This article focuses on new and evolved challenges faced by consulting engineering firms in their internal environment with respect to their staff and facilities and their resulting best practices.
Information was gathered by FIDIC between 20 November and 4 December 2020 from a variety of sources, including 48 senior leaders in 19 countries* representing 39 firms ranging in size from 15 to 50,000 employees. Note that, while diverse, this sample is by no means statistically balanced with respect to firm size or geography. Some generalisations made are based on aggregated information without attempting to account for exceptions.
* Japan (15), Canada (9), South Korea (5), Indonesia (2), New Zealand (2), Spain (2), and (1) each from Italy, India, Iran, Jordan, Mali, Morocco, Sweden, Sudan, Tanzania, Turkey, UK, USA and Zambia.