Improving construction project performance using quality and value management

Mohammed Ali Berawi, Bambang Susantono, Hamzah Abdul-Rahman, Sesmiwati, Herawati Zetha Rahman, Mustika Sari

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Abstract

Construction industry plays a substantial role in a country's national economy, irrespective of the country's levels of economic development. Unfortunately, the issue of inefficiency and lack of quality in construction projects have been a major concern for construction industry players. Responding to this situation, this research is addressed a need to improve construction project performance using quality management (QM) and value management (VM) approaches. This research is employed the integration of design, construction and post construction stages in order to support holistic views on construction projects scenarios. This research employs a quantitative approach through a questionnaire survey distributed to construction industry stakeholders. The questionnaire consists of three parts discussion include : The identification of critical success factors and barriers existed in each construction stage in building projects, identification of additional functions in building projects, and total investment cost for building project. As the significant findings, this research evaluates how the understanding of quality and its process is perceived and identifies the expected additional functions that can be applied to deliver efficiency and more value-added construction projects.

Original languageEnglish
Pages71-79
Number of pages9
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2012
EventInternational Conference on Value Engineering and Management: Innovation in the Value Methodology, ICVEM 2012 - Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Duration: 6 Dec 20127 Dec 2012

Conference

ConferenceInternational Conference on Value Engineering and Management: Innovation in the Value Methodology, ICVEM 2012
CountryHong Kong
CityHong Kong
Period6/12/127/12/12

Keywords

  • Construction project
  • Innovation
  • Performance
  • Quality management
  • Value management

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