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Duties and Required Competencies of a Management Contractor

Calistus Ayegba
2018 Journal of Construction Business and Management  
One of the responses to the critical failings of separation of design and construction processes of traditional procurement system is the development of management contracting (MC) procurement system.  ...  for the selection of a management contractor.  ...  As well, in a Survey on construction industry indicators by the Construction Industry Development Board (cidb, 2014) management contracting system was indicated to be the second most used procurement system  ... 
doi:10.15641/jcbm.2.1.70 fatcat:ze3hcm42vjda7fpuzaucpwvhwm

Knowledge Model for Integrated Construction Project Management

Tomas Ginevičius, Artūras Kaklauskas, Paulius Kazokaitis
2011 Business: Theory and Practice  
The aim of research was to develop a Knowledge model for integrated construction project management by undertaking a complex analysis of economic, legal / regulatory, technical, technological, organizational  ...  A comprehensive research into the above research object required the application and integration of different knowledge management models and theories (community of practice, social network analysis, intellectual  ...  The main propositions of information theory are broadly applied in the development of knowledge management and intelligent systems for construction.  ... 
doi:10.3846/btp.2011.17 fatcat:ia6jyh5cnbb3hmu6tvsohix67y

Building Information Modeling (BIM) and the Construction Management Body of Knowledge [chapter]

Mehmet Yalcinkaya, David Arditi
2013 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
Methodology This study investigates whether the construction management body of knowledge is up to date relative to developments in BIM.  ...  The objective of this study is to investigate whether there is a need for updating the current construction management body of knowledge with respect to the emerging BIM technology, hence updating the  ...  [38] proposed a virtual construction site model to develop a decision support system for construction planning; Chau et al. [46] developed and implemented a 4D site management model for construction  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-41501-2_61 fatcat:ogjfpvhcfzaqrplax3qnqgv2ri

Knowledge Management in Composition of Construction Contracts

Eva Trinkūnienė, Vaidotas Trinkūnas
2014 Entrepreneurial Business and Economics Review  
A B S T R A C T Objective: The objective of this paper is to present a model which will allow knowledge management in construction contracts composition.  ...  Contribution & Value Added: In the following research, model of information system for construction contracts structural analysis (previously developed by the authors) is additionally developed by taking  ...  Knowledge management model for construction contracts information system Proposed model of knowledge management in forming construction contracts is presented in figure 4 .  ... 
doi:10.15678/eber.2014.020407 fatcat:ckwtjs6b55hrditzbmbev7yiwe

Construction project management through building contracts, a South African perspective

Hendri du Plessis, Pierre Oosthuizen
2018 Acta Structilia  
This article reviews construction project manage ment and building contracts in South Africa. It introduces general information and findings on the topic, forming part of a broader indepth study,  ...  Quality specifications in the contract provides for testing and commissioning, which shows similarity to the PM knowledge areas that include the development and implementation of a quality management system  ...  As a project manager, the contractor should develop and implement a qualitymanagement system with regard to planning, managing, and controlling the specifications as set out in the contract.  ... 
doi:10.18820/24150487/as25i1.6 fatcat:hfmo6qahefdgflvr45ugifv7au

Particulars of Implementation and Contract of Social Infrastructure

Keisuke Sumikawa
2003 Journal of Construction Management JSCE  
. 1) A GUIDE TO The Project Management Body of Knowledge, Project Management Institute, Standard Defense, R.A.Rubin et al., USA 5) FIDIC 4TH -A PRACTICAL LEGAL GUIDE, A Commentary on The International  ...  A project for the infrastructure proceeds stage-wise, 'identification stage' for plan & study and ' implementation stage' for design & construction.  ... 
doi:10.2208/procm.10.1 fatcat:iusr2ejshrfbblsqfnokmar23a

Software development outsourcing risk factors and severity level: An empirical investigation

Alawiyah Abd Wahab, Jamaiah Yahaya, Faudziah Ahmad, Siti Farina Zakaria, Abdul Razak Hamdan, Aziz Deraman
2018 International Journal of Engineering & Technology  
Although outsourcing can be very beneficial, it entails risks that could cause significant loss if organizations fail to identify and manage them.  ...  Software development outsourcing has become an important business strategy both in the public and private sectors not only in Malaysia but also worldwide.  ...  This research aims to develop a risk decision support algorithm for system development outsource.  ... 
doi:10.14419/ijet.v7i3.28.20955 fatcat:ymtrwzhoojfujniq2y5kej3kme

Key issues and challenges of risk management and insurance in China's construction industry

Junying Liu, Bingguang Li, Binshan Lin, Vanthuan Nguyen
2007 Industrial management & data systems  
Descriptive analysis is used for data analysis. Findings -It is found that cultural considerations inhibit proper implementation of risk management in China's construction industry.  ...  It is also found that the perception and attitude of contractors play an important role in developing risk management.  ...  Knowledge The lack of knowledge retention and communication has always been a serious problem for the construction industry.  ... 
doi:10.1108/02635570710734280 fatcat:sorwwzlvmzeq3aglpitiy3rqoe

Towards an integrated management support system for large clients

Mohan M. Kumaraswamy, Ekambaram Palaneeswaran, Thomas S. T. Ng, M. Motiar Rahman
2006 Journal of Information Technology in Construction  
This paper presents highlights from a co-ordinated cluster of ongoing Hong Kong based research initiatives that aims to develop an integrated Management Support System (MSS) framework for large clients  ...  Establishing suitably integrated management support systems for construction clients should be useful in targeting best value with reduced rework and wastages.  ...  Specific inputs from Client for Advanced Profiling Knowledge mining from documents MSS RESEARCH Case studies Knowledge MSS System Design using collaborative systems, Construction of Dynamic knowledge -  ... 
dblp:journals/itcon/KumaraswamyPNR06 fatcat:2ce5azwsqfan3embis2aqg7pfa

Procurement Strategies for Information Systems

Timo Saarinen, Ari P.J. Vepsäläinen
1994 Journal of Management Information Systems  
Specificity of system Constructed Composite of the following variables: Specificity of object system Extent of having existing systems as a basis for requirements Developer type Business knowledge Constructed  ...  Based on this information, the projects were classified into five categories: 16 internally developed systems, 8 projects employing a construction management strategy, 12 projects relying on a contracting  ... 
doi:10.1080/07421222.1994.11518045 fatcat:27vyedglnrfv3hkkcsqdodz6ki

Page 456 of American Society of Civil Engineers. Collected Journals Vol. 118, Issue CP4 [page]

1992 American Society of Civil Engineers. Collected Journals  
To meet this need a knowledge-based expert system (KBES) was developed for project management personnel involved in planning and administering DB construction projects.  ...  A knowledge-based expert system called DB ADVISOR has been developed by the writers to assist project managers in designing and administering DB con- tracts.  ... 

A Review and Classification of Integrated Project Delivery Implementation Enablers

Zahra Kahvandi, Ehsan Saghatforoush, Ahad ZareRavasan, Marina Lapa Viana
2020 Journal of Construction in Developing Countries  
In this sense, integrated project delivery is an emerging delivery system for construction projects; however, implementing this system requires some enablers to enhance its implementation.  ...  Additionally, the results of this study can be a proper roadmap to support developing countries to adopt the integrated project delivery approach for project developments.  ...  and maintenance contractors before designing Management support for changing the system Development of a knowledge management system The possibility of training working groups for cooperation 228/PENERBIT  ... 
doi:10.21315/jcdc2020.25.2.9 fatcat:3qcd6p7d2fdide6fqg2m55mgxi

The Choice and Accumulation of Decision-Making Data in Engineering Project Management

Liyi Ma, Wanhua Qiu
2007 Data Science Journal  
We propose to construct a knowledge management platform for engineering project management to realize the potential of the accumulated decision-making data and study data classification and knowledge management  ...  How to choose and accumulate these data to provide reference for newly-built projects in designing and building is a question that project superintendents face.  ...  programs; control systems; engineering construction standards; and tender documents and models for painting.  ... 
doi:10.2481/dsj.6.s831 fatcat:zvigtl2ibrchzp4ep4paotzx7a

A Qualitative Enquiry into Professional Project Management Practices in the Ghanaian Construction Industry

E. Kissi, D. K. Ahadzie, J. F. Cobbinah
2015 Engineering Management Research  
The findings of this study indicate that while theoretical knowledge exists, there is a lack of practical knowledge of the Professional Project Management among construction stakeholders.  ...  To this extent, Ghana has recently added an impetus to this popularity for the first time specifically mentioning and recognizing the title project managers (PMs) in the condition of contract for medium-sized  ...  Hence, according to respondents: "They were aware of the project management system via the condition of contract for medium-sized works in the making of a specific mention of the title project manager.  ... 
doi:10.5539/emr.v4n1p5 fatcat:oeeqrxyvcvbxlklxgijtec4qcy

The Integrated Management System for Project Quality, Safety and Environment: Pilot Study Research Findings of Developments in IMS

Alan Griffith, Khalid Bhutto
2004 International Journal of Construction Management  
It is clearly identified that there is a need for a broad and generic guiding framework for systems integration within construction to assist principal contracting organisations with future IMS developments  ...  A number of major principal contracting organisations in the UK are engaged in the process of developing and implementing combined systems or an IMS.  ...  Whereas in the 1990's quality systems certification had been considered sufficient to demonstrate a principal contractor's commitment to deliver a product or service, new standards for management systems  ... 
doi:10.1080/15623599.2004.10773052 fatcat:t6vt4aj7yngqlf5m2kgvvtpaka
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