Effect of Organizational Structures and Types of Construction on Perceptions of Factors Contributing to Project Failure in Pakistan

  • Uneb Gazder Department of Civil Engineering, NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi. Mehran
  • Raza Ali Khan Department of Civil Engineering, NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi.

Abstract

The construction industry is viewed as the regulator of national economy globally. Its importance in Pakistan has increased greatly because of the involvement of international funding agencies in infrastructure projects. The feasibility of such projects is largely dependent upon the satisfaction of multiple stakeholders. Hence, it is important to explore the factors considered by different construction organizations in evaluating the failure of their projects. This study focuses on providing a rating of factors affecting construction project failures in the construction industry of Karachi. In addition to that, difference in perception between professionals belonging to different construction projects and organizational structures has also been evaluated. The results of this study show that factors related to project planning and management are rated higher by professionals in general. Secondly, it was also observed that client satisfaction and its related factors were rated higher by organizations with projectbased management structures.

Published
Jan 1, 2018
How to Cite
GAZDER, Uneb; KHAN, Raza Ali. Effect of Organizational Structures and Types of Construction on Perceptions of Factors Contributing to Project Failure in Pakistan. Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, [S.l.], v. 37, n. 1, p. 12, jan. 2018. ISSN 2413-7219. Available at: <http://www.publications.muet.edu.pk/index.php/muetrj/article/view/108>. Date accessed: 22 may 2018. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.22581/muet1982.1801.11.
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