Editorial
Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, July 18, 2014
Transaction costs incurred by construction owners
Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, July 17, 2014
AbstractPurpose - Transaction costs arise from economic exchange rather than production activities. However, the term "transaction cost" is not consistently defined in the construction industry because the concept of transaction cost is not universally accepted by all stakeholders in construction pr...
Critical failure factors of public-private partnership low-cost housing program in Thailand
Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, July 17, 2014
AbstractPurpose - Numerous studies to date have demonstrated the public-private partnership (PPP) project procurement method''s failure to deliver low-cost housing (LCH) to low-income groups (LIGs) in developing countries. The purpose of this paper is to investigate critical failure factors (CFFs), ...
Construction workplace discrimination: Experiences of ethnic minority operatives in Hong Kong construction sites
Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, July 17, 2014
AbstractPurpose - The construction industry has been criticized for cultural intolerance and its poor industrial image. The ethnically diverse construction workplace in Hong Kong (HK) is frequently noted as a place in which racial harassment and discrimination occurs. The purpose of this paper is to...
Identifying macro-environmental critical success factors and key areas for improvement to promote public-private partnerships in infrastructure: Indonesia''s pe...
Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, July 17, 2014
AbstractPurpose - The purpose of this paper is to identify macro-environmental critical success factors (CSFs) and key areas for improvement for public-private partnerships (PPP) in infrastructure development, using Indonesia as a case study. Design/methodology/approach - The methodology includes th...
Determining the relationship between conflict factors and performance of international construction projects
Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, July 17, 2014
AbstractPurpose - Conflict was recognized as a major cause of inefficiency and limited performance of construction projects. Factors pertaining to conflict in construction are vast; however, there have been less recognition of these factors in international construction projects. The purpose of this...
Employee job satisfaction in engineering firms
Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, July 17, 2014
AbstractPurpose - The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship among cultural values, using the dimension of power distance (PD), and employee job satisfaction in engineering firms in United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia. Design/methodology/approach - A well-known leading survey d...
Transaction costs incurred by construction owners
Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, June 26, 2014
AbstractPurpose - Transaction costs arise from economic exchange rather than production activities. However, the term "transaction cost" is not consistently defined in the construction industry because the concept of transaction cost is not universally accepted by all stakeholders in construction pr...
Critical failure factors of public-private partnership low-cost housing program in Thailand
Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, June 26, 2014
AbstractPurpose - Numerous studies to date have demonstrated the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) project procurement method's failure to deliver Low-Cost Housing (LCH) to Low-Income Groups (LIGs) in developing countries. This research aims to investigate Critical Failure Factors (CFFs), and how the...
Construction workplace discrimination: experiences of ethnic minority operatives in Hong Kong construction sites
Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, June 26, 2014
AbstractPurpose - The construction industry has been criticized for cultural intolerance and its poor industrial image. The ethnically diverse construction workplace in Hong Kong (HK) is frequently noted as a place in which racial harassment and discrimination occurs. This paper explores the discrim...
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