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Ethical behaviors in E-Tendering based construction procurement process in Malaysia

Lee, Zhi Kwong (2014) Ethical behaviors in E-Tendering based construction procurement process in Malaysia. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Civil Engineering.

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Abstract

Nowadays, application of electronic commerce is increasing in commercial fields, this includes procurement process which introduced e-Tendering in construction industry. E-Tendering concept is to engage lesser paperwork and higher transparency in every transaction of procurement process. The aim of this paper is to study ethical issues related e-Tendering in Malaysia construction industry. This paper reviewed previous and recent literature in order to identify the ethical issues and risk of corruption encountered in electronic commerce. Questionnaire survey was used to identify the current situation of e-Tendering involving ethical issues and factors that contributed to these issues. This study proposed potential initiatives to resolve the issues of procurement transparency that improve ethical behaviour of parties in managing and bidding tender. This study concluded that the key factor for ethical issue in current e-Tendering was the ethical awareness within the individual that involves in the construction industry and it was necessary to be addressed by erecting high level of ethical awareness based on the professional code of ethic

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Sarjana Kejuruteraan (Awam - Pengurusan Pembinaan)) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2014
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Divisions:Civil Engineering
ID Code:48436
Deposited By: Haliza Zainal
Deposited On:15 Oct 2015 09:09
Last Modified:02 Aug 2017 15:12

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