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Strategies for managing delay in Mara's building construction

Sulaiman, Khairunnizam (2010) Strategies for managing delay in Mara's building construction. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Civil Engineering.

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Abstract

The study described in this paper covering delays and the importance of applying proper management in dealing with delays in construction particularly in MARA’s building construction. The main objectives for this study were to determine the root causes of time delays in MARA’s building construction, to assess the current weaknesses of managing delay and finally to establish strategies for managing delays in MARA’s building construction. The data were gathered from responses from questionnaire survey and interviews with those involved in MARA’s building construction project. This study highlights the importance of having more experienced and strong financial back up of contractors besides capable project managers and consultants to ensure the project completed within the stipulated duration.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Supervisor : Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr. Rosli Mohamad Zin; Thesis (Sarjana Sains (Pengurusan Pembinaan)) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia 2010
Uncontrolled Keywords:construction industry, management, production scheduling, construction projects
Subjects:T Technology > TH Building construction
Divisions:Civil Engineering
ID Code:16707
Deposited By: Ms Zalinda Shuratman
Deposited On:17 Oct 2013 02:56
Last Modified:17 Oct 2013 03:06

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