Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Published by CIB Working Commission 117 and the Arizona State University's Performance Based Studies Research Group, this journal focuses on performance information on construction projects including project deviation rates, construction industry statistics, rework statistics or construction project approaches which include performance information. Paper also include case studies, supply chain applications which include measurements, the best value approach, industry structure, paradigm changes which include performance information and project management.

The Journal for the Advancement of Performance Information and Value differs from traditional journals in the following ways:

  1. Peer review will be done by both academics and industry personnel.
  2. Peer review will be refereed by the editorial board. Contrary reviews will have to be supported by expertise and documentation, or the review will be overturned.
  3. Peer reviewers will be responsible to be accurate and have supporting documentation.
  4. Submittal, peer review, and publication will be done in less than six months.
  5. Publication standard is to add significant knowledge or impact to the industry in the area of use or documentation of the use of performance information. Peer review will not be to judge the theoretical content for correctness, but rather to judge if hypothesis is supported by information, and the hypothesis testing was done correctly.


Section Policies


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Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.