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59 research outcomes, page 1 of 6
  • publication . Article . 2010
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Christopher J. Willis; Jeff H. Rankin;
    Publisher: Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia

    The newly developed Construction Industry Macro Maturity Model (CIM3) was used to measure the maturity of Guyana’s construction industry. The CIM3’s assessment provides a leading indication of performance by relating the maturity of a set of management and operation key...

  • publication . Article . 2006
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Edmundo Werna;
    Publisher: Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia

    The paper focuses on an initiative in progress of the International Labour Office, the Construction Action Programme. Such a programme is important as it provides a platform of social dialogue at the national level to discuss problems and to propose solutions related to...

  • publication . Article . 2015
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    K.J. Adogbo; A.D. Ibrahim; Y.M. Ibrahim;
    Publisher: Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia

    Previous research has indicated that women are significantly under-represented in the Nigerian construction industry and that female undergraduates face barriers that deter them from engaging in construction practice. This research examined the barriers faced by female ...

  • publication . Article . 2007
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Thanet Aksorn; B.H.W. Hadikusumo;
    Publisher: Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia

    To improve construction site safety, emphasis has been placed on the implementation of safety programs. In order to successfully gain from safety programs, factors that affect their improvement need to be studied. Sixteen critical success factors of safety programs were...

  • publication . Article . 2009
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Henry Mwanaki Alinaitwe;
    Publisher: Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia

    Engaging in lean construction efforts could prove to be highly rewarding for building firms in Uganda. However, lean construction is risky and can be disastrous if not properly managed. Lean production efforts in some other countries have not been successful due to the ...

  • publication . Article . 2010
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Bonaventure H.W. Hadikusumo; Oulawan Kulchartchai;
    Publisher: Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia

    The aim of this paper is to analyse the obstacles that prevent the development of a safety culture in Thailand’s large construction industry from various managerial points of view. Qualitative research methods were used by performing a series of semi-structured intervie...

  • publication . Article . 2006
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    George Ofori;
    Publisher: Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia

    The International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB) has launched an international initiative to revalue the construction industry. This paper considers a research agenda which can be adopted to provide the framework for the revaluing...

  • publication . Article . 2010
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    M.K. Alam; MD.R. Hasan;
    Publisher: Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia

    Haor is the local name of the saucer-shaped, naturally depressed areas of Bangladesh. There are 414 haors in the northeast region that comprise approximately 17% of the country. These areas are submerged under deep water from July to November due to the overflow of rive...

  • publication . Article . 2010
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Ahmad Hariza Hashim; Jasmine Lau Leby;
    Publisher: Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia

    It is important for a neighbourhood to provide a quality and good environment to ensure that inhabitants are able to live their lives in a satisfying way. There have been few attempts to investigate people’s perceptions about the places they currently live, especially w...

  • publication . Article . 2007
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Henry Mwanaki Alinaitwe, , and; Kristian Widén; Jackson Mwakali; Bengt Hansson;
    Publisher: Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia

    The construction industry has of recent been blamed for lack of innovation. Lack of innovation in the industry is believed to be responsible for the decreasing or stagnant levels of productivity in comparison with other industries. This paper reviews the major barriers ...

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