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Critical success factors for contracting organization during recession

Mat Lazim, Azlinda (2010) Critical success factors for contracting organization during recession. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Civil Engineering.



The unfavorable economic condition has caused tremendous impact on construction industry. It is interesting to note that the impact is not only focusing on the success rate in obtaining new project, but also selection of approach made by construction companies. Thus, specifically, this study is to focus on the critical success factors (CSFs) for a contracting organization faced during recession. To achieve the aim of the study, an investigation on the impact, business objectives, and measures taken by contracting organizations is identified. The research methodology includes literature review and questionnaire survey. The data was analyzed using relativity index and average weighting index method. Based on the analysis of the data obtained from the survey, it was concluded that the most agreeable critical success factor is to possess strong financial status. For future research, it is recommended that a specific study can be conducted on the benchmarking during recession.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Sarjana Sains(Pengurusan Pembinaan) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2010; Supervisor : Prof. Dr. Muhd. Zaimi bin Abd. Majid
Uncontrolled Keywords:contracting organization, construction industry, critical success factors (CSFs), recession
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions:Civil Engineering
ID Code:10619
Deposited By: Zalinda Shuratman
Deposited On:22 Oct 2010 01:30
Last Modified:28 Sep 2017 04:23

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