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The privatization projects implemented by Ministry of Defence

Ibrahim, Abdul Rahman (2007) The privatization projects implemented by Ministry of Defence. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Civil Engineering.


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Privatization project involves a reduction in the role of government depending on which functions are being assigned. Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) Malaysia started to implement the privatization policy in 1993 by means of using available assets for the purpose of project development. However, after 14 years of implementing this method, majority of the projects were abandoned and delayed. The aim of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of privatization project implemented by MINDEF through the identification of effective criteria and the strategy to improve the situation. The method of this study involved literature review, interview, data collection and the analysis is using an Average Index method. The process of data collection involved obtaining primary data from the respondents by conducting questionnaire survey from the selected personnel involved directly or indirectly in planning and managing the project. From the analysis of this study five most important criteria that influence the effectiveness of privatization project were identified including the agreement contents which protect the government interests; meets the client requirements; the ability to complete project in time; good implementation strategies and procedures; and developer with good organization. In conclusion, some criteria identified to improve the effectiveness of privatization project includes resolving land matters before project implementation; and the ability of developer to identify the client requirements

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Master of Science (Construction Management)) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2007; Supervisor : Prof. Dr. Muhd. Zaimi Abd. Majid
Uncontrolled Keywords:Ministry of Defence, Average Index method, government interests
Subjects:T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions:Civil Engineering
ID Code:6085
Deposited By: Narimah Nawil
Deposited On:11 Aug 2008 08:22
Last Modified:26 Aug 2018 04:43

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