Iir Konferensie 10 Nov09 (2) Vertoning

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Iir Konferensie 10 Nov09 (2) Vertoning

  1. 1. CONTRACTING IN A WORLD WITHOUT KINGS<br />The FIDIC dictator vs the NEC equals<br />10-Nov-09 IIR, JHB<br />VDDB<br />INFORMATION PROVIDES CONTROL<br />
  2. 2. WHEN ORDERS WERE OBEYED<br />Long, long ago in a country far away<br />There was a king, who had three daughters<br />But no son<br />Etc etc<br />Blah-blah<br />Handsome prince ….. white horse …..<br />And they lived happily ever after.<br />VDDB<br />INFORMATION PROVIDES CONTROL<br />
  3. 3. WHEN ORDERS WERE OBEYED<br />The pyramids of Egypt<br />The Great Wall of China<br />TajMahal<br />Saint Peter’s Cathedral<br />MORE MODERN AND MORE CONTRACTUAL:<br />Suez Canal<br />Eiffel Tower<br />The Delta Works (Netherlands)<br />Landing on the Moon<br />VDDB<br />INFORMATION PROVIDES CONTROL<br />
  4. 4. WHAT IS A PROJECT?<br /><ul><li>Unique
  5. 5. Variety of resources combined
  6. 6. Time pressure
  7. 7. Cost pressure
  8. 8. Human factor because of pressure
  9. 9. In modern days, we use contracting</li></ul>VDDB<br />INFORMATION PROVIDES CONTROL<br />
  10. 10. PURPOSE OF THIS PAPER<br /><ul><li>Project contracting from a behavioural perspective
  11. 11. It’s about human interaction
  12. 12. Understand the human to understand successful project contracting</li></ul>VDDB<br />INFORMATION PROVIDES CONTROL<br />
  13. 13. CONTENTS<br />Natural human behaviour<br />Patterns of authority and current perceptions <br />View on the nature of authority required for (successful) projects <br />FIDIC’s role players and control mechanisms<br />NEC’s role players and control mechanisms<br />Recommendations from the behavioural perspective<br />VDDB<br />INFORMATION PROVIDES CONTROL<br />
  14. 14. Natural human behaviour<br /><ul><li>Self-centred
  15. 15. Natural sinner
  16. 16. Participates in projects for own gain
  17. 17. Need for contracts proves the above</li></ul>VDDB<br />INFORMATION PROVIDES CONTROL<br />
  18. 18. B. Patterns of authority and current perceptions <br /><ul><li>World history
  19. 19. In the time of the Judges
  20. 20. The Roman Empire
  21. 21. Medieval times
  22. 22. British Empire
  23. 23. Industrial revolution, democracy, human rights, 20th century, equality …
  24. 24. Mediocrity?
  25. 25. Motivation to a common goal .OR. driving to achieve </li></ul>VDDB<br />INFORMATION PROVIDES CONTROL<br />
  26. 26. C. View on the nature of authority required for (successful) projects<br />Projects high intensity, many parties, pressure and - human nature<br />VDDB<br />INFORMATION PROVIDES CONTROL<br />
  27. 27. D. FIDIC’s role players and control mechanisms<br />The terms and the Conditions of Contract for Construction have been prepared by the FédérationInternationale des Ingénieurs-Conseils (FIDIC) and are recommended for general use for the purpose of the construction (excluding most design) of building or engineering works where tenders are invited on an international basis. Modifications to the Conditions may be required in some legal jurisdictions, particularly if they are to be used on domestic contracts.<br />(FIDIC – Conditions of Contract for Construction – First Edition – Guidance for the Preparation of Particular Conditions – Introduction)<br />VDDB<br />INFORMATION PROVIDES CONTROL<br />
  28. 28. E. NEC’s role players and control mechanisms<br />Since the introduction of the second edition, the ECC has become widely used by employers, contractors and consultants wishing to embrace the principles of partnering envisaged in “Constructing the Team”.<br />(NEC 3 Guidance Notes for Engineering and Construction Contract – Foreward – The third edition)<br />VDDB<br />INFORMATION PROVIDES CONTROL<br />
  29. 29. F. Recommendations from the behavioural perspective<br /><ul><li>Understand your project
  30. 30. Understand your constraints
  31. 31. Understand the companies involved
  32. 32. Understand the people involved
  33. 33. Understand human nature
  34. 34. Understand yourself</li></ul>VDDB<br />INFORMATION PROVIDES CONTROL<br />
  35. 35. Questions?<br />VDDB<br />INFORMATION PROVIDES CONTROL<br />

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