Planning and control of civil works: multiple case study in Rio de Janeiro construction companies

Abstract This work aims to analyze the evolution of patterns and planning, and control techniques used in civil construction of vertical buildings in Rio de Janeiro state. Therefore, we performed a literature review on the main techniques of planning and control. Then, we developed a comparative multiple case study in four civil construction companies to verify how they manage their planning and construction processes. All companies are certified by PBQPH as level A. The results show that these processes have operational and conceptual failures, which vary according to specific issues related to crucial competitive factors, besides, they are not completely established.