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  • 1. AS-BUILT SURVEY OF MEDIUM LAYOUT

    »   CHAPTER ONE 1.0   INTRODUCTION As built survey has been an essential element in the development of the human environment since the beginning of recorded history. It is performed to verify that a particular improvement on a parcel of land has been built according to the proposed design plans, specifications and setback requirement. It shows how any field change made during construction fit the...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  7,794 engagements | 

  • 2. A STUDY OF QUANTITY SURVEYOR'S PERCEPTION ON FACILITY MANAGEMENT IN THE NIGER DE...

    »   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study Construction of a project consists of the integration of professionals, contractors and client(s) and the other participants, manufacturers, suppliers and government bodies.          Walker (2002) affirmed that construction industry is essentially a service industry whose responsibility is to convert the plan and specifications prepared ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  7,722 engagements | 

  • 3. AN ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFECT OF ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE ON THE PERFORMANCE OF QUAN...

    »   CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDYOrganizational culture defines the way employees complete tasks and interact with each other in an organization. The cultural paradigm comprises various beliefs, values, rituals and symbols that govern the operating style of the people within a company. Corporate culture binds the workforce together and provides a direction for the company....Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  4,586 engagements | 

  • 4. THE ROLE OF LEGAL ASSESSMENT ON TENDER OF CONTRACTS IN NIGERIA

    »   CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDYIt is a paradox that Nigeria is a rich country inhabited by the poor. Her poverty profile in statistical figures according to a recent study indicates that Nigeria is poverty endemic. Poverty incidence increased between 1980 and 1985 and between 1992 and 1996. The trend also shows that there has been appreciable decrease in poverty rates betwee...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  5,884 engagements | 

  • 5. APPLICATION OF GEOINFORMATICS TECHNIQUES IN CONTROLLING FLOODING IN VULNERABLE R...

    »   Background to the StudyThe acronym GIS stands for geographic information system, it is a system which allows a capture, updating and displaying of a number of previously unconnected dataset bringing them into a common reference system for spatial analysis from which relationship can be identified and decisions made (Sowton 1991).                                 ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  5,962 engagements | 

  • 6. ANALYSIS OF THE IMPACT OF FEASIBILITY/VIABILITY STUDY ON CAPITAL PROJECT DEVELOP...

    »   CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDYUntil relatively recently, the discipline of development appraisal has remained the provenance of surveyors and developers. It largely been ignored by other participants in the development process, particularly planners, architects and construction specialists. This is now changing. Close attention is now paid to the feasibility and viability (a...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  8,272 engagements | 

  • 7. AN INVESTIGATION INTO RISK MANAGEMENT PRACTICES AMONGST QUANTITY SURVEYORS IN TH...

    »   CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDYQuantity surveying is concerned with controlling and managing construction projects. The Nigerian construction industry is faced with uncertainties. With construction targets not being met and high rate of abandoned construction projects, there is great need for proper risk assessment and implementation. Managing risks in construction projects h...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  9,277 engagements | 

  • 8. THE EFFECT OF MOTIVATION OF LABOUR, COST AND PRODUCTIVITY ON NIGERIAN CONSTRUCTI...

    »   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Human resource management is of strategic importance when it comes to industries that are labour intensive like construction industry. The effective management of human resource is the key towards achieving the higher construction workforce productivity thus accomplishing the construction projects within their predefined limits. The bond between motivation and product...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  6,389 engagements | 

  • 9. THE PROSPECT 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 |  4,958 engagements | 

  • 10. THE EFFECT OF TIMELY DELIVERY OF CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS ON THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPME...

    »   CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDYTime impacts are inevitable on construction projects, primarily because of the uniqueness of each project and the limited resources of time and money that can be spent on planning, executing and delivering the project. Time factors are inherent in all of project construction’s undertakings. Construction projects have long been recognize...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  6,003 engagements | 

  • 11. THE EFFECT OF EFFECTIVE CONTRACT PLANNING ON CONTRACTORS

    »     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 Co...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  4,473 engagements | 

  • 12. THE IMPACT OF COST CONTROL TECHNIQUES ON CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS DELIVERY

    »   1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDYIt is a known fact that the Nigerian construction industry continues to occupy an important position in the nation’s economy even though it contributes less than the manufacturing or other service industries, (Aibinu and Jagboro, 2002). The contribution of the construction industry to national economic growth necessitates improved efficiency in the industry by ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  10,182 engagements | 

  • 13. AN INVESTIGATION INTO DESIGN ERRORS AND IT'S IMPACT ON INITIAL COST OF A CONSTRU...

    »   CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDYWhen asked to define "design error," not all disciplines in the construction process agree on a common definition. Depending on which discipline you address, the owner, the designer or the contractor there will be a common understanding surrounded by varied conclusions, "a mistake." From the basic definitions of "design" and "error" we conclude...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  10,751 engagements | 

  • 14. ASSESSMENT OF FACTORS AFFECTING CONTRACTORS TENDER FOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS IN ...

    »   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDYShash (1993) explains that a construction company can either negotiate with the client or use a competitive tendering process to obtain a contract. Fu and Drew (2002) suggest that competitive tendering is the most common method used for contractor selection. In competitive tendering process, a client selects a numbers of contractors to tender f...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  8,385 engagements | 

  • 15. 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 |  4,967 engagements | 

  • 16. AS-BUILT SURVEY OF MEDIUM DENSITY LAYOUT

    »   CHAPTER ONE 1.0   INTRODUCTION As built survey has been an essential element in the development of the human environment since the beginning of recorded history. It is performed to verify that a particular improvement on a parcel of land has been built according to the proposed design plans, specifications and setback requirement. It shows how any field change made during construction fit the...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  4,643 engagements | 

  • 17. A STUDY OF QUANTITY SURVEYOR'S PERCEPTION ON FACILITY IN THE NIGER DELTA AREA OF...

    »   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study Construction of a project consists of the integration of professionals, contractors and client(s) and the other participants, manufacturers, suppliers and government bodies.          Walker (2002) affirmed that construction industry is essentially a service industry whose responsibility is to convert the plan and specifications prepared ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  4,059 engagements | 

  • 18. INVESTIGATION INTO THE ADOPTION OF KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT (KM) IN THE NIGERIAN IND...

    »   ABSTRACT The main Aim of this research is to investigate the Adoption of knowledge management in the Nigeria construction industry. The research examined the area of the construction industry that will improve as a result of the contribution of knowledge management. Data for the analysis were collected through questionnaire Administration on construction professionals. 60questionnaires where ad...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  5,129 engagements | 

  • 19. COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF LIFE CYCLE COSTING OF ALTERNATIVE ROOF COVERING MATERIAL...

    »   ABSTRACT The aim of this research is to analyzed and compare the life cycle cost of alternative root covering materials, Zink coat roofing sheet materials, corrugated Asbestos cement roofing materials, concrete decked roof materials, and long span aluminum roofing materials were considered in this research work with the objectives to determine the initial cost and 4fecycle cost of each roofing ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  5,239 engagements | 

  • 20. ASSESSMENT OF TUE FACTORS MITIGATING THE EFFECTIVE PREPARATION OF COST ESTIMATE ...

    »   ABSTRACT This research assesses the factors mitigating the effective preparation of cost estimates at the design stage Accurate cost estimates are crucial to the effrctive realization of construction projects. This research is aimed at examining the factors affecting accuracy of pre lender cost estimate in Abuja, with a view to improving the predictive ability of clients, consultants, and contr...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  4,217 engagements | 

  • 21. A STUDY ON THE TRENDS IN BUILDING COST IN NIGERIA

    »   CHAPTER ONE 1.0     INTRODUCTION The dictionary definition of trends simply means “to move or extend in a specific direction” (Long Man Family Dictionary) also trends simply means “a general direction in which a situation is changing or developing” (Advance Learner’s Dictionary). Leaning on, this definition of “trends” thus the subject matter “trends in building cost in Niger...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  5,441 engagements | 

  • 22. INVESTIGATION INTO THE EFFECTIVENESS OF TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT (TQM) IN THE NI...

    »   ABSTRACT The complex nature of the construction project and the unstable nature of Nigerian economy result in cost escalation of construction materials and equipments and untimely completion of project make it necessary to employ the use of project management practices Nigeria. Investigations were carried out through administration of questionnaire and data were collected from professionals fir...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  5,657 engagements | 

  • 23. ASSESSMENT OF THE FACTORS MITIGATING THE EFFECTIVE PREPARATION OF COST ESTIMATE ...

    »   ABSTRACT This research assesses the factors mitigating the effective preparation of cost estimates at the design stage Accurate cost estimates are crucial to the effective realization of construction projects This research is aimed at examining the factors affecting accuracy of pre lender cost estimate in Abuja, with a view to improving the predictive ability of clients, consultants, and contra...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  5,688 engagements | 

  • 24. COMPARATIVE ASSESSMENT OF FACTORS AFFECTING COST OF INDUSTRIALIZED BUILDING AND ...

    »   ABSTRACT The main aim of this research work is to compare the factors affecting cost of industrialized building and conventional building system in Nigeria. The research method used in collecting data was through the use of questionnaire administered to construction professionals in Nigerian construction industry. Seventy questionnaires were administered and fifty five were returned with respon...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  5,899 engagements | 


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