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Factors influencing school building construction projects abandonment

Damoah, IS, Akwei, CA, Ishmael, T, Amoako, IO and Kumi, D Factors influencing school building construction projects abandonment. International Journal of Construction Management. ISSN 1562-3599 (Accepted)

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Abstract

This study explores the factors that account for the abandonment of projects within the Ghanaian public education sector. The study adopted a survey of selected contractors, project management practitioners and clients in charge of the delivery of Community Day Senior High School Building projects. Employing factor analysis and structural equation modelling, the factors were categorised into five – political leadership, culture, external forces resources/funding and administrative/institutional. All these sets of elements were statistically significant in causing Ghanaian public-sector education building construction infrastructure projects abandonment. However, the most significant collections of factors are political leadership, followed by poor administrative/institutional practices, poor resource/funding, cultural factors and external forces.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 0905 Civil Engineering, 1202 Building, 1504 Commercial Services
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5001 Business
T Technology > TH Building construction
Divisions: Business & Management (new Sep 19)
Doctoral Management Studies (new Sep 19)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2019 11:26
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2019 11:30
URI: http://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/11404

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