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By Atosa Joudia, Ingrid Børset Breivika, Paulos Wondimubc, Leif Daniel Houcka November 2018 Infrastructure projects are increasing in project sizes and complexity. The high number of delays, budget overruns, disputes and claims experienced in the infrastructure industry demonstrates a need for change. As a...

By Nguyen Le December 2017 Abstract This paper provides a literature review assessing the performance and issues of delivering construction services in the Vietnam Construction Industry (VCI). The research also explores a potential solution that could improve the performance of the VCI. The...

By Alfredo O. Rivera, PhD and Jacob S. Kashiwagi, PhD, Dean T. Kashiwagi December 2017 Abstract Traditional project management (PM) results have been poor. The practices of direction and control have been identified by deductive logic as problematic. Deductive logic identifies that, if...

By Majed Alzara, Mohammed Algahtany, Jacob S. Kashiwagi, Abdulrahman Al-Tassan, Dean Kashiwagi December 2017 Abstract Public projects in Saudi Arabia have faced performance issues. The primary procurement system used in Saudi Arabia (low-bid) does not consider the contractors’ performance. A case study conducted...

By Mohsen Shahandashti, Baabak Ashuri, Mehdi Tavakolan March 2017 Abstract Transportation agencies and most notably State Departments of Transportation (State DOTs) sponsor various research projects to enhance the state of transportation in a wide range of impact areas, such as safety, environmental sustainability,...

By Yue Choong KOG March 2017 Abstract A literature research was conducted and identified ten studies reporting major delay factors for construction projects in Ghana. All these studies are based on self-administered questionnaire survey of views and perception of project participants. Over forty...

By David Gastelum March 2017 Abstract Construction industry performance (schedule, budget, and customer satisfaction) has not improved over the last 20 years. This investigation proposes that academic/industry research using actual project data may have more impact on improving industry performance than traditional survey-based...