publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016

Assessment of Factors Affecting Labor Productivity on Road Construction Projects in Oromia Region, Bale Zone

Mengistu, Melese; Prof. Emer Tucay Quezon; Kebede, Getachew;
Open Access Old English
  • Published: 17 Nov 2016
  • Country: Ethiopia
Abstract
Road construction in Ethiopia is booming and radiating from Addis Ababa towards North-East and East-West directions to fulfill its long term development program. Transportation is a prime mover to all sectors in the country to uplift the economic activities of the populace in the locality. In most countries, experience and related literature have revealed that road construction labor costs accounted at 30-60% of the total cost of a project, depending on the terrain and source of materials, labor, and equipment to be utilized. Therefore, construction labor productivity plays a vital role in the performance and profitability of road construction projects. Road sec...
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free text keywords: Contractors, Economic and social development, Factors affecting labor productivity, Government role, Managerial skills, Road construction, Road sector
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016

Assessment of Factors Affecting Labor Productivity on Road Construction Projects in Oromia Region, Bale Zone

Mengistu, Melese; Prof. Emer Tucay Quezon; Kebede, Getachew;