Research Papers/Topics in Project Management Technology

Study of the Effectiveness of Materials Management in the Construction Industry in Imo State

ABSTRACT Materials Management in the Construction Industry in Imo State have been investigated. In order to reduce wastage of construction materials, the study focused on Success Level in Achieving Effective Materials Management as the Dependent Variable (Y) by introducing five Independent Variables (X1 to X5) thus (X1) Management of Materials; (X2) Skilled Professionals; (X3) Control of Materials; (X4) Inventory Build-up and (X5) Motivation of wor...

Analysis of Factors That Constrain Work Schedule Performance in Construction Projects in Nigeria

ABSTRACT This study examines and analyses the salient factors that constrain work schedule performance and their contributions to the level of project time overrun in construction industries in Nigeria. The realization of project work schedule objectives is usually not achieved with certainly due to myriads of constraining factors encountered during the implementation stage of project life cycle. The survey method of research ...

Healthcare Infrastructure Development Finance: A Comparative Analysis of Direct Government Funding and Public Private Partnership Option

Abstract This study undertook a comparative analysis of direct government finance and public private partnership (PP) option for healthcare infrastructure development. The objective is to assess the cost, time and financing leverage effects of the two financing options. The Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Owerri was used as study location. Two identical building projects: Ward II funded through PPP and Ward 10 funded through direct government financin...

An Evaluation of Partnering Mechanisms on the Procurement of Building Construction Projects Delivery in the F.C.T.

ABSTRACT The study evaluated the effect of cost, schedule, and quality parameters on the realization of building construction projects delivery via the traditional method and the partnering methods (design build and build own operate methods). A total of 5 traditionally procured projects, 5 design build projects and 5 build own operate projects making a total of 15 projects that were used for the study. Data set for the study were collected via the...

Analysis of the Effects of Cost Drivers on Software Project Cost Estimation in Nigeria

ABSTRACT This research work investigates the effect of cost drivers on software cost estimation. Several models exist that provide one or more mathematical algorithms that compute cost as a function of a number of variables or cost drivers. There are also several other tools and techniques available to assist in creating software project cost estimates, they are still very inaccurate. Several authors in software development hav...

COMMUNICATION AND PROJECT TEAM INTEGRATION IN THE NIGERIAN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

 ABSTRACT  The  construction  industry  is  known  to  be  highly  fragmented  in  that  it  requires  the  inputs  of numerous parties to deliver a project. The fragmentation of the construction process necessitates effective integration of the numerous parties and the major tool for achieving this integration is effective communication. This study investigates the communication tools used in project deliver...

The factors that influence the choice of inventory control methods in organization

ABSTRACTThis study was carried out on the factors that influence the choice of inventory control methodsin organization. The specific objectives were to determine how Organization policy, InformationTechnology and employee competency influence the choice of inventory control methods. Thestudy was conducted at Menengai Oil Company Nakuru .The theories were used to support theobjectives of the study among them are classical organization theory and competence theory.Survey research design was ad...

AN ANALYSIS ON THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN POWER PLANT REHABILITATION. A CASE STUDY OF (ZPC) HWANGE POWER STATION.

RELEASE FORMName of author: Ronald. F MusengiTitle of project: An analysis on the effectiveness of project management in power plant rehabilitation. A case study of (ZPC) Hwange Power Station.Degree title: Bachelor of Commerce honours in Retail and Logistics Management (HRLM) Supervisor                             Mr S. MlamboYear of research            2017Permission is hereby granted to the Midlands State University Library to produce copies of this dissertation and t...

Network Analysis as an Effective Maintenance Planning Tool

ABSTRACT This research project “Network Analysis as an effective maintenance planning tool” created a detailed evaluation of strategies and techniques for planning maintenance activities in the Nigerian process industry, laying focused emphasis on operations of Warri Refinery and the effectiveness of CPM Network analysis. A review of previous works related to maintenance planning was extensively undertaken and findings revealed the extent in which planning activities has bee...

STAKEHOLDER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT AND PROJECT PERFORMANCE IN PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS IN RIVERS STATE NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThe aim of this research is to make a business case for the inclusion of a stakeholder relationship management culture in government establishments. It explores the relationship between stakeholder relationship and project performance, underscoring the role project managers’ play as key stakeholders in integrating the goals of all stakeholders in the attainment of project objectives. A review of the literature shows that there is a consensus amongst researchers of Stakeholder theory...

INFLUENCE OF MANAGEMENT PRACTICES ON EFFECTIVENESS OF DONOR FUNDED PROJECTS IN DEEPSEA SLUM, NAIROBI COUNTY, KENYA.

                                                           ABSTRACT Donors play a very crucial role in the social development process in all the spheres of the world. They are particularly vital in situations where state funds are limited, political situations are fluid and volatile, natural disasters resulting from both predictable a...

Criteria Used by consultants in Prequalification and selection of Mechanical & Electrical subcontractors in building projects in Nigeria.

ABSTRACT  This research was carried out to assess and establish the criteria used by consultants in prequalifying and selecting Mechanical and Electrical subcontractors in building projects in Nigeria. Field survey involving construction consultants and staff in the client organizations in Lagos was conducted. Data were collected with the aid of structured questionnaires. 60 well-structured questionnaires were administered on the professional survey, 53 responses were gotten ba...

Assessment of livelihood systems, vulnerable groups profiling and adaptation to climate hazard and long term climate change in Konduga. Borno state. Nigeria

The six year insurgency across the North-Eastern part of the country has triggered serious security instability and escalated the food security situation in the Northeast. With the return of relative peace in many communities in Borno state, the returnee IDPS are confronted by challenge of livelihood considering the fact that they are predominantly peasant farmers and their farming activities have been truncated by the insurgency. Secondly the little they reserved in their granaries...

AN ASSESSMENT OF POWER PROJECTS DELIVERY IN SOUTH-SOUTH OF NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThis study focuses on the assessment of power projects delivery in South-South of Nigeria. The objectives of this study are: to examinethe various project delivery systems (PDS) used in power industry, to investigate the impact of power project delivery system on the industrial needs in south-south, to investigate factors militating against prompt delivery of power projects in the study area and to identify various strategies by the Government to improve power...


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