TITLE

CAUSES OF DELAY IN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY IN LIBYA

AUTHOR(S)
Tumi, Saleh Al Hadi; Omran, Abdelnaser; Pakir, Abdul Hamid Kadir
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
International Conference on Economics & Administration Proceedin;Nov2009, p265
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Delays are one of the biggest problems construction firms face. Delays can lead to many negative effects such as lawsuits between owners and contractors, increased costs, loss of productivity and revenue, and contract termination. Even though various studies have been considered into the causes affecting delays, these studies seldom discuss common and general causes of delays in construction projects. Thus, comprehensive study on these delays is essential. Since the problems are rather contextual, the study needs to focus on specific causes of delaying like insufficient coordination and ineffective communication between involved parties in construction projects located at Benghazi City in Libya. Literature review and a questionnaire survey targeted at construction projects in the Libya's country and have been used as the tools to carry out this study. This paper presents the findings of a survey aimed for identifying some of the most important causes of delays in construction projects in the above mentioned city. It is hoped that these findings will guide efforts to enhance the performance of the construction Industry. This paper also explores and provides some guidelines and actionable information which can be led to enhance the construction process.
ACCESSION #
47760865

 

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