Construction Information Systems for Executive Management in Monitoring Work Progress

Abd Majid, Muhd Zaimi and Zakaria, Wan Zahran and Lamit, Hasanuddin and Keyvanfar, Ali and Shafaghat, Arezou and Bakti, Erman Surya (2012) Construction Information Systems for Executive Management in Monitoring Work Progress. Advanced Science Letters, 15 (1). pp. 169-171. ISSN 1936-6612

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A descriptive research has been carried out to provide an investigation on performance of computerized information systems to meet the requirements of executive management in monitoring Construction Work Progress (CWP). Through the literature review that highlights the basic needs for the system, in which two objectives were identified are: to investigate the problems faced by executive management using an information system for monitoring construction progress, and to investigate the traditional and computerized methods of monitoring construction progress in the construction industry. The data gathered from 56 respondent using questionnaires were obtained via post-mailing and face to face interview. The “High Research Power” (HRP) analysis and Average Index Method were used to analyze the data. In conclusion, the finding highlighted several problems which include ‘Ineffective communication’ faced by executive management for monitoring work progress. Other findings, the most common methods used for monitoring construction progress include ‘Site meeting’.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Construction information system; Construction work progress monitoring and control
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Built Environment > Landscape Architecture
Depositing User: FAB IR Admin
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2014 04:19
Last Modified: 06 Jul 2014 04:19

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