Factors affecting the performance of medium and large local contractors in the Jigawa State Nigerian construction industry

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Title: Factors affecting the performance of medium and large local contractors in the Jigawa State Nigerian construction industry
Authors: Masrom, MAN
Hamza, G
Manap, N
Syahrom, NS
Item Type: Conference Paper
Abstract: Medium and large local contractors in the Nigerian construction industry suffer from numerous problems and complex issues in regards to their performance in executing projects, particularly cost, time and quality. This paper is to identify the factors affecting the performance of medium and large local contractors in the Jigawa state Nigerian construction industry. Literature about medium and large local contractors, their performance was reviewed to identify the factors believed to affect their performance in executing construction projects. One hundred thirty-six questionnaires distributed to clients, consultants, medium and large local contractors. The findings indicate that all the respondents agree that the most significant factors affecting the performance of medium and large local contractors in the Jigawa state Nigerian construction industry were corruption, the time taken in payment from the client to contractor, additional work given during construction, used of an unskilled labour force and non-adherence to specification. This paper helps to expand the pool of knowledge to the Nigerian contractors regarding essential element that is needed to be observed in order to improve their performance.
Issue Date: 20-Feb-2019
Date of Acceptance: 1-Jan-2019
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10044/1/67364
DOI: 10.1051/matecconf/201926603017
ISSN: 2261-236X
Publisher: EDP Sciences
Journal / Book Title: MATEC Web of Conferences
Volume: 266
Sponsor/Funder: Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia
Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia
Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia
Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia
Funder's Grant Number: R063
U243
1336
R061
Conference Name: International Conference on the Built Environment and Engineering
Publication Status: Published
Start Date: 2018-10-29
Finish Date: 2018-10-30
Conference Place: Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Online Publication Date: 2019-02-20
Appears in Collections:Centre for Environmental Policy
Faculty of Natural Sciences



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