%0 Journal Article
	%A G. Robles and  A. Stifi and  José L. Ponz-Tienda and  S. Gentes
	%D 2014
	%J International Journal of Civil and Environmental Engineering
	%B World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology
	%I Open Science Index 94, 2014
	%T Labor Productivity in the Construction Industry -Factors Influencing the Spanish Construction Labor Productivity-
	%U https://publications.waset.org/pdf/9999560
	%V 94
	%X This research paper aims to identify, analyze and rank
factors affecting labor productivity in Spain with respect to their
relative importance. Using a selected set of 35 factors, a structured
questionnaire survey was utilized as the method to collect data from
companies. Target population is comprised by a random
representative sample of practitioners related with the Spanish
construction industry. Findings reveal the top five ranked factors are
as follows: (1) shortage or late supply of materials; (2) clarity of the
drawings and project documents; (3) clear and daily task assignment;
(4) tools or equipment shortages; (5) level of skill and experience of
laborers. Additionally, this research also pretends to provide simple
and comprehensive recommendations so that they could be
implemented by construction managers for an effective management
of construction labor forces.

	%P 1061 - 1070