The Conceptual Frameworks

  • Low Sui Pheng
  • Lau Shing Hou
Part of the Management in the Built Environment book series (MABUEN)


From the literature review conducted in Chaps.  2 5, a conceptual framework depicting the effects of economic recessions on construction quality at the firm level is proposed. However, before examining the conceptual framework in Sect. 6.2, it is important to understand the defining factors of a conceptual framework and the role of theories in developing them. These shall be discussed in Sect. 6.1.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of BuildingNational University of SingaporeSingaporeSingapore

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