• 5D BIM in a consulting quantity surveying environment 

      Harrison, Curtis; Thurnell, Derek (Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MoBIE), 2014)
      BIM is triggering a revolution in the construction industry, and the concept known as 5D BIM, which ultimately is concerned with a cost dimension being added to objects contained within the BIM model, has the potential to ...
    • Current and anticipated future impacts of BIM on cost modelling in Auckland 

      Stanley, Ryan; Thurnell, Derek (Australasian Universities Building Education Association, 2013)
      5D Building Information Modelling (BIM) models contain data consisting of 3D objects which also include information relating to construction scheduling and cost aspects, and has the potential to be used by quantity surveyors ...
    • Emotional intelligence and the value management facilitator 

      Thurnell, Derek (Association of Researchers in Construction Management, 2004-09)
      The importance of the facilitator in the Value Management (VM) process has not been accorded sufficient emphasis in the literature to date, particularly in the construction management field. This paper aims to develop a ...
    • Subcontractors’ perceptions regarding bid shopping in Auckland, New Zealand 

      Thurnell, Derek; Lee, Ivan (Association of Researchers in Construction Management, 2009-09)
      Main contractors use bid shopping to reduce a subcontractor's quoted price. The literature suggests that this is a practice disliked by many subcontractors and that the subcontractor's loss of revenue and margin is an ...
    • Working hours in a large New Zealand construction company 

      Morrison, Emily Jane; Thurnell, Derek (Association of Researchers in Construction Management, 2012)
      Long working hours and weekend working are an integral part of many jobs in the construction industry, and are job characteristics that are linked to work-life conflict, which adversely affects employees' ability to achieve ...