Project manager's proper function's and effectiveness of project management in the local construction industries

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Project manager's proper function's and effectiveness of project management in the local construction industries

 

Author: Chiu, Wai-han
Title: Project manager's proper function's and effectiveness of project management in the local construction industries
Year: 1999
Subject: Construction industry -- China -- Hong Kong -- Management
Project management -- China -- Hong Kong
Executives -- China -- Hong Kong
Hong Kong Polytechnic University -- Dissertations
Department: Multi-disciplinary Studies
Dept. of Building and Real Estate
Pages: iv, 91, [9] leaves : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 30 cm
Language: English
InnoPac Record: http://library.polyu.edu.hk/record=b1485225
URI: http://theses.lib.polyu.edu.hk/handle/200/1510
Abstract: In Hong Kong, the rapid development of construction project and increasing complexity of construction project create the need of an effective management tool. Project management is a management approach, which achieves the project objectives by using the project management practice such as planning and control. Most of construction project completed with time overrun, over-budget and poor quality. During the construction project management, there are many factors affecting the performance of the construction project. Project manager's involvement is one of variables affecting the project performance. This paper studied the relationship between project manager's involvement and project performance. It first describes the involvement of project manager and then determines the relationship between the project manager's involvement and project performance. Data were obtained from 54 project managers by using questionnaires, interview and direct observations. The statistical analysis's suggested that the increase in the project manager's involvement will improve the project performance.

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