Armstrong, M. (2014). A Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice, (13edn.), London, Kogan Page Publishers.
 DeCenzo, D. A., and Robbins, S. P. (1988). Personnel/ Human Resource Management. 3rd ed. London: Printice-Hal.
 Loosemore, M., Dainty, A.R.J. and Lingard, H. (2003). Human Resource Management in Construction Projects, Strategic and Operational Approaches. Spon Press, London.
 Wild, A. (2002). The unmanageability of construction and the theoretical psychosocial dynamics of projects. Engineering Construction and Architectural Management 9, 345–351.
 Harmon, K. M., and Cole, B. (2006). Loss of productivity studies-Current uses and misuses. Constr. Briefings, 8(1), 119.
 Ng, Skitmore, Lam and Poon. (2004). Demotivating factors influencing the productivity of civil engineering projects. International Journal of Project Management 22, 139–146.
 Tabassi, A.A., Ramli, M. and Bakar, A.H.A. (2012). Effects of training and motivation practices on teamwork improvement and task efficiency: the case of construction firms. Int. J. Proj. Manag. 30, 213–224.
 Armstrong, M., Baron, A. (2002). Strategic HRM: The Key to Improved Business Performance. CIPD, London.
 Sambrook, S. (2004). A “critical” time for HRD? Journal of European Industrial Training 28, 611–624.
 Chen, L.-H., Liaw, S.-Y.and Lee, T.-Z. (2003). Using an HRM pattern approach to examine the productivity of manufacturing firms — an empirical study. International Journal of Manpower 24, 299–318.
 Lyneis, J. M. and Ford, D. N. (2007).System dynamics applied to project management: a survey, assessment, and directions for future research. System Dynamics Review. 23, 157-189.
 Uwakweh, B. O., and Maloney, W. F. (1991). “Conceptual models for manpower planning for the construction industry in developing countries.” Constr. Manage. Economy. 95, 451–465.
 Huemann, M. (2010). Considering human resource management when developing a project-oriented company: case study of a telecommunication company. International Journal of Project Management 28, 361–369.
 Slotte, V., Tynjala, P. and Hytonen, T. (2004). How do HRD practitioners describe learning at work? Human Resource Development International 7, 541–544.
 Simmonds, D., Pedersen, C. (2006). HRD: the shapes and things to come. Journal of Workplace Learning 18, 122–134.
 Nadler, L., Nadler, Z. (1989). Developing Human Resources, 3 rd ed. JosseyBass, London.
 Garavan, T.N. (1991). Strategic human resource development. Journal of European Industrial Training 15, 17–31.
 Hoseinalipour, M. Jouybari, Y. G. and Jouybari, A.G. (2010). The Effects of Human Resource Management on Building Projects Efficeincy. 6th International Conference on Project Management. Tehran.
 Zwikael, Ofer, Unger-Aviram and Esther. (2010). HRM in project groups: the effect of project duration on team development effectiveness. Int. J. Proj. Manag. 28 (5):413–421. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijproman.2009.09.005.
 Fini, A. A. F., Akbarnezhad, A., Rashidi, T. H. and Waller, S. T. (2016). Job assignment based on brain demands and human resource strategies, Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 04016123.
 Keegan, A. Ringhofer, C. and Huemann, M. (2018). Human resource management and project based organizing: Fertile ground, missed opportunities and prospects for closer connections. International Journal of Project Management. doi.org/10.1016/j.ijproman.2017.06.003.
 Mansfield, N R and Odeh, N S. (1989). Motivational factors in construction projects: a review of empirical motivation studies from the US construction industry. Proc. Inst. Civil Eng. - Part I Vo186 pp 461-470
 Jarkas, A. and Bitar, C. (2012). Factors Affecting Construction Labor Productivity in Kuwait, Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, 138(7), 811-820
 Wang, D. Arditi, D. and Damci, A. (2016). Construction Project Managers’ Motivators and Human Values. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management 143(4):04016115. DOI10.1061/ (ASCE) CO.1943-7862.0001261.
 Rezaifar, O. Yazdanparast, A. and Kheyroddin, A. (2017). Decision Making for Motivation of Construction Site Personnel. Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences 12(7):1846-1852. DOI: 10.3923/jeasci.2017.1846.1852.
 Raoufi, M. and Fayek, A. R. (2018). Framework for Identification of Factors Affecting Construction Crew Motivation and Performance. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management 144(9). DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0001543.
 Cooke, D. L. (2003). A System Dynamics Analysis of the Westray Mine Disaster. System Dynamics Review 19 (2): 139–166.
 Alvanchi, A., Lee, S. and Abourizk, S. M. (2012). Dynamics of workforce skill evolution in construction projects. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 39, 1005–1017.
 Sing, M. C. P. Love, P. E. D. Edwards, D. J. and Liu, H. J. (2016). Dynamic modeling of workforce planning for infrastructure projects. Journal of Management in Engineering. 32(6):04016019. DOI10.1061/ (ASCE) ME.1943-5479.0000463.
 Dabirian, S. and Abbaspour, S. (2016). Workforce Motivation Simulation in Construction Projects using System Dynamics Approach. 1st Conference on Human Resource Management. University of Tehran. Tehran.
 Forrester, Jay W. (1961) Industrial Dynamics. Productivity Press. Cambridge, MA.
 Sterman. J. D. (2000). Business Dynamics: System Thinking and Modeling for a Complex World, McGraw-Hill, New York, NY, pp. 191– 232.
 Godlewski, E., Lee, G. and Cooper K. (2012). System dynamics transforms ﬂuor project and change management. Interfaces 42(1): 17–32.
 Garcia, J. M. )2006(. Theory and practical exercises of system dynamics. Barcelona, Spain: Universitat Politecnica De Catalunya.
 Swanson R. A. (1999). HRD theory, real or imagined?. Human Resour Dev Int; 2(1); 2-5.