Construction Project Management Research Compendium. Volume 1


Faisal M. Arain (Editor)
School of Construction, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), Canada

Series: Construction Project Management Research Compendium
BISAC: TEC005000

The book presents various facets of construction project management. The diverse facets discussed in this book include an evaluation of a project management measurement framework that was used to cluster construction project management critical success factors. Consultants’ perspective on the main factors affecting the performance of construction projects, and the nature and impact of variation orders on the overall project performance are discussed as important aspects of effective construction project management. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


1. Modelling and Applications Issues in a Simulation Game for Teaching Construction Project Management
(Saad Al-Jibouri and Mick Mawdesley)

2. Consultants’ View Towards the Performance of Construction Projects in Palestine
(Adnan Enshassi, Abdul-Rashid Abdul-Aziz and Saleh Abushaban)

3. Encouraging Innovations at the Organizational Level: An Application of Knowledge Based Decision Support System (KBDSS)
(Faisal Manzoor Arain and Syed Awais Ahmad Tipu)

4. Relationship Between Key Performance Variables and Prevalent Procurement Routes in Finland
(Adekunle Sabitu Oyegoke, Malik M.A. Khalfan, Michael Dickinson and Peter McDermott)

5. On the Applications of Ranking Systems for Facilities
Fire Risk Assessment
(Mohammed Abdul Hafeez and Mohammad A. Hassanain)

6. Defining Construction Project Management Critical Success Factors Using the Business Excellence Model
(Sambo Zulus and Andrew Brown)
7. Variation Orders on Construction Projects: Value adding or Waste?
(Ruben Ndihokubwayo and Theo Haupt)

8. Design and Construction Practices for Terror Attack Mitigation in Public Schools
(Sarel Lavy and Ifte Choudhury)

9. A Timeline-Based Checklist for Strategic Management and Control of Variations in Educational Building Projects
(Faisal Manzoor Arain and Low Sui Pheng)

10. Effects of Construction Cost and Change Orders on Construction Time for Industrial and Commercial Projects in India
(Ifte Choudhury and Vijay Sanampudi)

11. Correlation Between Managerial and Technical Capacities and Quality Performance of Indigenous and Expatriate Construction contractors in Nigeria
(G.I. Idoro)

12. A Study on Attitude of Thai Contractors Towards the Restrictions of Their Rights to Claim Compensation for Unfavorable Effects From Undesirable Events
(Natee Suriyanon and Visuth Chovichien)


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