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Construction Projects and Stakeholders

  • Ayodeji E. Oke
  • Clinton O. Aigbavboa
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Abstract

Owing to new and emerging performance measurement for construction projects, clients of construction projects will continue to demand more complex projects and it is the responsibility of the participants, especially the contractors and consultants, to ensure that the industry continues to be relevant in the face of changing demands, needs and requirements. One of the means of achieving this is through adhering to the construction process and ensuring that the right mix of team members in terms of team roles and profession is in place for all construction work. In view of this, it is deemed necessary to discuss the nature and concept of construction projects in term of their objectives and processes. Various participants and stakeholders responsible for construction activities are explained while team roles as they relate to the key stakeholders are also discussed. In addition, the challenges of the construction process are highlighted and explained with a view to adopting the principle of value management to reduce or eliminate these.

Keywords

Construction project Project objective Project stakeholder Project success Team role 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Engineering and the Built EnvironmentUniversity of JohannesburgJohannesburgSouth Africa

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