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Project Coordination for Success

  • Kumar Neeraj Jha
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Part of the Topics in Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality book series (TSRQ, volume 23)

Abstract

Coordination among project participants is recognized as one of the important success attributes. Coordination activities carried out by a coordinator for achieving day-to-day coordination in a construction project have been identified. Based on the analysis of questionnaire responses the coordination activities have been ranked in descending order of their importance on the four performance criteria: schedule, cost, quality, and no-dispute. The ranking of coordination activities has also been done for the overall success of a construction project and top 20 coordination activities have been identified. The top activities have been evaluated for their criticality in ensuring overall success and the assessment of probabilities of coordination ratings has also been carried out. Further the top coordination activities have also been grouped in fewer factors based on the analysis of second stage questionnaire. The most critical factor to achieve good coordination among project participants has emerged to be ‘resource handling’, followed by ‘planning’, ‘team-building’, and ‘contract implementation’.

Keywords

Performance Criterion Critical Path Multinomial Logistic Regression Coordination Activity Project Participant 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology DelhiHauz KhasIndia

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