Ranking the Factors that Influence the Construction Project Management Success: Malaysian Perspective

Jolowo Micheal, Deepak T.J., Venishri .P, Ir. Siow Yun Tong


There is need for the construction industry in Malaysia in all levels to be aware of project management and to efficiently practice project management principles in the construction industry. This paper seeks to explore the extent of knowledge which the construction companies have on the use of project management principles in the Malaysian construction industry as a whole and rank these project management principles with the aim of finding out the most commonly used in the construction industry. It is also aimed at finding the importance of construction project management and the factors responsible for the success of construction project in general. A total of 55 questionnaires were filled and returned. The targeted groups of respondents were contractors, site engineers, project managers and project site supervisors who have knowledge on construction project management. The data collected were based on the premise of the implementation and the usefulness of project management methods in the various construction companies. The findings from this study revealed that majority of the construction companies in Malaysia have the knowledge of construction project management and its importance in successful project execution.

Keywords: Project, Management, Success, Questionnaires, Knowledge, Execution,

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