Prediction of Client Support on Contractor Performance as a Critical Success Factor

Johnson Matu, Augustine Mwangi Gatotoh, James Mushori
2021 Journal of Building Construction and Planning Research  
The aim of this study was to assess the influence of client support on performance of contractors within the road construction industry in Kenya. The study adopted descriptive survey research design and correlation research design. The target population was 156 selected from road contractors, engineers working in road authorities, technical auditors and consultants in the road sector. Stratified and proportionate sampling techniques were employed in coming up with a sample size of 62
more » ... drawn from a target population of 156. From the simple linear regression conducted, the findings revealed that client support influences the performance of contractors in the road construction sector. Thus, we recommend that client support is highly needed to avoid issues such as delayed payment that would adversely affect performance of contractors in the road construction industry. This will subsequently lead to timely completion of roads, achieving cost effective and quality road projects.
doi:10.4236/jbcpr.2021.91007 fatcat:bf72pb325rcghj2pphm3kzxd3e