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Study of quality management in construction projects

Tan, Chin Keng and Abdul Rahman, Hamzah (2011) Study of quality management in construction projects. Chinese Business Review, 10 (7). pp. 542-552. ISSN 1537-1506

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Abstract

This research explores preliminarily the practices of quality management, management commitment in quality management, and quality management implementation problems in construction projects in the context of Malaysian construction industry. The research applies semi-structured interview approach with twelve project management practitioners. The findings of the study indicate that the state of quality management in construction projects in Malaysia needs to be strengthened and there are problems in relation to quality management implementation that require attention and further research. The paper provides an insight on the state of quality management in construction projects in Malaysia.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3708/2298
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Quantity Surveying
Depositing User: Dr. Tan Chin Keng
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2011 09:23
Last Modified: 14 Dec 2011 10:12
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/2298

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