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Informal worker phenomenon in housing construction project

Wijayaningtya, Maranatha and Sipan, Ibrahim and Lukiyanto, Kukuh (2017) Informal worker phenomenon in housing construction project. In: 3rd International Conference on Construction and Building Engineering: Smart Construction Towards Global Challenges, ICONBUILD 2017, 14 - 17 August 2017, Palembang, Indonesia.


Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.5011575


The informal workers phenomenon on housing construction projects in Indonesia is different from workers in other sectors who would always request as permanent employees. Substantively, the informal workers are disinclined to be bound as permanent employees which different from the general labor paradigm. Hence, the objective of this study is to find out how the labour selection process, the factors that affected their performance, and the suitable wage system to achieve the target completion of housing construction project. The qualitative method is used to uncover and understand the meaning behind the phenomena (numina) of informal workers action and their influence on housing construction project which called phenomenological approach. Five informal workers and two project managers were selected as informants based on predetermined criteria with in-depth interviews. The results showed that the informal worker were more satisfied with the wage based on unit price while working in the housing construction project for the flexibility in working hours. In addition, the developer was also relieved because they only control the quality and the achievement of the project completion time which supported by informal worker leader. Therefore, these findings are beneficial for both of developer and government as policy maker to succeed the housing program in Indonesia.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:housing construction projects, housing program
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions:Geoinformation and Real Estate
ID Code:97305
Deposited By: Narimah Nawil
Deposited On:26 Sep 2022 12:02
Last Modified:26 Sep 2022 12:02

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