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  • 1. AN INVESTIGATION INTO DESIGN ERRORS AND ITS IMPACT ON INITIAL COST OF A CONSTRUC...

    » Abstract  Constructionandengineeringpractitionershavefounditincreasinglydifficulttolearnfromtheirmistakes,particularlywithregardtotheprevention,identificationand/orcontainmentofdesignerrors.Yet,designerrorshavebeentherootcauseofnumerouscatastrophicaccidentsthathaveresultedinthedeathandinjuryofworkersandmembersofthepublic.Thispaperexaminesandclassifiesthenatureoferroranddesignerrorcausationinconst...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  -1 engagements | 

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

    » ABSTRACT Housing in most countries of the world is an important economic sector and the manner in which resource are mobilized for has a major effect on the economy. Despite the knowledge of the importance of housing, ownership or accessibility to decent houses and mobilization of resources remain a problem in Nigeria. This project examines the effect of mortgage institution in the provision of af...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 3. THE REVIEW OF CHALLENGES AND PROSPECT OF PUBLIC PROCUREMENT ACT 2007 IN THE EXEC...

    » ABSTRACT In the public procurement system in Nigeria has over the years been abused leading to cost inflation, delay in project delivery, poor quality of work, and project abandonment. The aim of this study is to examine the impact of the due process policy on construction projects delivery in Nigeria. Data were collected using a structured questionnaire distributed to 52 random selections of cons...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 4. THE REVIEW OF CHALLENGES AND PROSPECT OF PUBLIC PROCUREMENT ACT 2007 IN THE EXE...

    » ABSTRACT In the public procurement system in Nigeria has over the years been abused leading to cost inflation, delay in project delivery, poor quality of work, and project abandonment. The aim of this study is to examine the impact of the due process policy on construction projects delivery in Nigeria. Data were collected using a structured questionnaire distributed to 52 random selections of cons...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  159 engagements | 

  • 5. 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 opinio...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  115 engagements | 

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

    »        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 o...Continue Reading »

    87 pages |  139 engagements | 

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

    »   ABSTRACTManagement 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 th...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  159 engagements | 

  • 8. THE PROSPECTS OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN ENHANCING HIGHER PRODUCTIVITY IN A...

    »   CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Management of human resources is that functions of the enterprises which provides for effective utilization of people to achieve both the objectives of the enterprises and satisfaction and development of employees. The survival of any organization depends on the proper management of its materials financial and human resources.The management of al...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  138 engagements | 

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

    »   ABSTRACTEffective 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 Const...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  148 engagements | 

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

    »   CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDYThe 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 ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  164 engagements | 

  • 11. 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...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  121 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 ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  136 engagements | 

  • 13. AN ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFECT OF ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE ON THE PERFORMANCE OF QUAN...

    »   CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDYOrganizational culture defines the way employees complete tasks and interact with each other in an organization. The cultural paradigm comprises various beliefs, values, rituals and symbols that govern the operating style of the people within a company. Corporate culture binds the workforce together and provides a direction for the company....Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  146 engagements | 

  • 14. THE ROLE OF LEGAL ASSESSMENT ON TENDER OF CONTRACTS IN NIGERIA

    »   CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDYIt is a paradox that Nigeria is a rich country inhabited by the poor. Her poverty profile in statistical figures according to a recent study indicates that Nigeria is poverty endemic. Poverty incidence increased between 1980 and 1985 and between 1992 and 1996. The trend also shows that there has been appreciable decrease in poverty rates betwee...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  157 engagements | 

  • 15. APPLICATION OF GEOINFORMATICS TECHNIQUES IN CONTROLLING FLOODING IN VULNERABLE R...

    »   Background to the StudyThe acronym GIS stands for geographic information system, it is a system which allows a capture, updating and displaying of a number of previously unconnected dataset bringing them into a common reference system for spatial analysis from which relationship can be identified and decisions made (Sowton 1991).                                 ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  170 engagements | 

  • 16. ANALYSIS OF THE IMPACT OF FEASIBILITY/VIABILITY STUDY ON CAPITAL PROJECT DEVELOP...

    »   CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDYUntil relatively recently, the discipline of development appraisal has remained the provenance of surveyors and developers. It largely been ignored by other participants in the development process, particularly planners, architects and construction specialists. This is now changing. Close attention is now paid to the feasibility and viability (a...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  199 engagements | 

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

    »   CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDYQuantity 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 |  218 engagements | 

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

    »   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY 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 product...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  182 engagements | 

  • 19. THE PROSPECT OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN ENHANCING HIGHER PRODUCTIVITY IN A ...

    »   CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Management of human resources is that functions of the enterprises which provides for effective utilization of people to achieve both the objectives of the enterprises and satisfaction and development of employees. The survival of any organization depends on the proper management of its materials financial and human resources.The management of al...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  160 engagements | 

  • 20. 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 recognize...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  151 engagements | 


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