Yakubu Olawale

Yakubu Olawale
The University of Warwick · Warwick Manufacturing Group

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The article focuses on how to achieve a well-designed and intelligent organisational controls environment for projects and programmes to reduce financial wastage and realise the value of capital projects and programmes through enhanced controls. The article achieves this by discussing the following: • How to achieve a well-designed and intelligent...
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Cost and time control of projects is important in preventing project failure. However, achieving effective cost and time control in practice is often challenging. The challenges of project cost and time control in practice are investigated by carrying out a questionnaire survey on the top 150 construction contractors in the UK followed by in-depth...
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This study was geared at assessing the employability skills provision within a construction project management degree programme through a questionnaire survey. Students were required to assess their level of ability in relation to the most common skills and competencies most sought after by construction project management graduate employers. The st...
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The aim of this study is to address the main deficiencies with the prevailing project cost and time control practices for construction projects in the UK. A questionnaire survey was carried out with 250 top companies followed by in-depth interviews with 15 experienced practitioners from these companies in order to gain further insights of the ident...
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In construction projects, the aim of project control is to ensure projects finish on time, within budget, and achieve other project objectives. During the last few decades, numerous project control methods have been developed and adopted by project managers in practice. However, many existing methods focus on describing what the processes and tasks...
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Despite the availability of various control techniques and project control software many construction projects still do not achieve their cost and time objectives. Research in this area so far has mainly been devoted to identifying causes of cost and time overruns. There is limited research geared towards studying factors inhibiting the ability of...
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Numerous techniques have been developed to control cost and time of construction projects. However, there is limited research on issues surrounding the practical usage of these techniques. To address this, a survey was conducted on the top 150 construction companies and 100 construction consultancies in the UK aimed at identifying common project co...
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Control is important for the successful delivery of projects. The way cost and time of construction projects are controlled differ from one organisation to another because there are numerous project control techniques in existence. However, there is limited current research surrounding the usage of these techniques by firms. To address this, a ques...

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