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  • 1. PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF PRIMARY HEALTH CARE (PHC) BUILDINGS

    » ABSTRACT     Existing studies have established that the physical characteristics of buildings have significant influence on occupants’ satisfaction. However, studies has shown that the conventional ways that public hospital buildings in Nigeria are designed have contributed to stress, depression and anxieties because of loss of privacy, control over eating and sleeping times, and noise. And in...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  296 engagements | 

  • 2. MODELLING BUILDING CONSTRUCTION DURATIONS IN NIGERIA

    » ABSTRACT     Following widespread acceptance by researchers that the effects of qualitative/managerial construction time influencing factors need to be considered in project scope based construction time predicting models, several multivariate models combining project scope and qualitative/managerial factors have been developed. However, it has been shown in literature that the applicability of ...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  212 engagements | 

  • 3. FRAMEWORK FOR DETERMINING PERFORMANCE OF CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS IN NORTHERN NIGER...

    » ABSTRACT     Several researches have been carried out in order to develop frameworks for determining performance of construction projects which were mostly based on Traditional criteria (i.e. cost, time and quality) only. And researches have highly criticized the use of traditional criteria only while determining construction project performance due to its inadequacy. However, literature has nev...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  187 engagements | 

  • 4. EMPIRICAL DETERMINATION OF LABOUR OUTPUT FOR FLOOR SCREED AND TILE FINISHES FOR ...

    » ABSTRACT   There is dearth of information on output level of building operatives in Nigeria, consequently, the output constants currently used for preparation of construction estimates are remnants of British colonial heritage or derived from untested experiences. Therefore this study aims at empirically determining output constants for floor finishes (screeds and tiles) for building project in A...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  172 engagements | 

  • 5. DETERMINATION OF LABOUR OUTPUT ON WINDOWS AND DOORS FIXING

    » ABSTRACT     A major element in the success of the construction industry is the accuracy in construction project estimates. Previous researches have shown that most of the output constants used by estimators in the Nigerian construction industry are either derived from experience or are remnants of British colonial heritage. Hence, non uniform outputs are widely used. The research is aimed at us...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  185 engagements | 

  • 6. ASSESSMENT OF ORGANISATIONAL LEADERSHIP FOR KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT PRACTICE IN THE...

    » ABSTRACT   The Nigeria Construction Industry (NCI) is characterised as slow to innovation and lacks the capacity to deliver when juxtaposed with other developing countries with similar developmental challenges at about the 1970s; despite the industry state in Nigeria, researches have continued to suggest ways of improving service delivery in the industry. One of such ways is the massive campaigni...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  125 engagements | 

  • 7. ASSESSMENT OF KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT CAPABILITIES OF THE NIGERIAN QUANTITY SURVEYI...

    »   ABSTRACT   Knowledge Management (KM) capabilities provide the supportive structure required to share knowledge within the context in which it is required in an organizations. Previous researches have shown that at least more than half of failed KM initiatives and the problem of ineffective KM occur as a result of firms not assessing their capabilities before implementing KM program. This resea...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  143 engagements | 

  • 8. APPRAISAL OF STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT PRACTICE IN TERTIARY EDUCATION TRUST FUND (T...

    » ABSTRACT   Several researchers have identified the importance of managing stakeholders as major criteria for determining project success. Project success has now extended beyond completing projects within budgets, schedule and set standards as traditionally viewed. Satisfying key stakeholders is another criteria used in evaluating project success, thus stakeholder management is an important aspec...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  120 engagements | 

  • 9. AN EMPIRICAL DETERMINATION OF LABOUR OUTPUT FOR WALL TILES

    » ABSTRACT   Productivity is one of the important elements in construction planning and scheduling. However, construction industries in Nigeria are currently lacking in data with regard to productivity of the building’s construction activities especially in tiling works. The focus of the study was to use work study approach to empirically establish labour output for wall tiles for the Nigeria con...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  161 engagements | 

  • 10. AN EMPIRICAL DETERMINATION OF LABOUR OUTPUT FOR PAINTING IN THE NIGERIAN CONSTRU...

    » ABSTRACT   Research has shown that construction labour output is crucial to the success of construction projects. However, existing labour output used for the preparation of construction estimates in Nigeria are outputs derived from untested experiences. The focus of this study is to use the work study approach to empirically establish labour output for painting activities for the Nigeria constru...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  122 engagements | 

  • 11. AN ASSESSMENT OF USER SATISFACTION WITH PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP (PPP) PROJECT...

    »   ABSTRACT   Government at all levels are forced to prioritise and restrict public expenditures due to budget deficits and the inefficient management of large infrastructure projects. Due to the shortage of resources for healthcare delivery leading to decline in the quality of care, there is considerable interest in PPP initiatives for the provision of finance and management of health care to or...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  149 engagements | 

  • 12. AN ASSESSMENT OF THE NIGERIAN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY’S READINESS TO ADOPT VALUE...

    » ABSTRACT   Value management is widely accepted as a technique in achieving value for money. In accordance with the stipulation of the Public Procurement Act in Nigeria that value for money practices should be followed in procuring public assets and services, this study aims to assess the Nigerian construction industry’s readiness to adopt value management process. Through a survey, a total numb...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  139 engagements | 

  • 13. AN APPRAISAL OF THE CAREER EXPERIENCES OF PROFESSIONAL WOMEN IN THE NIGERIAN CON...

    » ABSTRACT   The construction industry by its nature is male dominated and the low level of participation of women within it has attracted a lot of attention globally. In recent years, the industry recorded a slight increase in women participation but this is still insufficient to meet the challenges faced by the Industry on a daily basis. This research therefore investigates the positive career as...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  114 engagements | 

  • 14. AN APPRAISAL OF PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT PRACTICE OF CONSTRUCTION FIRMS IN ANIGER...

    » ABSTRACT   Performance measurement is crucial to the construction industry in order to improve the performance of the industry and most importantly achieve continuous improvement. The traditional approach to performance measurement has been criticised severally resulting to an evolution that brought about contemporary performance measurement frameworks. These frameworks have been adopted by sever...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  120 engagements | 

  • 15. RISK IDENTIFICATION AND ASSESSMENT IN HOUSING DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS USING ANALYTI...

    » CHAPTER ONE       1.0              INTRODUCTION   1.1              Background to the Study   The Construction industry in Nigeria, although generally accepted as very active, is relatively small contributing only about 1.8% to 3% to the Nigeria‟s Gross Domestic Product (NBS, 2013). The industry provides employment opportunity to teeming millions of the country‟...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  169 engagements | 

  • 16. EMPIRICAL DETERMINATION OF LABOUR OUTPUTS FOR BLOCK LAYING

    » ABSTRACT   The source and nature of output constants used for preparation of construction estimates should be accurate and reliable for the client to have confidence on the prepared estimates. This research is focused on using time study approach to empirically determine the outputs of block laying work items inconstruction industry. The study reviewed BESMM3 and surveyed possible block work ite...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  94 engagements | 

  • 17. AN APPRAISAL OF THE READINESS OF NIGERIAN BUILDING CONSULTING FIRMS TO ADOPT LEA...

    » ABSTRACT     Studies have shown that construction projects are susceptible to problems such as low productivity, poor safety, inferior working conditions, insufficient quality, lack of timely communication and coordination amongst project stakeholders, and rising litigation. The adoption of lean construction principles within the manufacturing and other industries had led to notable improvement ...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  108 engagements | 

  • 18. AN APPRAISAL OF FACTORS MILITATING AGAINST THE EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION OF FORMA...

    » ABSTRACT     Non utilization of Formal Risk Management Techniques in project delivery by the project team has been identified as one the causes of project failure This prompts the question ‘what factors are responsible?’ This study therefore first presents Risk management in project delivery as it relates to an integrated project team as well as internal issues. It then focuses on formal Ris...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  115 engagements | 

  • 19. DEVELOPING A HARMONISED FRAMEWORK FOR CONSTRUCTION CRAFT SKILLS TRAINING IN NIGE...

    » ABSTRACT   Several studies on construction craft skills have identified a number of problems including ineffective training as responsible for shortages of craftsmen in the construction industry. In Nigeria, the problem of training craftsmen has been attributed to lack of a harmonised training framework. This research therefore examined existing training frameworks in craft skills training instit...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  114 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 variabl...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  882 engagements | 


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