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  • 21. ASSESSMENT OF ORGANISATIONAL LEADERSHIP FOR KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT PRACTICE IN THE...

    » ASSESSMENT OF KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT CAPABILITIES OF THE NIGERIAN QUANTITY SURVEYING FIRMS 5 ABSTRACT Knowledge Management (KM) capabilities provide the supportive structure required to share knowledge within the context in which it is required in an organizations. Previous researches have shown that at least more than half of failed KM initiatives and the problem of ineffective KM occur as a result...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  1,426 engagements | 

  • 22. ASSESSMENT OF KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT CAPABILITIES OF THE NIGERIAN QUANTITY SURVEYI...

    »   ABSTRACT   Knowledge Management (KM) capabilities provide the supportive structure required to share knowledge within the context in which it is required in an organizations. Previous researches have shown that at least more than half of failed KM initiatives and the problem of ineffective KM occur as a result of firms not assessing their capabilities before implementing KM program. This resea...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  1,503 engagements | 

  • 23. APPRAISAL OF STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT PRACTICE IN TERTIARY EDUCATION TRUST FUND (T...

    » ABSTRACT   Several researchers have identified the importance of managing stakeholders as major criteria for determining project success. Project success has now extended beyond completing projects within budgets, schedule and set standards as traditionally viewed. Satisfying key stakeholders is another criteria used in evaluating project success, thus stakeholder management is an important aspec...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  1,526 engagements | 

  • 24. AN EMPIRICAL DETERMINATION OF LABOUR OUTPUT FOR WALL TILES

    » ABSTRACT   Productivity is one of the important elements in construction planning and scheduling. However, construction industries in Nigeria are currently lacking in data with regard to productivity of the building’s construction activities especially in tiling works. The focus of the study was to use work study approach to empirically establish labour output for wall tiles for the Nigeria con...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  1,333 engagements | 

  • 25. AN EMPIRICAL DETERMINATION OF LABOUR OUTPUT FOR PAINTING IN THE NIGERIAN CONSTRU...

    » ABSTRACT   Research has shown that construction labour output is crucial to the success of construction projects. However, existing labour output used for the preparation of construction estimates in Nigeria are outputs derived from untested experiences. The focus of this study is to use the work study approach to empirically establish labour output for painting activities for the Nigeria constru...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  1,353 engagements | 

  • 26. AN ASSESSMENT OF USER SATISFACTION WITH PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP (PPP) PROJECT...

    »   ABSTRACT   Government at all levels are forced to prioritise and restrict public expenditures due to budget deficits and the inefficient management of large infrastructure projects. Due to the shortage of resources for healthcare delivery leading to decline in the quality of care, there is considerable interest in PPP initiatives for the provision of finance and management of health care to or...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  4,133 engagements | 

  • 27. AN ASSESSMENT OF THE NIGERIAN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY’S READINESS TO ADOPT VALUE...

    » ABSTRACT   Value management is widely accepted as a technique in achieving value for money. In accordance with the stipulation of the Public Procurement Act in Nigeria that value for money practices should be followed in procuring public assets and services, this study aims to assess the Nigerian construction industry’s readiness to adopt value management process. Through a survey, a total numb...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  1,918 engagements | 

  • 28. AN APPRAISAL OF THE CAREER EXPERIENCES OF PROFESSIONAL WOMEN IN THE NIGERIAN CON...

    » ABSTRACT   The construction industry by its nature is male dominated and the low level of participation of women within it has attracted a lot of attention globally. In recent years, the industry recorded a slight increase in women participation but this is still insufficient to meet the challenges faced by the Industry on a daily basis. This research therefore investigates the positive career as...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  1,567 engagements | 

  • 29. AN APPRAISAL OF PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT PRACTICE OF CONSTRUCTION FIRMS IN ANIGER...

    » ABSTRACT   Performance measurement is crucial to the construction industry in order to improve the performance of the industry and most importantly achieve continuous improvement. The traditional approach to performance measurement has been criticised severally resulting to an evolution that brought about contemporary performance measurement frameworks. These frameworks have been adopted by sever...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  1,380 engagements | 

  • 30. RISK IDENTIFICATION AND ASSESSMENT IN HOUSING DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS USING ANALYTI...

    » CHAPTER ONE       1.0              INTRODUCTION   1.1              Background to the Study   The Construction industry in Nigeria, although generally accepted as very active, is relatively small contributing only about 1.8% to 3% to the Nigeria‟s Gross Domestic Product (NBS, 2013). The industry provides employment opportunity to teeming millions of the country‟...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  1,492 engagements | 

  • 31. EMPIRICAL DETERMINATION OF LABOUR OUTPUTS FOR BLOCK LAYING

    » ABSTRACT   The source and nature of output constants used for preparation of construction estimates should be accurate and reliable for the client to have confidence on the prepared estimates. This research is focused on using time study approach to empirically determine the outputs of block laying work items inconstruction industry. The study reviewed BESMM3 and surveyed possible block work ite...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  1,223 engagements | 

  • 32. AN APPRAISAL OF THE READINESS OF NIGERIAN BUILDING CONSULTING FIRMS TO ADOPT LEA...

    » ABSTRACT     Studies have shown that construction projects are susceptible to problems such as low productivity, poor safety, inferior working conditions, insufficient quality, lack of timely communication and coordination amongst project stakeholders, and rising litigation. The adoption of lean construction principles within the manufacturing and other industries had led to notable improvement ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  1,395 engagements | 

  • 33. AN APPRAISAL OF FACTORS MILITATING AGAINST THE EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION OF FORMA...

    » ABSTRACT     Non utilization of Formal Risk Management Techniques in project delivery by the project team has been identified as one the causes of project failure This prompts the question ‘what factors are responsible?’ This study therefore first presents Risk management in project delivery as it relates to an integrated project team as well as internal issues. It then focuses on formal Ris...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  1,286 engagements | 

  • 34. DEVELOPING A HARMONISED FRAMEWORK FOR CONSTRUCTION CRAFT SKILLS TRAINING IN NIGE...

    » ABSTRACT   Several studies on construction craft skills have identified a number of problems including ineffective training as responsible for shortages of craftsmen in the construction industry. In Nigeria, the problem of training craftsmen has been attributed to lack of a harmonised training framework. This research therefore examined existing training frameworks in craft skills training instit...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  1,113 engagements | 

  • 35. AN ANALYSIS OF THE TRENDS OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT INFLOWS IN THE NIGERIAN C...

    » ABSTRACT   The construction sector occupies a focal position in the economy of any nation because it is an important contributor to the process of development (Aje, 2008). In the conduct of economic activities, the construction sector is always used by government as the stimulus for the buoyancy of the economy (Akindoyemi, 2011). The construction industry is therefore a critical factor or variabl...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  2,083 engagements | 

  • 36. AN INVESTIGATION INTO DESIGN ERRORS AND ITS IMPACT ON INITIAL COST OF A CONSTRUC...

    » Abstract  Constructionandengineeringpractitionershavefounditincreasinglydifficulttolearnfromtheirmistakes,particularlywithregardtotheprevention,identificationand/orcontainmentofdesignerrors.Yet,designerrorshavebeentherootcauseofnumerouscatastrophicaccidentsthathaveresultedinthedeathandinjuryofworkersandmembersofthepublic.Thispaperexaminesandclassifiesthenatureoferroranddesignerrorcausationinconst...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  0 engagements | 

  • 37. A SURVEY OF THE EFFECT OF MORTGAGE INSTITUTIONS IN THE PROVISION OF AFFORDABLE A...

    » ABSTRACT Housing in most countries of the world is an important economic sector and the manner in which resource are mobilized for has a major effect on the economy. Despite the knowledge of the importance of housing, ownership or accessibility to decent houses and mobilization of resources remain a problem in Nigeria. This project examines the effect of mortgage institution in the provision of af...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  0 engagements | 

  • 38. THE REVIEW OF CHALLENGES AND PROSPECT OF PUBLIC PROCUREMENT ACT 2007 IN THE EXEC...

    » ABSTRACT In the public procurement system in Nigeria has over the years been abused leading to cost inflation, delay in project delivery, poor quality of work, and project abandonment. The aim of this study is to examine the impact of the due process policy on construction projects delivery in Nigeria. Data were collected using a structured questionnaire distributed to 52 random selections of cons...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  0 engagements | 

  • 39. THE REVIEW OF CHALLENGES AND PROSPECT OF PUBLIC PROCUREMENT ACT 2007 IN THE EXE...

    » ABSTRACT In the public procurement system in Nigeria has over the years been abused leading to cost inflation, delay in project delivery, poor quality of work, and project abandonment. The aim of this study is to examine the impact of the due process policy on construction projects delivery in Nigeria. Data were collected using a structured questionnaire distributed to 52 random selections of cons...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  2,592 engagements | 

  • 40. EFFECT OF POPULATION GROWTH ON LAND RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT

    »   ABSTRACT This study is focused on the “effect of population growth on land resources development”. A case study in Aba urban of Abia state. It is a comprehensive research on the course of population growth problems, and benefits of the growth on land development. There is no doubt that at present, there is link between development and population growth. However, the fact that the two opinio...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  3,123 engagements | 

  • 41. A SURVEY OF THE EFFECT OF MORTGAGE INSTITUTIONS IN THE PROVISION OF AFFORDABLE ...

    »        CHAPTER ONE 1.0     INTRODUCTION 1.1     BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY: Housing provides more than shelter for man because it encompasses all social services and utilities that are needed for a livable environment in order for any community to be worth living in housing accepted in man’s hierarchy of need to be next to food. Odetundun (1995) affirmed that housing in most countries o...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  87 pages |  2,584 engagements | 

  • 42. ASSESSMENT OF THE IMPACT OF WORK ENVIRONMENT ON THE PRODUCTIVITY OF CONSTRUCTION...

    »   ABSTRACTManagement has a great effect on the job site performance of construction skilled workers. This paper discusses "An assessment of the impact of work environment on the construction skilled workers in Imo State, Nigeria. It was carried out with the aim of assessing the efficiency and productivity of skilled workers on construction environment. The questionnaires and field approach was th...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  2,246 engagements | 

  • 43. THE PROSPECTS OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN ENHANCING HIGHER PRODUCTIVITY IN A...

    »   CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Management of human resources is that functions of the enterprises which provides for effective utilization of people to achieve both the objectives of the enterprises and satisfaction and development of employees. The survival of any organization depends on the proper management of its materials financial and human resources.The management of al...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  1,555 engagements | 

  • 44. THE EFFECT OF EFFECTIVE CONTRACT PLANNING ON CONTRACTORS PROFIT

    »   ABSTRACTEffective contract planning in construction projects is not only crucial to attainment of project objectives but necessary if project failure is to be avoided, losses minimised and profitability enhanced by the Contractor. While research has shown general low usage of formal and effective contract planning in the UAE, Hong Kong, Kuwait, UK and Ghana, the practices used by Nigerian Const...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  2,771 engagements | 

  • 45. THE EFFECT OF TECHNOLOGY IN THE FIELD OF QUANTITY SURVEYING AND HOW IT AFFECT CO...

    »   CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDYThe construction industry has recently witnessed a paradigm shift from traditional paper based method of service delivery to electronic information exchange using Information Technology (IT), at least in the western world like UK. It is now evident that the adoption of Information Technology can enhance construction productivity and improve ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  4,367 engagements | 


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