STACKING OF TRADES FOR ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS
The electrical construction industry has relied heavily on expert opinion to perform critical decisions. The industry is experiencing shortages of skilled personnel in a competitive and ever-shrinking labor market. As the labor markets are shrinking, electrical contractors are asked to perform more work at a faster pace than previously requested. As a result, labor productivity is one of the most important factors that affect a contractor's profitability. There are many factors that affect labor productivity. This research focuses on the qualitative and quantitative aspects of stacking of trades in order to help contractors create useful productivity monitoring systems.