IJSTR

International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

IJSTR@Facebook IJSTR@Twitter IJSTR@Linkedin
Home About Us Scope Editorial Board Blog/Latest News Contact Us
CALL FOR PAPERS
AUTHORS
DOWNLOADS
CONTACT
QR CODE
IJSTR-QR Code

IJSTR >> Volume 4 - Issue 7, July 2015 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

Website: http://www.ijstr.org

ISSN 2277-8616



On The Role Of Communication In Construction Projects In Nigeria

[Full Text]

 

AUTHOR(S)

OLANIRAN, H.F

 

KEYWORDS

Keywords: communication, construction industry, project delivery, construction professionals, communication channels.

 

ABSTRACT

Abstract: Communication is one of the greatest tools necessary for project success in nigerian construction industry. For example, information in the form of drawings, specifications and construction methods must be communicated from one expect to another throughout all the stages of construction. Therefore, all construction project execution required effective communication between construction professionals in all project delivery. This paper examines the role of communication in construction projects. In addition, effects of communication on project construction such as site meetings, annual report, performnce evaluation scheme and work breakdown structure are identified and discussed. It is hoped that these findings will help to eradicate or minimize the problems of communication in the Nigeria’s construction industry.

 

REFERENCES

[1] Tipli, L.G, Ojeba, P.O. and llyasu, M.S. 2014. Evaluating the effects of communication in construction project delivery in Nigeria. Global Journal of Environmental Science and Technology 2 (5): 048-054.

[2] Aibinu, A and Jagboro, G. 2002. The effects of construction delays in project delivery in Nigerian construction industry. International Journal of Project Management 20: 593-599.

[3] Kasimu, A.M. and Usman, M.D. 2013. Delay in Nigerian construction industry. Journal of Environmental Science and Resources Management 5 (2) : 120-129.

[4] Mogbo, T.C. 2004. Construction and National Integration Strategies for achieving National Unity through the Redesign, Construction and privatisation of New Road and Railway Networks in Nigeria: 1-2.

[5] Carlsson, B., Josepson, P.E. and Lanson, B. 2001. Communication in building projects, empirical results and future needs. In proceedings of CIB, world Building. New Zealand, paper HTP29.

[6] Ogbebor, O.O. 2002. Enhancing indigenous construction industry as a national goal in Nigerian development in Nigerian construction industry: Past, present, problems and prospects. University of Ibadan press: 132-142.

[7] Abisaga, A.O., Amusu, O.R.O. and Salvador, K.A. 2014. Construction delay in Nigeria: A perception of indigenous and multinational construction firms. Journal of Emerging trends in Economic and Management Sciences 5(3): 371-378.

[8] Fugar, F.D.K. and Agyakwah, A.B. 2010. Delay in building construction projects in Ghana. Austrialia Journal of Construction, Economics and Building 10(1): 103-116.

[9] Koushki, P., Al-Rashid, K. and Kartan, N. 2005. Delayed and cost increase in the construction of private residential projects in Kuwait. Journal of Construction Management anad Economics 23(3): 285-294.

[10] Abdul-Rahman, H., Berawi, M.A., Berawi, A.R., Mohamed, O., Othman, M. and Yahya, I.A. 2006. Delay mitigation in the Malaysia construction industry. Journal of construction Engineering and Management 132(2): 125-133.

[11] Alwi, S. and Hampson, K. 2003. Identifying the important roles of delays in building construction projects. In proceedings of the 9th East Asia-Pacific Conference on structural engineering and construction, Bali, Indonesia.

[12] Le-Hoai, L., Lee, Y.D. and Lee, J.Y. 2008. Delay and cost overruns in Vietnam large construction projects: A comparison with other selected countries. KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering 12(6): 367-377.

[13] Toor, S. and Ogunlana, S.O. 2008. Problems causing delays in major construction projects in Thailand. Construction management and Economics 26: 395-408.

[14] Pourrostam, T. and Ismail, A. 2011. Significent factors, causes and effects of delay in Iranian construction projects. Australia Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences 5(7): 450-456.

[15] Mehra, S. 2009. Project communication management. Available on line at http://www.scribd.com/doc/7875707/project-communication-summary-by-sachin-mehra

[16] Aishawi, M. and Underwood, J. 1999. The application of information technology in the management of construction. Risc Research, London.