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Implementation of critical success factors in construction research and development process

Kulatunga, Udayangani, Amaratunga, Dilanthi and Haigh, Richard (2010) Implementation of critical success factors in construction research and development process. International Journal of Engineering, Science and Technology, 2 (9). pp. 94-106. ISSN 2141-2820

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Abstract

Construction research and development (R\&D) process has a number of issues that affect its success. These issues imply that Critical Success Factors (CSFs) of construction R\&D process are not properly addressed. Not knowing CSFs could lead to not implementing them and not paying proper attention for them. The study investigates CSFs of construction R\&D process and their implementation/consideration during the R\&D process. A comprehensive literature review was used first to develop construction R\&D process. CSFs and their implementation/consideration were evaluated by a questionnaire survey. Construction R\&D process was derived with four phases namely Initiation, Conceptualizing, Development and Launch and Management activities that support coordination and resourcing of R\&D process. Study revealed that, as a whole there is a gap between the importance of success factors against their implementation/consideration as majority of CSFs are not properly implemented compared to the importance attached to them. Keywords: Construction R\&D process, Critical success factors, Implementation, Consideration

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Construction R\&D process, critical success factors, implementation, consideration
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TH Building construction
Schools: School of Art, Design and Architecture
School of Art, Design and Architecture > Global Disaster Resilience Centre
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Depositing User: Sharon Beastall
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2015 12:16
Last Modified: 06 Jan 2015 12:16
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/22554

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