Ayodeji Emmanuel Oke

Ayodeji Emmanuel Oke
Federal University of Technology, Akure | futa · Department of Quantity Surveying

PhD

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Introduction
Ayodeji Emmanuel Oke currently works at the Department of Quantity Surveying, Federal University of Technology Akure, Nigeria. Ayodeji does research in Sustainable Infrastructure Management with emphasis on sustainable development, Quantity Surveying, Value Management and digital construction.
Additional affiliations
June 2016 - present
University of Johannesburg
Position
  • Research Associate
March 2008 - September 2019
Federal University of Technology, Akure
Position
  • Lecturer
Education
February 2011 - March 2015
Federal University of Technology, Akure
Field of study
  • Quantity Surveying

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This chapter focused on presenting the result of the Delphi study from the questionnaire distributed to the experts. The Delphi technique was used for modelling the CSCM practice in the 4IR era. The technique was also used to predict the SCM's possible trends in the construction industry. A total of 15 experts was selected for this study based on t...
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The opinion that the spiritual controls the physical gave rise to this chapter. The spiritual in this chapter was regarded as the philosophical and organisational theories controlling the practical aspect of construction supply chain management. It was discovered that there is a significant omission in adopting theories to explain SCM's adaptation...
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The fourth industrial revolution (4IR) originated from the manufacturing sector and is based on the premise that the manufacturing industry has gone through three revolutions: mechanisation, electrification, and digitalisation. Evidence from literature and practice revealed that we are currently in the 4IR, which describes the blurring of boundarie...
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The idea of implementing supply chain management (SCM) principles for the construction industry was embraced by construction stakeholders to enhance the sector's performance. The analysis from the literature revealed that the implementation of SCM in the construction industry enhances the industry’s value in terms of cost-saving, time savings, mate...
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This chapter presented the model for the effective practice of construction supply chain management (CSCM) in the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) era. The model was developed after discovering that the failure of adopting the 4IR component has hindered the synchronisation of construction supply chain (CSC) activities. While some stakeholders are...
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The construction industry's application of supply chain management (SCM) principles is confronted with numerous gordian knots ranging from late delivery, fragmentation, and others. The challenges could be attributed to multiple factors. The most crucial amongst them are adopting management ideas rooted in the second and third industrial revolution...
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This chapter aimed to uncover the gaps in the existing construction supply chain management (CSCM) models. Organisational culture and the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) components are the two gaps that were identified through reviewing existing CSCM models. The 4IR is driven by three components which are smart management, virtualization and cyb...
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The model and existing practice of the construction supply chain in the United Kingdom and Australia was presented in this chapter. The policies and reports that support the practice of the construction supply chain were examined in both countries. It was discovered from the review of literature that the United Kingdom (UK) has a more detailed repo...
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The challenges confronting the Nigerian construction industry which led to the adoption of supply chain management (SCM) practice was evaluated in this chapter. It was discovered that the Nigerian construction industry is confronted with fragmentation and poor information management. The stakeholders within the Nigerian construction industry propos...
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The prevalent practice of construction supply chain in developing countries with a focus on Africa was presented in this chapter. Two African countries (South Africa and Ghana) were selected due to the extensive literature on the construction supply chain (CSC) emanating from the countries. The impediment to the effective management of the construc...
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This paper aimed to unveil the outcome of an appraisal of the systematic approach to construction information management. This was performed with a view of creating awareness of how information management can be beneficial through the management of the large chunk of information emanating from construction processes. This will improve the gathering...
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The construction industry in developing countries is characterised by ineffective decision-making, which contributes to poor project performance and stakeholder dissatisfaction. Meanwhile, smart computing (SC) proffers solutions to these problems with proven benefits; however, some barriers continually hinder its applications in construction projec...
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This paper aims to assess the behavioural intention of construction organisations to use unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the delivery of construction projects. Using the unified theory of technology adoption and use of technology (UTAUT) model, the study strives to improve project delivery by adopting beneficial digital technologies. The study a...
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The use of technological innovations has been touted to be beneficial in the delivery of construction projects. Particularly, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology is widely regarded to be of immense advantage for the management of construction projects. This study focused on evaluating the barriers to the use of RFID technology for the...
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Quantity surveyors (QS) play an important role in any construction projects such as mechanical and electrical (M&E) projects but there has been less participation of the profession. The study is aimed at improving QS competencies to provide better cost management for M&E services. A mixed methodology was used for this study, the questionnaire was s...
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Prevention through Design (PtD) remains one of the practices for resolving occupational safety and health (OSH) challenges in the construction industry. Accordingly, possessing relevant attributes of competence in PtD practice will enable designers to contribute towards improved OSH performance. However, studies undertaken to explore the level of P...
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Purpose Sustainable construction practices are strongly correlated with a profitable and competitive construction industry, improved client satisfaction and efficient use of resources. However, due consideration is not being given to sustainable construction practices in Nigeria. Therefore, this study aims to identify the unsustainable construction...
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Purpose – Digitalisation, which involves the use of digital technologies in transforming an organisation’s activities, transcends just the acquiring of emerging digital tools. Having the right people to drive the implementation of these technologies and attaining strategic organisational goals is essential. While most studies have focused on the us...
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Purpose With over three billion years of existence of the world, researchers have seen the need to turn to nature to solve most of the problems faced in not only construction industry but in other industries. The principles of biomimicry are natural laws that has helped nature maintain its self-regenerating status over this long period of time of t...
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With the use of cyber-physical systems (CPS) advanced computational capabilities, the delivery of facilities management (FM) mandates are efficiently and effectively conducted. Since performance measurement is an important yardstick in ascertaining the outcome of FM approaches, this study assesses the performance measurement indicators that influen...
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Professionals in the construction industry must respond quickly to meet the increasing pressures of heightened urban migration, and provide sustainable alternatives to resource scarcity in established cities – Smart Cities offers solutions to the demands of rising urban populations. The smartness of a city stems from the relationship between const...
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The theories and models of smart city make up the systemic approach that governs its readiness. This contains the in depth analysis of the concepts of the smart city as it relates to the environment as wells as the energy present. Several theories are modelled into the smart city system to guide its implementation and consideration among the constr...
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When there is a cordial relationship among the members of the smart city team, there are bounds to be achievements and executions of projects within stipulated time of the budget allocated. The partnership in ideas and overall discipline will propel the activities involved in executing smart cities in the world. In identifying not just the definiti...
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The first chapter of this book has already introduced smart city concepts and definitions; the second part will further explain deeper how smart city comes into being and the frameworks that surround it. Firstly, history of city and smart city gives a detailed analogical insight on the transformation from city into smart one. The rate at which the...
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The smart city process encompasses many features. The two chapters before this has succinctly introduced the concepts and some parts that relate to smart city. The process in implementation is dissected in this section of the book. It starts from the conceptualisation of the process to further definitions of the subject. Also, traits attributed to...
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The major goal when transforming a city to smart city is to achieve sustainability. Sustainable development (SD) has been talked over the years with several industries considering the principles attached. Also, for a functional smart city planning, considerations must be anchored on sustainability that can be achieved through digitalisation and adv...
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People will continue to migrate from rural to urban areas. This always results in congestion in the civilised part where there is contention for the resources available. Policies have to be made and implemented in order to counter scarcity and redundancy as most urban cities tend to halt in growth when population is beyond controllable size. Smart...
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In discussing the developments attached to smart city in terms of how it affects life and the environment, several factors contribute one way or the other towards the development. Smart city development comes with its advantages that can be experienced within and outside the construction environment, the challenges faced in putting in place smart c...
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This chapter discusses the involvement of procurement in smart city development. Procurement plays a vital role in the development of strategies in planning, and execution in the construction industry. This is further introduced into smart city to find the best possible methods of bringing the ideas behind smart city into realisation. The common pr...
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This first chapter of this book tends to bring into understanding the various definitions concepts, evolutions, characteristics and many more on smart cities. These are further explained across the other chapters of the book as to the roles and functionalities of smart cities in this modern world. This chapter starts with an introductory part that...
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In defining smart city and its effects on the citizens, the ideas and generalisation of the team members that makes up the smart city team must be thoroughly considered. It is one thing to have the concepts and processes on ground on smart city, it is another to have qualified team members that can deliver such city within a targeted standard. Stak...
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In the latest years of the twentieth century, information and communication technologies (ICT) and urbanisation are two major issues that are in egression. The progress in technology during the 1980s and 1990s majorly improved well-being in the urban centres. This encouraged development of urban centres, leading to the migration from rural areas to...
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Smart cities over the years is fast growing on people. Citizens and stakeholders that were defiant to its adoption are beginning to see the reasons for it. Due to one reason or the other, many of the stakeholders and the citizens were reluctant in seeing the vision in the smart city system. Some of these factors are expressed in the drivers and cha...
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The enhancement of cities can be affirmed when there is a transformation in the functions it is used to perform to ones that are just experienced in all newness and effectiveness. A city enhanced in all smartness and dimensions can always perform better when quality of life is targeted during and after a designed project. These dimensions come in t...
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Blockchain technology has gained attention across the globe within the last 10 years and has taken centre stage in the financial technology sector. Even though innovation that applies to the construction industry is sometimes different from what is obtainable in other sectors, they share the same unique features. Therefore, this makes blockchain te...
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Purpose Blockchain technology is one of the emerging innovative technologies making waves globally, and it has been adjudged to have the capability to transform businesses. With the different capabilities of the technology, such as immutability of information and decentralisation of authority attributes, the built environment is slow in its adoptio...
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The introductory aspect of this work gives an insight into definitions concerned with value management (VM). VM in projects gives exclusive benefits, which is brought into the project to complete an identified goal. It was also brought to attention that VM could also serve as a risk management tool by adopting various phases, techniques and concept...
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The construction industry is an industry that brings a lot of development to the economic status of any nation if it is well coordinated. There is always an upsurge in the attribute of the professionals concerned as modern methods and innovations are incorporated into the industry. This chapter identifies the value management (VM) practice in many...
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Value management (VM)'s introduction into construction practices has been debated over the years, with different researchers coming up with definitions to satisfy the desired outcome, getting the value for the project and satisfying the client with the lowest possible cost in project execution. The construction industry in England had been introduc...
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The Ghanaian construction industry implemented the concepts of value management (VM). Despite this implementation, the practice has not been totally utilized to an acceptable level for the industry to enjoy optimum benefits of the services concerned with applying VM The introduction gave an insight into what the subject is and diving into other mat...
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Green supply chain management (GSCM) is an important part of most production organisations in developed countries. Meanwhile, developing countries are yet to fully embrace the concept. This study, therefore, investigated the drivers of GSCM using a close-up approach in a leading manufacturing organisation in Nigeria with sustainability initiatives....
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Purpose In recent times, the construction industry is being influenced by technological innovations when delivering a better, more effective and efficient desired project, cyber-physical systems (CPSs) offer a coupling of the physical and engineered systems by monitoring, coordinating, controlling and integrating their operations. This study aims t...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to assess the cloud computing (CC) methods and tools towards the achievement of construction project sustainability in Nigeria. Design/methodology/approach Data were obtained from the literature, complemented by a quantitative method using a questionnaire distributed among 104 respondents comprising mainly cons...
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BIM is broadly useful in the construction industry, and it is a significant tool in maintenance management, yet it is regularly misinterpreted and not used adequately. Maintenance management is the complete administration of all amenities that supports the fundamental operations or uses of a building or facility. This study aims to evaluate the key...
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Construction Information management is the act of collecting, storing, distributing, archiving and deleting or destroying information to facilitate smooth running of construction projects. This information is important for planning, budgeting and completion of construction projects. In construction, managing of information is a vital part of decisi...
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Construction project failures are often attributed to the slackness of different project stakeholders. However, it is important to note that the success or failure of construction projects can span from characteristics that could either be internal or external to the project. Avoiding project failures that could lead to premature project closure is...
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The inefficiencies plaguing construction processes have negatively impacted the delivery of construction projects. The South African construction industry is not exempted from this as it is still characterized with overwhelming ineffectiveness in construction project actualization. Lean construction offers a variety of innovative concepts that aids...
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One of the key indicators of the viability of the economy of any nation is the aggregate output of its construction industry. To this end, it is highly encouraged that significant investment portions of any country should be devoted to capital investment to spur development and ultimately boost the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). However, capital pro...
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Adopting Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the construction industry can improve construction processes, enhance competitiveness and boost the overall performance of the industry. However, the use of AI in the construction industry particularly in developing countries such as Nigeria is limited. This study examined the critical success factors for th...
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Sustainable construction is the response of the construction industry to the environmental, social, and economic challenges arising from construction activities. Although the negative impact of construction activities is a global problem, it has local effects that require the inputs of indigenous stakeholders for mitigation. Hence, the study assess...
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Purpose The purpose of the study is to elicit risk factors that are peculiar to public-private partnership (PPP)-procured mass housing in Nigeria from the expert perspectives in ensuring the success of the scheme thereby reducing housing deficit in the country. Design/methodology/approach The risk inherent in construction projects had been establi...
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As technology is becoming advanced, the way of visualizing simulations and information has got better which makes the real and virtual world look alike. This study evaluates the critical success factors that affect the implementation of augmented reality in the construction industry. A well-structured questionnaire was sent to survey construction p...
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Purpose The paper aims to identify the critical barriers to augmented reality technology (ART) in the Nigerian construction industry to allow wider adoption. The objectives are to reveal those hindrances to the wider usage of ART so that the obstacles can be tackled and overcome. Design/methodology/approach A survey of construction professionals i...
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Abstract Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate the applicability of cloud computing (CC) and the challenges that contribute to more successful projects with a major sustainable construction development. Design/methodology/approach – The previous studies provided information on CC implementation barriers, which were then evaluated by...
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Purpose: This study explores the relationship between overcoming the Value Management (VM) implementation barriers and VM implementation in the Egyptian building sector. Design/Methodology: A critical review of the literature on VM was used to through bibliometric analysis has been conducted to highlight the studies’ gap and establish the VM barrie...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the barriers militating against the adoption of robotics in the construction industry. Design/methodology/approach Robotics implementation barriers were obtained from the previous studies and then through questionnaire survey construction stakeholders in Nigeria evaluate these barriers. Consequently...
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Augmented reality (AR) is the combination of real and computer-based images and scenes to bring about a unified and improved view of the world. This study assesses the benefits of augmented reality technology (ART) to the construction industry so that productivity in construction can be enhanced. A survey of construction professionals involved in t...
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The construction industry has been producing massive data that can be transformed for improved decision-making and better construction project delivery. However, the industry has been adjudged as a slow adopter of digital technologies such as big data analytics (BDA) to improve its service delivery. The implication of this slow adoption is the lack...
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Modular construction has been identified as a major part of the continuous improvement being experienced in site procedures and construction processes globally. Few construction projects are being executed using modular building components in developing countries. This study is aimed at assessing the challenges to the implementation of the modular...
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Purpose Cloud computing is one of the digitalization principles used in some sectors like banking, health and construction industry. This paper aims to examine the benefits of applying cloud computing for construction sustainability in Nigeria. Design/methodology/approach The cloud computing benefits-related data were retrieved from previous studi...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to assess the influence of value management (VM) critical success factors (CSFs) on the implementation of VM activities in building projects with a view to promoting sustainability of construction industry in Egypt. Design/methodology/approach The VM CSFs and implementation activities were recognized from earli...