008, COBRA 2008 - Construction and Building Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

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

Information systems
Contractors
Testing
Industry
Outsourcing
2007

Best value: An "Enterprise" model for delivering services

Michael, J., Sullivan, K. & Kashiwagi, D., 2007, Construction and Building Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, COBRA 2007.

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

Industry
Surveying
Construction industry
Marketing
Mirrors
2 Citations (Scopus)

Case study: Minimization of best value issues in the procurement of construction services at the city of Miami Beach

Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D. & Goodridge, S., 2007, Construction and Building Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, COBRA 2007.

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

Beaches
Information systems
Measurement theory
Construction industry
Contractors

Changing the paradigm of leadership

Kashiwagi, J., Sullivan, K., Badger, W. W. & Kashiwagi, D., 2007, Construction and Building Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, COBRA 2007.

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

Measurement theory
Industry
Productivity

Perceived vs. Actual industry value of leadership programs

Kashiwagi, J., Sullivan, K., Badger, W. W. & Kashiwagi, D., 2007, Construction and Building Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, COBRA 2007.

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

Industry
Productivity
2 Citations (Scopus)

Utilization of risk management to show value and increase competitiveness

Pauli, M., Sullivan, K. & Kashiwagi, D., 2007, Construction and Building Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, COBRA 2007.

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

Risk management
Contractors
Engineers
Planning
2006

A new initiative - Facility Management Research Institute

Sullivan, K., Badger, W. W., Kashiwagi, D. & Okamura, P., 2006, COBRA 2006 - Proceedings of the Annual Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

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

Education
Outsourcing
Industry
Dynamical systems

Increasing performance by minimizing the passing of information

Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D., Savicky, J., Kashiwagi, M., Egbu, C. & Chang, C. K., 2006, Association of Researchers in Construction Management, ARCOM 2006 - Procs 22nd Annual ARCOM Conference. Vol. 1. p. 103-112 10 p.

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

Contractors
Customer satisfaction
Communication
Outsourcing
Construction industry
2 Citations (Scopus)

Leadership, the information environment, and the performance measuring project manager

Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, M., Badger, W. W., Kashiwagi, D., Egbu, C. & Chang, C. K., 2006, Association of Researchers in Construction Management, ARCOM 2006 - Procs 22nd Annual ARCOM Conference. Vol. 1. p. 113-122 10 p.

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

Managers
Construction industry
Contractors
Sustainable development
Decision making

Workload ratio as an indicator of schedule acceleration and its relationship with labour efficiency

Chang, C. K. & Sullivan, K., 2006, Association of Researchers in Construction Management, ARCOM 2006 - Procs 22nd Annual ARCOM Conference. Vol. 1. p. 21-27 7 p.

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

Contractors
Personnel
Sheet metal
2005
3 Citations (Scopus)

Overmanning impact on construction labor productivity

Hanna, A. S., Chang, C. K., Lackney, J. A. & Sullivan, K., 2005, Construction Research Congress 2005: Broadening Perspectives - Proceedings of the Congress. Tommelein, I. D. (ed.). p. 767-776 10 p.

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

Productivity
Personnel
Sheet metal
Analysis of variance (ANOVA)
Contractors
2 Citations (Scopus)

Quantifying the impact of schedule compression on construction labor productivity

Chang, C. K., Hanna, A. S., Lackney, J. A. & Sullivan, K., 2005, Construction Research Congress 2005: Broadening Perspectives - Proceedings of the Congress. Tommelein, I. D. (ed.). p. 587-596 10 p.

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

Productivity
Personnel
Contractors
Construction industry
Sheet metal
1 Citation (Scopus)

Shift work impact on construction labor productivity

Hanna, A. S., Chang, C. K., Sullivan, K. & Lackney, J. A., 2005, Construction Research Congress 2005: Broadening Perspectives - Proceedings of the Congress. Tommelein, I. D. (ed.). p. 597-605 9 p.

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

Productivity
Personnel
Contractors
Costs
1 Citation (Scopus)

Source of construction industry instability and performance problems

Kashiwagi, D., Sullivan, K., Greenwood, D., Kovell, J. & Egbu, C., 2005, Construction Research Congress 2005: Broadening Perspectives - Proceedings of the Congress. Tommelein, I. D. (ed.). p. 807-816 10 p.

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

Construction industry
Contractors
Outsourcing
Quality control
Process design

Statistical comparison of performance based procurement and price based procurement

Parmar, D., Sullivan, K., Egbu, C., Greenwood, D. & Kashiwagi, D., 2005, Construction Research Congress 2005: Broadening Perspectives - Proceedings of the Congress. Tommelein, I. D. (ed.). p. 899-908 10 p.

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

Contractors
Statistical tests
Costs
Statistical methods
Decision making
2003
3 Citations (Scopus)

Absenteeism and Turnover Impact on Labor Productivity for Electrical Contractors

Sargent, J. R., Sullivan, K. & Hanna, A. S., 2003, Contruction Research Congress, Winds of Change: Integration and Innovation in Construction, Proceedings of the Congress. Molenaar, K. R. & Chinowsky, P. S. (eds.). p. 59-66 8 p.

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

Contractors
Macros
Productivity
Personnel
Microanalysis