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The selection of construction project manager by using analytical hierarchy process (AHP)

Lau, Hui Seng (2006) The selection of construction project manager by using analytical hierarchy process (AHP). Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Civil Engineering.

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Abstract

The scope of this research deals with the decision making process concerning selection of the finalists for position of project manager. The Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) and the Decision Support Software program-Expert Choice was used to assist with the decision. The research focus on the integration of Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) and Decision Support Software-Expert Choice into overall decision making process. The first objective of this research is to identify procedure in selection of a project manager. The second objective is to identify the factor and criterions that should be considered in selection process. Finally, a new framework as a Decision Support System (DSS) for evaluating project manager called Project Manager Selection System (PMSS) will be developed based on AHP. The research method used includes the knowledge acquisition technique, data analysis, and model development process. The study will focus on 100 local construction companies to capture the knowledge from the expert on the selection process. It is believe that the proposed framework will provide an even more structured approach and assist in formulating guidelines for construction company in selection of a project manager.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Master of Science (Construction Management) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2006; Supervisor : Dr. Arham bin Abdullah
Uncontrolled Keywords:project manager selection system, analytic hierarchy process (AHP), decision support system (DSS), decision making, construction management
Subjects:T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Divisions:Civil Engineering
ID Code:5314
Deposited By: Ms Zalinda Shuratman
Deposited On:21 Mar 2008 08:32
Last Modified:04 Jul 2012 00:44

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