Clinton Aigbavboa

Clinton Aigbavboa
University of Johannesburg | uj · Department of Construction Management and Quantity Surveying

PhD (Engineering Management: Construction)

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Introduction
Clinton Aigbavboa currently works at the Department of Construction Management and Quantity Surveying, University of Johannesburg. Clinton does research in Construction digitalisation (CPS, DT, BIM etc.), Urban/Rural Sociology, Engineering Education and Architectural Engineering, Construction Industry Development Research.
Education
June 2019 - February 2020
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Field of study
  • Executive Programe: Artificial Intelligence: Implications for Business strategy
January 2013 - November 2014
University of South Africa
Field of study
  • Certificate (Good Governance in Africa) - TMALI
July 2010 - April 2014
University of Johannesburg
Field of study
  • Engineering Management - focus on Construction Management/ Sustainable Human Settlement

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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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Low-income housing provisions through a public-private partnership with a quality facility, good services, and access to social amenities, among others, encountered different challenges through its process. This study considered the major challenges of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in low-income housing provisions in Nigeria. A field survey wa...
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Residential facilities of Public Educational Institutions (PEIs) encompass the immediate environment of the PEI, such as housing, recreational facility, sanitation, and others that provide shelter and make life worthwhile for its users. This study assessed the maintenance needs of residents of the PEI residential facilities. To collect data on thei...
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This study presents the result of an assessment of the drivers of digital technology diffusion in the value management (VM) process in the construction industry. This was done with a view to improving the use of digital technologies in the quest to create value for construction clients. The study adopted a quantitative research design which informe...
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Purpose The importance of robotics and automation (R&A) in delivering a safe built environment cannot be overemphasised. This is because R&A systems can execute a hazardous job function that the construction workforce may not execute. Based on this knowledge, this study aims to present the result of an assessment of the impediments to the deploymen...
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The increase in population in the urban centers and the inability of these individual migrants to have access to shelter have made the need for housing a continuous subject of discourse. The housing deficit in most developing countries has been an issue of concern despite all efforts to make housing affordable, available, and accessible. The st...
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The housing deficit in developing countries has been an issue of concern due to the influx of people into the urban centers for employment and a better life. Various housing policies implemented by the government are yet to achieve the affordable housing goals. Based on this background, this study aimed to assess users' perception of the adoptio...
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The increase in population in the urban centers and the inability of these individual migrants to have access to shelter have made the need for housing a continuous subject of discourse. The housing deficit in most developing countries has been an issue of concern despite all efforts to make housing affordable, available, and accessible. The study...
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Sustenance of public buildings through effective maintenance culture is essential to the national development of a nation. However, the level of abandonment and deterioration of public buildings is high due largely to the paucity of stakeholders’ behaviour in the maintenance process and usage of the maintained buildings. This study therefore throug...
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A construction constraint is a condition that impedes progress toward meeting construction project goals. This paper seeks to assess the constraint factors affecting project performance in the South African construction industry. The study adopted a quantitative research design, and a questionnaire was designed to retrieve data from the target popu...
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The South African construction industry has grown in leaps and bounds over the years despite the numerous challenges experienced. However, the perennial issues plaguing the industry still persist and efforts are being made to mitigate their occurrence. Lean construction as a strategic project management tool for construction activities and process...
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Residential facilities are facilities that encompass the immediate environment, sanitation, drainage, recreational facility, and all other activities that make life worthwhile for the users of the higher educational institution (HEI) residential buildings. It is on this basis that this study assessed the maintenance requests of occupants of HEI res...
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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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Studies on BIM have taken the front burner in the construction industry globally. However, studies have shown that the global south is behind in the adoption level. Most previous studies on BIM focused on varied populations as respondents in the global south. To this end, this study set out exclusively to investigate the BIM consciousness among you...
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Globally, research publications output has become one of the yardsticks for ranking research institutions, universities, faculties, and departments. Notable bodies such as the Times Higher Education (THE), Centre for World University Rankings (CWUR), Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) and the Cybermetrics Lab collates and publish world university rankings y...
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The construction industry (CI) is highly relied upon for the economic development of both developing and developed countries. Despite the numerous positive impacts of the CI arising from the heavy investments made by different countries, the adverse impacts remain on the increase as well. Hence, the global call for the adoption of sustainable and r...
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Globally, the construction industry has a tradition of late technology adoption. This has been a significant challenge in optimal performance and productivity. The fourth industrial revolution has changed many sectors in recent times through the adoption of various emerging technologies. The construction industry is also tagging along in technologi...
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One of the most significant recent shifts in the emerging economy's housing sector hasbeen an initiative to give the private sector more responsibility for public housingprovision through Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs). This intends to improve theliving standard and satisfaction among the users of the provided PPPs housingprovided. Based on thi...
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With the advancement of technological equipment, understanding how technology influences the construction industry is essential. South Africa is expanding its use of technological innovation in the construction sector, primarily to solve issues particularly on building sites such as decline in quality and productivity, material wastage, injuries, p...
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Purpose Maintenance policy is an element of building maintenance management that deals with organisation policy, planning and procedures, and delineates how maintenance units in an organisation will manage specific building components, auxiliary facilities and services. Given this contextual setting, this study investigates whether organisational m...
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Abstract: This paper aims to evaluate various methods of resolving conflict among construction professionals (CPs) in Nigeria. A quantitative research technique was utilised. This study used well-structured questionnaires which were forwarded to numerous CPs in the Southwest of Nigeria. A total of 150 questionnaires were sent out and 135 were recei...
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Purpose The implementation of BIM in the construction industry requires the coevolution of the various aspects of the BIM ecosystem. The human dimension is a very important dimension of the ecosystem necessary for BIM implementation. It is imperative to study this aspect of the BIM ecosystem both from the employer perspective and employee availabil...
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In the quest to promote constant value for money, value management (VM) has been proposed and adopted within the construction industry of countries across the world. To improve the VM process for a more effective outcome, pervasive digital technologies can be employed throughout a project and in the VM process. However, developing countries like So...
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Purpose – This paper presents the findings of assessing the strategies required for improved work-life balance (WLB) of construction workers in Eswatini. This was done to improve the work-life relationship of construction workers and, in turn, improve the service delivery of the construction industry in the country. Design/methodology/approach – Th...
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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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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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Purpose The Furniture, Fixture, and Equipment (FFE) sector is well placed to leverage virtual reality (VR) technology for competitive and operational advantages, however, the diffusion of VR applications in this sector has followed a steep curve. This study reports on the implementation of two novel VR applications in the FFE sector as well as inv...
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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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Research outcomes all over the world have indicated that the building production sector of the construction industry relates more to the environment than other sectors of the economy and is directly involved with its sustainable activities in terms of waste generation and balancing the outcome has further been enhanced through industrial revolution...
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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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Purpose An increase in outsourcing of consultancy services has been observed during procurement and delivery of public-sector infrastructure projects. However, the incidence of project failure has continued unabated despite this shift by public-sector entities. Also, there appears to be limited literature focussed on seeking to provide the rational...
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Purpose – The momentous contribution of innovative technologies has made a significant impact in several sectors globally. However, the construction industry is undoubtedly lagging when it comes to technology usage. Thus, this study aims to explore the various emerging technologies in the construction industry while noticing stakeholders’ challenge...
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Purpose The Nigerian Government’s initiatives to provide housing loans to low-income pensioners (LIPs) have been futile. This paper aims to examine the root cause of housing loan inaccessibility for the Nigerian LIPs and proffer some possible policy options. This is because inaccessibility to housing finance is one of the impediments facing the LIP...
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Purpose Researchers and policymakers have given attention to generic skills development in higher institutions. One of the intentions is to broaden graduate employability with generic skills. In South Africa, there is a paucity of research concerning future built environment practitioners’ (FBEP) generic skills development from the students’ perspe...
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Purpose In less than a decade to Sustainable Development Goals, the urban solid waste (USW) emanating from households, especially in developing countries, calls for concern. Several policies have been suggested and some implemented, but the challenges facing USW management remain, especially in developing nations. Past studies demonstrated that the...
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Purpose A maintenance budget is an element of maintenance management (MM) that deals with financial planning for maintenance operations and execution within a maintenance organisation. Developed countries have standardised MM structures which guides maintenance activities. This, however, cannot be said of developing countries, as there are few or n...
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Purpose Over the past years, high waste and inefficiencies in the construction industry may have contributed to many projects failing to meet clients’ expectations. Among the new project delivery mechanisms to tackle this problem is integrated project delivery (IPD). IPD has been proved as a mechanism that increases stakeholders’ collaboration at t...
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Purpose This study aims to promote the idea that social equity is a significant objective that needs to be achieved to attain a smart city and further reveal the current research focus of smart city in relation to social equity. Also, it will propose determinants of social equity for smart city development. Design/methodology/approach The first pa...
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Purpose In less than a decade to sustainable development goals (SDGs) there is a threat of household waste emanating from sub-urban sprawl especially in developing countries. Private approaches with government-enabling environments have been proved a successful platform for urban services such as housing provision and telecommunication in developin...
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Purpose This study aims to evaluate impacts of construction professionals (CPs) conflict on performance in the Nigerian construction industry (NCI). Design/methodology/approach A quantitative method was used for this research. Questionnaires were sent to various CPs in Southwestern part of Nigeria. A total of 150 questionnaires were sent out, whil...
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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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This book examines the burgeoning revolution in the construction industry known as Construction 4.0, the attendant need for re-skilling human resources, and key stakeholders' roles in developing the required skills for Construction 4.0. It views the lack of 21st-century skills and skills gap in the industry as significant challenges limiting the up...
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Purpose: This study ascertains if the challenges found to be saddling the adoption of blended learning in institutions of higher learning in other countries are relevant challenges saddling the adoption of blended learning (BL) by Technical Universities (TUs) in Ghana using Takoradi Technical University (TTU) as a case study and determine the relat...
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This book presents papers from the 10th Applied Research Conference in Africa (ARCA), showcasing the latest research on education and inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable communities. The conference is focused on applied research discussion and its dissemination, developing understanding about the role of research and researchers in the deve...
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Purpose: This study identifies the drivers of sustainable competitive advantage and determines the relative influence of each of the drivers by providing an example from the construction industry in Ghana.
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Student residences are fundamental in Higher Education Institutions and contribute towards achieving academic goals. The purpose of this study is to determine the level of postgraduate students’ satisfaction with management services in HEI residences and how the quality of the features influences their satisfaction. In HEIs, learning and research a...
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Employee performance is one of the most critical factors that have an impact on organisational success. The quality and characteristics of an employee in the organisation are important attributes for success. it is not possible for an organisation to attain its goals and objectives without employees. Most construction projects in South Africa face...
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Building information modelling (BIM) has transformed the AEC industry tremen-dously, and its adoption has been reported to be high due to the immense latent benefits. One of the inherent benefits of BIM is information management and the ability to integrate with other technologies to achieve this has become the gap being explored by researchers. La...
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Generally, the construction sector is lacking behind with the usage of technological software. Artificial Intelligence(AI) technology is viewed as a technological tool that can improve the timeous delivery of construction project(s). Therefore, the study is a literature review on the assessment of the implementation of AI technology on South Africa...
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The study examines previous literature on the impacts of poor maintenance of public infrastructure in the Kingdom of Eswatini. In the past two decades the kingdom of Eswatini has experienced a huge growth of public building development. Construction of new facilities alone is not enough but the most critical activities in public buildings is to pro...