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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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

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
2017
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
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
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
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
2014
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
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

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
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)

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
2009
3 Citations (Scopus)

Development of automated change order impact detection and quantification system

Lee, M. J., Ryoo, B. Y., Sullivan, K. & Hanna, A. S., Aug 2009, In : Automation in Construction. 18, 5, p. 525-535 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Contractors
Productivity
Demonstrations
Personnel
Costs
4 Citations (Scopus)

Profiling the leadership of project managers

Badger, W., Sullivan, K., Wiezel, A. & Bopp, P. H., Apr 2009, In : International Journal of Construction Education and Research. 5, 2, p. 121-146 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Managers
manager
leadership
Students
Technical presentations
2 Citations (Scopus)

Risk management system implemented at the US Army Medical Command

Kashiwagi, J., Sullivan, K. & Kashiwagi, D. T., Jul 10 2009, In : Journal of Facilities Management. 7, 3, p. 224-245 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Risk management
Contractors
Information management
Decision making
Management system
3 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of an information environment on construction organization's culture: A case study

Sullivan, K., Kashiwagi, D. T. & Chong, N., 2009, In : Advances in Civil Engineering. 2009, 387608.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Construction industry
Contractors
Information systems
Specifications
2008
1 Citation (Scopus)

Best-value environment improves our industry

Kashiwagi, D. & Sullivan, K., Mar 17 2008, In : ENR (Engineering News-Record). 260, 9, p. 26-27 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Construction industry
Sustainable development
Industry
Profitability
Acoustic waves
60 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of shift work on labor productivity for labor intensive contractor

Hanna, A. S., Chang, C. K., Sullivan, K. & Lackney, J. A., 2008, In : Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 134, 3, p. 197-204 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Contractors
Productivity
Personnel
Shift work
Labour productivity
2007
21 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of overmanning on mechanical and sheet metal labor productivity

Hanna, A. S., Chang, C. K., Lackney, J. A. & Sullivan, K., 2007, In : Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 133, 1, p. 22-28 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Quantifying the impact of schedule compression on labor productivity for mechanical and sheet metal contractor

Chang, C. K., Hanna, A. S., Lackney, J. A. & Sullivan, K., 2007, In : Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 133, 4, p. 287-296 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sheet metal
Contractors
Compaction
Productivity
Personnel
2005
27 Citations (Scopus)

Bridging the gap between academics and practice: A capstone design experience

Hanna, A. S. & Sullivan, K., Jan 2005, In : Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice. 131, 1, p. 59-62 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Civil engineering
Students
Value engineering
Structural design
Engineers
27 Citations (Scopus)

Factors affecting absenteeism in electrical construction

Hanna, A. S., Menches, C. L., Sullivan, K. & Sargent, J. R., Nov 2005, In : Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 131, 11, p. 1212-1218 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Productivity
Contractors
Managers
Construction industry
Factors
91 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of extended overtime on construction labor productivity

Hanna, A. S., Taylor, C. S. & Sullivan, K., Jun 2005, In : Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 131, 6, p. 734-739 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Productivity
Personnel
Analysis of variance (ANOVA)
Statistical methods
Chemical analysis
2004
6 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of overtime on construction labor productivity

Hanna, A. S. & Sullivan, K., 2004, In : Cost Engineering (Morgantown, West Virginia). 46, 4, p. 20-27 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Productivity
Personnel
Analysis of variance (ANOVA)
Contractors
Statistical methods