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  • 1. INVESTIGATION INTO THE EFFECTIVENESS OF TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT (TQM) IN THE NI...

    » ABSTRACT The complex nature of the construction project and the unstable nature of Nigerian economy result in cost escalation of construction materials and equipments and untimely completion of project make it necessary to employ the use of project management practices Nigeria. Investigations were carried out through administration of questionnaire and data were collected from professionals firms,...Continue Reading »

    64 pages |  7 engagements | 

  • 2. COMPARATIVE ASSESSMENT OF FACTORS AFFECTING COST OF INDUSTRIALIZED BUILDING AND ...

    » ABSTRACT The main aim of this research work is to compare the factors affecting cost of industrialized building and conventional building system in Nigeria. The research method used in collecting data was through the use of questionnaire administered to construction professionals in Nigerian construction industry. Seventy questionnaires were administered and fifty five were returned with response ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  7 engagements | 

  • 3. AS-BUILT SURVEY OF MEDIUM DENSITY LAYOUT

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION As built survey has been an essential element in the development of the human environment since the beginning of recorded history. It is performed to verify that a particular improvement on a parcel of land has been built according to the proposed design plans, specifications and setback requirement. It shows how any field change made during construction fit the overal...Continue Reading »

    53 pages |  7 engagements | 

  • 4. A STUDY OF QUANTITY SURVEYOR'S PERCEPTION ON FACILITY IN THE NIGER DELTA AREA OF...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study Construction of a project consists of the integration of professionals, contractors and client(s) and the other participants, manufacturers, suppliers and government bodies. Walker (2002) affirmed that construction industry is essentially a service industry whose responsibility is to convert the plan and specifications prepared by engineers and/or a...Continue Reading »

    76 pages |  7 engagements | 

  • 5. INVESTIGATION INTO THE ADOPTION OF KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT (KM) IN THE NIGERIAN IND...

    » ABSTRACT The main Aim of this research is to investigate the Adoption of knowledge management in the Nigeria construction industry. The research examined the area of the construction industry that will improve as a result of the contribution of knowledge management. Data for the analysis were collected through questionnaire Administration on construction professionals. 60questionnaires where admin...Continue Reading »

    76 pages |  8 engagements | 

  • 6. A STUDY ON THE TRENDS IN BUILDING COST IN NIGERIA

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION The dictionary definition of trends simply means “to move or extend in a specific direction” (Long Man Family Dictionary) also trends simply means “a general direction in which a situation is changing or developing” (Advance Learner’s Dictionary). Leaning on, this definition of “trends” thus the subject matter “trends in ...Continue Reading »

    53 pages |  8 engagements | 

  • 7. AN INVESTIGATION INTO DESIGN ERRORS AND IT'S IMPACT ON INITIAL COST OF A CONSTRU...

    » CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDYWhen asked to define "design error," not all disciplines in the construction process agree on a common definition. Depending on which discipline you address, the owner, the designer or the contractor there will be a common understanding surrounded by varied conclusions, "a mistake." From the basic definitions of "design" and "error" we conclude th...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 8. THE EFFECT OF TECHNOLOGY IN THE FIELD OF QUANTITY SURVEYING AND HOW IT AFFECT CO...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY The construction industry has recently witnessed a paradigm shift from traditional paper based method of service delivery to electronic information exchange using Information Technology (IT), at least in the western world like UK. It is now evident that the adoption of Information Technology can enhance construction productivity and improve comm...Continue Reading »

    64 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 9. THE EFFECT OF EFFECTIVE CONTRACT PLANNING ON CONTRACTORS.

    » ABSTRACT Effective contract planning in construction projects is not only crucial to attainment of project objectives but necessary if project failure is to be avoided, losses minimised and profitability enhanced by the Contractor. While research has shown general low usage of formal and effective contract planning in the UAE, Hong Kong, Kuwait, UK and Ghana, the practices used by Nigerian Constru...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  7 engagements | 

  • 10. THE EFFECT OF TIMELY DELIVERY OF CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS ON THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPME...

    » CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDYTime impacts are inevitable on construction projects, primarily because of the uniqueness of each project and the limited resources of time and money that can be spent on planning, executing and delivering the project. Time factors are inherent in all of project construction’s undertakings. Construction projects have long been r...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  9 engagements | 

  • 11. THE EFFECT OF MOTIVATION OF LABOUR, COST AND PRODUCTIVITY ON NIGERIAN CONSTRUCTI...

    » BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Â Human resource management is of strategic importance when it comes to industries that are labour intensive like construction industry. The effective management of human resource is the key towards achieving the higher construction workforce productivity thus accomplishing the construction projects within their predefined limits. The bond between motivation and produ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  7 engagements | 

  • 12. A STUDY OF QUANTITY SURVEYOR'S PERCEPTION ON FACILITY MANAGEMENT IN THE NIGER DE...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study Construction of a project consists of the integration of professionals, contractors and client(s) and the other participants, manufacturers, suppliers and government bodies. Walker (2002) affirmed that construction industry is essentially a service industry whose responsibility is to convert the plan and specifications prepared by engineers and/or a...Continue Reading »

    76 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 13. AN INVESTIGATION INTO RISK MANAGEMENT PRACTICES AMONGST QUANTITY SURVEYORS IN TH...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Quantity surveying is concerned with controlling and managing construction projects. The Nigerian construction industry is faced with uncertainties. With construction targets not being met and high rate of abandoned construction projects, there is great need for proper risk assessment and implementation. Managing risks in construction projects h...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  8 engagements | 

  • 14. EFFECT OF POPULATION GROWTH ON LAND RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT.

    » ABSTRACT This study is focused on the “effect of population growth on land resources development”. A case study in Aba urban of Abia state. It is a comprehensive research on the course of population growth problems, and benefits of the growth on land development. There is no doubt that at present, there is link between development and population growth. However, the fact that the two o...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 15. A SURVEY OF THE EFFECT OF MORTGAGE INSTITUTIONS IN THE PROVISION OF AFFORDABLE A...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY: Housing provides more than shelter for man because it encompasses all social services and utilities that are needed for a livable environment in order for any community to be worth living in housing accepted in man’s hierarchy of need to be next to food. Odetundun (1995) affirmed that housing in most countries of he world was an impor...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 16. ASSESSMENT OF THE IMPACT OF WORK ENVIRONMENT ON THE PRODUCTIVITY OF CONSTRUCTION...

    » ABSTRACT Management has a great effect on the job site performance of construction skilled workers. This paper discusses "An assessment of the impact of work environment on the construction skilled workers in Imo State, Nigeria. It was carried out with the aim of assessing the efficiency and productivity of skilled workers on construction environment. The questionnaires and field approach was the ...Continue Reading »

    76 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 17. AS-BUILT SURVEY OF MEDIUM LAYOUT.

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION As built survey has been an essential element in the development of the human environment since the beginning of recorded history. It is performed to verify that a particular improvement on a parcel of land has been built according to the proposed design plans, specifications and setback requirement. It shows how any field change made during construction fit the overal...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 18. THE EFFECT OF TECHNOLOGY IN THE FIELD OF QUANTITY SURVEYING AND HOW IT AFFECT CO...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDYThe construction industry ha />The construction industry ha />The construction industry haft from traditional paper based method of service delivery to electronic information exchange using Information Technology (IT), at least in the western world like UK. It is now evident that the adoption of Information Technology can enhance constructi...Continue Reading »

    53 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 19. THE EFFECT OF EFFECTIVE CONTRACT PLANNING ON CONTRACTORS PROFIT.

    » ABSTRACT Effective contract planning in construction projects is not only crucial to attainment of project objectives but necessary if project failure is to be avoided, losses minimised and profitability enhanced by the Contractor. While research has shown general low usage of formal and effective contract planning in the UAE, Hong Kong, Kuwait, UK and Ghana, the practices used by Nigerian Constru...Continue Reading »

    64 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 20. AN ANALYSIS OF THE TRENDS OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT INFLOWS IN THE NIGERIAN C...

    » ABSTRACT The construction sector occupies a focal position in the economy of any nation because it is an important contributor to the process of development (Aje, 2008). In the conduct of economic activities, the construction sector is always used by government as the stimulus for the buoyancy of the economy (Akindoyemi, 2011). The construction industry is therefore a critical factor or variable o...Continue Reading »

    64 pages |  6 engagements |