Construction Project Management Research Compendium. Volume 3


Faisal Manzoor Arain (Editor)
School of Sustainable Building and Environmental Management (SSBEM), NAIT, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Series: Construction Materials and Engineering
BISAC: TEC005040

This 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’ perspectives 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


A Qualitative Modeling Expansion to Support the Assembly and Usage of a Project Compendium via Sense making Concepts in its Software Application
(Steve Armstrong, MCT Faculty, The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom)

Multi-Disciplinary Research Groups and Partnering in Attaining a Multi-Faceted Approach to Construction Scheduling Research
(Alexander Maravas, John-Paris Pantouvakis, Centre for Construction Innovation, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece)

A Framework for the Management of Complexity in Projects
(Dimitris N. Antoniadis, Francis T. Edum-Fotwe, Anthony Thorpe, UK Power Networks, London, UK, and others)

Multiple Project Resource Levelling in Projects with Uncertain Activity Durations
(Alexander Maravas, John-Paris Pantouvakis, Sergios Lambropoulos, Centre for Construction Innovation, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece)

Identification of Risk Factors that Affect Cost Contingency Amount in International Construction Projects: Evidence from Turkish Contractors
(Gul Polat, Mert Duzcan, Department of Civil Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey, and others)

Evaluation and Validation of Construction Projects using EVA and ES Methodologies
(Theodoros Tzaveas, Stefanos Katsavounis, Egnatia Odos Ae, Thessaloniki, Greece, and others)

Towards Minimization of Legal Risks in Public-Private-Partnership Projects: The Case in Greece
(Elsa Adamantidou, Yiannis Xenidis, Panos Papaioannou, Public Procurement Monitoring Unit, Thessaloniki, Greece, and others)

Material Wastage on Construction Sites in the Gaza Strip
(Adnan Enshassi, Said El-Moghany, Peter E. Mayer, Josef Zimmermann, Department of Civil Engineering, IUG, Palestine, and others)

Project Management Best Practices for Achieving Better Housing Development Project Performance: The Case of Penang, Malaysia
(Abu Hassan Abu Bakar, Mahyuddin Ramli, Muhammad Asim Tufail, Lew Yuh Jyue, School of HBP, USM, Penang, Malaysia, and others)

Significant Causes of Changes in Oil and Gas Construction Projects in Alberta, Canada
(Faisal Manzoor Arain, School of Construction, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), Calgary, Canada)

Contractors View of Project Management Best Practices in the Jordanian Construction Sector
(Ghaleb Y. Abbasi, Mohammed J. Alnahhal, University of Jordan, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Industrial Engineering Department, Amman, Jordan)

Extent of Value Management Services Utilised by UK Private Quantity Surveying Practices
(Laura Rylance, Marjan Sarshar, Begum Sertyesilisik, Richard Kirkham, Ashley Tunstall)

Consistency in Building Energy Performance Evaluation Systems: A Review and Discussion
(Eduard Cubi, Jaume Salom, Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC), Jardins de les Dones de Negre 1, Sant Adrià de Besòs, Barcelona, Spain)

Identification of Drivers for Greening of Supply Chain in India
(Mohammad Asim Qadri, Abid Haleem, Mohammed Arif, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Galgotias College of Engineering and Technology, Greater Noida, India, and others)

Sustainable Water Supply Systems: The Present and Future
(T. Devi Prasad, Martin Rylands, Hani M. Aburas, School of Computing, Science and Engineering, University of Salford, Salford, Greater Manchester, UK, and others)

Attitudes towards Social and Economic Aspects of Sustainable Construction amongst Construction Contractors
(Malik M. A. Khalfan, Tayyab Maqsood, School of Property, Construction and Project Management, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia)

LEED® Requirements and Construction Project Management
(M. Syal, Q. Li, K. Abdulrahman, S. Mago, School of Planning, Design and Construction, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA)

Knowledge Mapping Techniques for Sustainable Urban Environment
(Charles Egbu, Mohammed Arif, Aled Williams, School of Built Environment, University of Salford, Maxwell Building, The Crescent, Greater Manchester, UK)


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