Maximizing Cost Benefits of Post-Construction Evaluation
Every field has its catch phrases and in terms that are used though the term is ambiguous in meaning. The widespread use of the phrase post-construction evaluation is a current example in the man-environment field. This process is approached here as being most valuable when it is utilized as a means for decision-makers to learn from past experiences. Given the belief that the decision-maker's involvement is a necessary part of post-construction evaluation as applied research, three models are presented and analyzed in terms of their potential to generate beneficial feedback to decision-makers. Suggestions are given for courses of action to bridge the applicability gap.