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The Future of Construction Partnering

“With COVID-19, the industry is dealing with an impact that it has never faced. Creative solutions will be required to successfully start and complete projects.  Components that are part of the successful collaboration such as unlocking creativity, trust between...

ENR Top 25 Newsmakers Featuring Sam Hassoun

This newsmaker has become the go to person for many California agencies looking to mitigate, or avoid, major disputes, and has positively influenced a number of projects by persuading C Suite officials to truly commit to partnering. The son of Palestinian refugees,...

Behavior and Technology: Critical Elements that Drive “Success” When Working from Home

Today, global companies both large or small, private or governmental, were all abruptly forced into remote work due to the COVID-19 pandemic. After a few weeks of maneuvering the new challenges and changes in policies, we are seeing that, more often than not,...

How Using a Partnering Approach on Construction Projects Leads to Less or No Disputes/Claims

Partnering can lead to minimal or no disputes on construction projects. Partnering instills a culture of trust and mutual understanding between both partners and stakeholders. This valuable relationship is, in a lot of cases, more important than the contract. Risk...
GLA team honored with two Caltrans partnering awards

GLA team honored with two Caltrans partnering awards

GLA announced that they were recently the recipients of two Caltrans Excellence in Partnering Awards.  GLA received a prestigious Gold Award for their partnering work on the State Highway 65 Widening Project Phase 1.  They also were named as a Silver Award winner for...

Message from GLA President

Message from GLA President

As we face the difficult challenge of responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19), which the World Health Organization declared a pandemic, our hearts and thoughts go out to the people who have been affected by this unprecedented event and we appreciate the healthcare...

Meet Our Founder

Meet Our Founder

Sam Hassoun is the founder and president of Global Leadership Alliance, Inc. (GLA). GLA specializes in the development and implementation of Collaborative Dispute Mitigation (CDM) systems for agencies, organizations, and construction projects. Sam is an international...

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