Construction Project Management Research Compendium. Volume 5


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

Series: Construction Project Management Research Compendium

This book provides a central vehicle for the exchange and dissemination of knowledge on project management issues relevant to the built environment of developed and developing countries. It brings a great mix of quality papers presenting a global perspective of construction project management planning, including safety performance, knowledge management, competencies for construction education, project sustainability, project stakeholders’ perceptions, project management competencies, and leadership styles for the construction industry. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 – Enhancing Employability of Young Professionals in Construction Industry (pp. 1-10)
Faisal Arain

Chapter 2 – Identifing Causes of Safety Degradation in Construction Projects in Palestine (pp. 11-38)
Adnan Enshass, Rafiq M. Choudhry and Mohamed Aqaad

Chapter 3 – Knowledge Management in the Architectural Design Firms: Perspective of Turkey AEC Industry (pp. 39-50)
Yasemin Erbil

Chapter 4 – Reposition of the Roles among Project Participants for Improving Construction Project Sustainability (pp. 51-64)
Vivian W. Y. Tam, L. Y. Shen and C. S. Sun

Chapter 5 – Cross Cultural Construction Project Management in the GCC Countries: A Local Perspective on Western Project Parties (pp. 65-82)
Martin Jaeger and Desmond Adair

Chapter 6 – A Descriptive Analysis of Project Management Planning Practices for Renovation of Historical Buildings in Urban Contexts Located in Texas (pp. 83-109)
Edelmiro F. Escamilla

Chapter 7 – Relational Capital in Wider Disseminating Construction Project Knowledge (pp. 110-130)
Sepani Senaratne and Kushan Balasuriya

Chapter 8 – A Qual-Quant (Q2) Method for Exploring and Appraising Project Management Competency Requirements for Managing Large Projects in Ghana (pp. 131-154)
R. Dogbegah, K. Omoteso and D. Owusu-Manu

Chapter 9 – Comparing the Procurement Selection Parameters of Private and Public Sector Clients (pp. 155-168)
Raufdeen Rameezdeen and Eranga Jayasena

Chapter 10 Project Management Leadership Styles of Nigerian Construction Professionals (pp. 169-180)
Ayodeji Emmanuel Oke


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