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evaluation of Productivity and management practice in the Iranian construction industry.

Mahmood Zakeri

evaluation of Productivity and management practice in the Iranian construction industry.

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Published by University of Wolverhampton in Wolverhampton .
Written in English

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Dissertation (Ph.D.) - University of Wolverhampton, 1996.

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Open LibraryOL19353118M

  In this paper, it’s reviewed the concept and methods of measuring productivity construction and the most important factors affecting on productivity. In addition, the most important applications of techniques (Multiple Linear Regression (MLR), Artificial Neural Network (ANN), and support vector machine techniques (SVM)) in the construction productivity by: 1. Keywords: total quality management, construction industry, survey. 1. INTRODUCTION The chronic problems of the construction industry are well known: low productivity, poor health and safety, inferior working conditions, and inadequate quality [1]. Great amount of time, money and resources, both human and material, are wasted each year in theFile Size: KB. The construction industry experiences high injury and fatality rates and is far from achieving a zero-injury goal. Thus, effective safety management systems are critical to ongoing efforts to improve safety. An appropriate definition of safety management systems is required, and the elements included in a safety management system should be identified to be used by practitioners to improve by: 4. EE-Evaluation Engineering eFinanse EFTA Bulletin (Switzerland) Egg Industry Egypt Oil & Gas Iranian Journal of Management Studies Iranian Journal of Medical Sciences Management Research and Practice Managing the Guest Experience in Hospitality Manavi Newsletter.

Study of Quality Management in Construction Industry umar1 Student, ME – CEM, Erode Builder Educational Trust’s Group of Institutions, Kangayam, India 1 Abstract- Construction industry plays an important role in the development of any country. The development of construction industry depends on theFile Size: KB.

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evaluation of Productivity and management practice in the Iranian construction industry. by Mahmood Zakeri Download PDF EPUB FB2

Findings: The mean total productivity during all years of the study waswhich indicates the improvement in their overall productivity.

The results, over the year period, indicated that the range of productivity changes in pharmaceutical companies, that were. Construction Management, Vol. 2, FACTORS AFFECTING MANAGEMENT MOTIVATION IN THE IRANIAN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY: A SURVEY OF SITE MANAGERS Silas B.

Yisa, Gary D. Holt and Mahmood Zakeri School of Engineering and the Built Environment, University of Wolverhampton, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, West Midland, WV1 1SB, United Kingdom.

The US Dept of Labor does not publish labour productivity data for the construction industry because it has low confidence in the reliability of the price indices used to estimate real output.

Statistics Canada, however, does publish labour productivity for construction. 8 A Primer on Productivity: Measuring Input (Resources Used). Deployment of sub-contractors by construction firms has become largely conventional in country's construction projects. The aims of this paper is defined as determining the factors and grounds affecting sub-contractors productivity and evaluate their overall negative side effects on project productivity via a structured by: in Iranian construction projects", International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Vol.

64 Iss 6 pp. 81 1 - Permanent link to this document. Evaluation of productivity in Iranian pharmaceutical companies: A DEA-based Malmquist approach and panel data anal ysis Mehdi Varmaghani 1,2, Amir Hashemi Meshkini 1,2, Farshad Farzadfar 2.

The findings will also be useful for effective management of all types of construction projects, thus helping to raise the overall level of productivity in the construction industry.

The findings from this study would be valuable for all building professionals in : $ Productivity in the construction industry has been on the decline for over a decade. Because of its influence, overall productivity is best equated with labor productivity. The effective utilization of labor must be increased if productivity is to be improved.

A New Model for Productivity Evaluation in Construction by New Insight Into the Baseline Productivity (Case Study) Abdulrahman Gavili 1 * and Mohammad Mehdi Mortaheb 1 1 Civil Engineering Dept, Sharif University of Technology, Iran.

88 Productivity Evaluation of Iranian Insurance Industry Fecher et al. () studied the French insurance industry for 84 life and non-lifecompanies. They used a DEA and a parametric Cobb-Douglas model.

They estimated DEA model in three versions, including aggregate gross premiums,gross premiums in three branches (civil liability, fire. The aim of this study is to apply a recently proposed model of motivation based on expectancy theory to site-based workers in the construction context and confirm the validity of this model for the construction industry.

The study drew upon data from site-based construction workers in Iran to test the proposed model of motivation. To this end, the structural equation modelling (SEM. Performance measurement systems Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) is the UK construction industry's response to Egan’s report (Construction Industry Task Force, ) to measure project performances, based on 10 identified Size: 52KB.

A review of the theory and measurement techniques of productivity in the construction industry Malcolm Abbott and Gerard de Valence Introduction The rate of growth of productivity in Australia, the United Kingdom, the United States and other major economies in Cited by: 1.

Change Management and Change Process Model for the Iranian Construction Industry * A. Gharaee Moghaddam Construction Management, CASS Business School, London, UK ABSTRACT: Changes are inevitable in construction projects.

They could lead to disruptive impacts on the quality, labor productivity and value of projects. Goodrum, P, Haas C. Long-term impact of equipment technology on labor productivity in the U.S. Construction Industry at the activity level.

Journal of Construction Engineering and Management p 4. Al-Saleh, H. Improving construction productivity in Saudi Arabia The 4th Saudi Engineering Conference by: 5. A study conducted with the aim of identifying factors affecting motivation of Iranian construction operatives is reported.

Data were collected through a structured questionnaire survey. Utilising the relative index ranking technique, the identified factors were Cited by:   Abstract.

Construction is the world's largest and most challenging industry. Human resource today has a strategic role for productivity increase of any organization, and this makes it superior in the industrial competition, Productivity is one of the most important factors that affect overall performance of any small or medium or large construction : Behnam Neyestani.

measures, Case Study: Partnering in Iranian construction industry Sogand MohammadHasanzadeha*, Mujtaba Hosseinalipourb, MohammadReza Hafezic aM.S Student in Project and Construction Management, Shahid Beheshti University,Tehran, Iran Project and Construction Management (The Vice president of Iranian Project Management Association.

common construction issues; however, the uptake of risk management within the Iranian construction industry, as in many developing nations, is limited. This study explored why RM is not used through a questionnaire survey of 90 professionals in the Iranian construction by: 4. Training, motivation, and performance: The case of human resource management in construction projects in Mashhad, Iran Amin Akhavan Tabassi*, A.H.

Abu Bakar School of Housing, Building and Planning, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang, Malaysia. Trends in Construction Lost Productivity Claims Contractors and subcontractors, Labor, Quality control, Construction management, Claims, Construction methods, Owners Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice.

Vol.Issue 3 (July ). The construction projects HSE performance evaluation 23 subcontractors. Sawacha et al. () declared that the top five important issues found to be associated with site safety were: (1) management talk on safety, (2) provision of safety booklets, (3) provision of safety equipment, (4) providing safety environment, and (5) appointing a trained.

productivity of labour on the site and will lead to large amounts of unproductive and wasted time (Makulsawaudom and Emsley,Alinaitwe et al., ).

This has been recognised as a rampant issue in Iranian construction context (Zakeri et al.,Ghoddousi and Hosseini, ). Previous studies in Iran have acknowledged the effects of. Critical Success Factors of Total Quality Management and their impact on Performance of Iranian Automotive Industry am1, Rouhollah Mojtahedzadeh1+, izhi2 1Specialist at Faculty of Management, Multimedia University, Cyberjaya,Malaysia 1+PhD candidate at Faculty of Management, Multimedia University, Cyberjaya,Malaysia.

Identifying the most critical project complexity factors using Delphi method: the Iranian construction industry Pages Download PDF. Authors: Mohammad Mehdi Mozaffari, Safar Fazli, Ali Sedaghat-Seresht. DOI: / Keywords: Construction industry, Delphi method, Project complexity.

human resource management productivity is not satisfactory in the mentioned company, so this study is felt to be necessary in the current population.

Today, productivity is so important in the process of Iranian society development that without considering it. Diagnostic Assessment of Management Processes: A Study on Iranian Industries Despite the long history of the practice of management, it was almost a century Managers are supposed to make sure that,goals such as productivity are followed and attained.

Koontz and Weihrich () defined management broadly as the practice of creating and. The Relevance of Project Management Best Practice i Abstract Professional project management associations have produced practice standards that may be used by practitioners, professional services firms and clients.

This research was undertaken to explore the relevance of these professional project management practice standards (PPMPS). management office performance in Iranian construction industry.

The theoretical basis is extracted from the literature, and a field research is conducted for examining factors in Iranian construction industry. The parametric t-test is used to identify key factors, and the interpretive structuralAuthor: Mahmoud Ershadi, Reza Atashfaraz.

STUDYING THE EFFECT OF KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT ON EMPLOYEES’ INNOVATION AND PRODUCTIVITY IN IRANIAN OIL TERMINALS COMPANY Abdulrahim 1Karimi, *Hassan Soltani2 and Mohammad Kheiri2 1Department of Management, QeshmInternational Branch Islamic Azad University, Iran 2Department of Management, Science and Research Branch Islamic Azad University.

The intense competition between the Iranian construction companies has led them to take all appropriate measures to decrease the costs as much as possible. Hence, due to the pivotal role of human resources in construction projects cost, a major part of Iranian construction companies seek their profitability and survival in maximizing the productivity of their by: documents) for increasing total productivity of governmental organizations and as a goal of Iranian vision inthe total productivity share of all Iranian sectors must be reached to % of GDP (at least).

Based on this aim, all the infrastructures should be developed in order to reach this goal [1]. Management System in Technical Inspection CRM of National Iranian Gas Company.

Ali Massaeli Department of Technical Inspection, National Iranian Gas Company, Tehran, I. of IRAN [email protected] Abstract In recent century, the rapid and dynamic changes in business environment leads the organizations to the re. Defining Supply Chain Risk Management in Iranian Construction Industry supply chain management and risk management both sides, academic and practice.

iv and also political issues resulted in tough sanctions, which make significant problems management into Iranian construction industry.

To do so, the main aims and. lean construction concept within the Malaysian construction industry. LITERATURE REVIEW The construction industry has been heavily criticized for its adversarial nature, the take up of new technologies and issues relating to the management process (Construction Task Force, ; Latham Report, ).

the Australian economy’s productivity growth. According to a government report released in Marchthe ICT and MIS in industry contributed to some 85% of productivity growth in the manufacturing sector and up to 78% in the services sector in the last two decades.

Another set of research findingsFile Size: KB. THE EFFECT OF TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT ASPECTS ON ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE IN IRAN’S OIL INDUSTRY Mohammad Reza Mohammadi Department of Economic and Accounting, Faculty of Sciences, Islamic Azad University, Roodehen Branch, Tehran, Iran Abstract The objective of this research is to study the influence of quality management on productivityCited by: 1.

the use of QMS in the construction industry with regards to client satisfaction and system benefits. No study has yet been performed on the extent of rectifying quality problems in the Saudi Arabian construction industry.

The construction industry and construction sector suffering more than other business in quality. Evaluate the Effectiveness of Group work and Development of Methods on Esfahan Group work Gas Ali Nasr ESFAHANI 1 Mirza Hassan HOSSEINI 2 Azam FANAEI 3 Farshid MOSHKELANI 4 1 Department of Management, Faculty of Sciences and Economics, University of Esfahan, Iran 2, 3 Department of Management, University of Payame Noor, West Tehran, Iran.

Management-oriented parties should take into account engineer perspectives in order to more accurately value the knowledge-oriented contribution of these workers to construction projects.

This research provides a basis for understanding the key factors in the merit based salary scale formulation through the construction industry. The construction industry presents a substantial portion of South Korea's economy. Its employment rate ranged from % to % of all industries in a year period to late The construction industry accident rate (work-related victims/ workers) in Korea was almost similar to the all-industry accident by: CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Despite the large number of published papers in the area of construction productivity, a critical review of contemporary thinking with a discussion of the implications to current researchers is rarely attempted.

As such, this paper investigates the subject based upon published papers in major peer-reviewed journals.Purpose of this paper is to investigate the relationship between four construct of organizational culture and two type of TQM as soft and hard in the Iranian oil industry.

The method of confirmatory factor analysis was applied to refine culture and TQM scales for empirical analysis in Iranian Oil Industry.

The structural equation modeling method was applied to test the theoretical by: