A review of integrated risk management infrastructure megaprojects in Malaysia

Ahmad Akem Mohamad Said, Saipol Bari Abd Karim, Imran Ariff Yahya, Mohd Suhaimi Mohd Danuri, Faizul Azli Mohd Rahim, Mohammed Ali Berawi, Mohd Amirul Nazri Ismail

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Malaysia has advance on numerous major infrastructure projects which aims at enhancing infrastructure connectivity and boosting investment among countries. Meanwhile, megaprojects are a completely different class of project requires different interpretation and management of risks, extremely complex and costly infrastructure project, had massive implications for the country's fiscal standing and are not industry or sector specific but extend across an institutional field. The risks appear in megaprojects due to its complexity will be exacerbate especially to the Malaysian economy presuming that no proper action is taken. This paper provides an overview of the basic concepts of the practices of megaproject risk management process by evaluating the management of risks in various infrastructure project organizations in Malaysia. This paper hoped to contribute to the industry through the conceptual of megaproject risk management procedure to be used as basis for the government and the private parties and as best practice to reassess the management of megaprojects risks, particularly in infrastructure development.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)35-48
Number of pages14
JournalMalaysian Construction Research Journal
Issue number1 Special issue
Publication statusPublished - 2020


  • Conceptual
  • Infrastructure
  • Life cycle
  • Megaproject
  • Project risk management


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