A study of project planning on Libyan construction projects

Greenwood, David, Abubaker, Ali and Osborne, Allan (2008) A study of project planning on Libyan construction projects. In: 24th Annual ARCOM Conference, 1-3 September 2008, Cardiff.

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Abstract

Construction projects are regularly faced by scheduling problems causing the projects to finish beyond their predetermined due date; this is a global phenomenon. The main purpose of this study is to consider the problems associated with project planning generally, with specific reference to construction projects in Libya. This study is unique in two respects. First, despite the recent high volume of infrastructure work in the country, there have been few investigations into construction delays in Libya. Secondly, earlier studies have considered the causes or the effects of project delays, whereas the present aim is to evaluate the potential of applying a planning and scheduling technique that is entirely novel in the Libyan context. The paper reports the results of Phase I of this research.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: delays, innovation, Libya, project planning, scheduling tools
Subjects: K900 Others in Architecture, Building and Planning
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Mechanical and Construction Engineering
Depositing User: EPrint Services
Date Deposited: 18 May 2010 14:09
Last Modified: 09 May 2017 22:43
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/1521

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