publication . Article . 2012

Analysis of Conflict Centers in Projects Procured with Traditional and Integrated Methods in Nigeria

Martin O. Dada;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jul 2012 Journal: Journal of Engineering (issn: 2221-6529, eissn: 2223-8379, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: De Gruyter Poland
Abstract
Conflicts in any organization can either be functional or dysfunctional and can contribute to or detract from the achievement of organizational or project objectives. This study investigated the frequency and intensity of conflicts, using five conflict centers, on projects executed with either the integrated or traditional method in Nigeria. Questionnaires were administered through purposive and snowballing techniques on 274 projects located in twelve states of Nigeria and Abuja. 94 usable responses were obtained. The collected data were subjected to both descriptive and inferential statistical analysis. In projects procured with traditional methods, conflicts r...
Subjects
free text keywords: Conflict centers, integrated procurement, traditional procurement, Industrial engineering. Management engineering, T55.4-60.8
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