Barriers to the Uptake of Concurrent Engineering in the Nigerian Construction Industry

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Nathaniel Anny Aniekwu; Anthony C. Igboanugo;
(2012)
  • Publisher: InTech
  • Journal: International Journal of Engineering Business Management,volume 4,issue Godište 2012 (issn: 1847-9790, eissn: 1847-9790)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5772/51607
  • Subject: Management. Industrial management | HD28-70 | Developing Countries; Concurrent Engineering; Kendall’s Coefficient of Concordance; Severity Index

It is the consensus of scholars that the productivity of the construction industry is very low when compared with other industries. Concurrent Engineering (CE), which has a primary goal of reducing the total time from designing a product to releasing it into the market,... View more
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