publication . Part of book or chapter of book . Conference object . 2012

Adaption of structured analysis design techniques methodology for construction project planning

Agyekum-Mensah, G; Knight, A; Pasquire, C;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2012
  • Publisher: ARCOM, Association of Researchers in Construction Management
  • Country: Italy
The construction industry has been heavily criticised by researchers and governmental organisations for its performance especially excessive delay. Ballard and Howell (2003) indicated that only about 50% of the tasks on weekly work plans are completed by the end of the plan week. This is a result of a lack of either effective project planning or effective production control. It therefore seems the traditional approach of planning is insufficient to meet the current demand and complexity of construction projects. This paper proposes to critically evaluate the adaptation of Structured Analysis Design Techniques (SADT) methodology as a tool for project planning. SA...
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