Effectiveness of management/leadership in the construction industry and its impact on project success

Dunbar, Louis (2015) Effectiveness of management/leadership in the construction industry and its impact on project success. BEng dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

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    Abstract

    In order to adequately assess the effectiveness of manager and leadership in the construction industry one must first look to define from whose perspective project success is considered. Firstly, the researcher looked into existing literature to establish project success factors and attributes of the project manager. Secondly, a survey approach is adopted to collect data regarding various construction industry professional’s opinions on project success and their assessment of the significance of various management competencies. From the data gathered, it was proven that the perception of project success is varies for different stakeholders. It was also shown how stakeholders perceive different significance of various management competencies. To conclude, it is shown that project managers are exposed to the continuing change of the construction industry and must look to update their qualities and competence levels in order to satisfy all stakeholders involved in the project and ensure the success of the project.

    Item Type: Dissertation
    Departments/Research Groups: Faculty of Technology > School of Civil Engineering and Surveying
    Depositing User: Jane Polwin
    Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2015 16:51
    Last Modified: 11 Aug 2015 16:51
    URI: http://eprints.port.ac.uk/id/eprint/18024

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