ASSESSMENT OF CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES IN NIGERIA CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

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CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1    BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY A major concern of stakeholders (clients, consultants, contractors, e.t.c) in Nigerian construction industry is how to improve service delivery. Mitullah and Wachira (2003) have reported that the development of an efficient construction industry is an objective of policy in most countries. The construction industry is the pivot of […]

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CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN NIGERIAN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY: PROJECT MANAGERS’ VIEW

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CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   Background of the study Today‘s construction projects become more complex in nature. The complex,relational and lengthy process of designing and building makes construction a process in which disputes are virtually ensured. Furthermore, the involvement of multidisciplinary in the construction project also leads toconflicts among the parties. It seems that conflict and […]

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DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF ONLINE TRACKING PROJECT MANAGEMENT SOLUTION

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ABSTRACT Tracking system has been used since 1985, linking seemingly unrelated violent crime investigations and helping state and local law enforcement solve cases. This powerful and easy to use electronic case management software is designed to assist investigators in managing files from initial incident to court disclosure. The software features include: incident capture, case management, […]

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EFFECTIVE RESOURCE BUDGETING AS A TOOL FOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT

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CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION   1.1   Background of the study Increasing competition is continually pushing businesses towards more efficient processes, and slimmer margins. Highly capitalized industries have to ensure that their resources are used most effectively. Yet at the same time, businesses must adjust to rapidly changing customer requirements and supply chain conditions. The key to achieving operational […]

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THE IMPACT OF COMPUTER IN MATERIALS MANAGEMENT

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THE IMPACT OF COMPUTER IN MATERIALS MANAGEMENT   ABSTRACT This topic, the impact of computer in material management has been chosen in order to bring into focus, the explicit importance of computerization in business environment and contribution it makes to organisations. Chapter one embraces the introduction, background of the study, its statements of problem, objectives […]

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PROJECT COST CONTROL IN THE NIGERIAN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY (A CASE STUDY OF EL-ALAN CONSTRUCTION COMPANY LIMITED)

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PROJECT COST CONTROL IN THE NIGERIAN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY (A CASE STUDY OF EL-ALAN CONSTRUCTION COMPANY LIMITED) CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study In construction almost all clients are interested in obtaining gully functional facilities completed in time, cost, quality and scope. A builder who is able to construct within the estimated time and […]

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THE ROLE OF BUDGETING IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS MANAGEMENT

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THE ROLE OF BUDGETING IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS MANAGEMENT (A CASE STUDY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF UYO) CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION  1.1.    Background of the Study Budgeting is essentially concerned with planning. According to Hausen .O. (1990). Dr. Jones discovered, failure of plan, either formally or informally, can lead to financial disaster. Careful planning is vital to […]

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