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Assessing the influence of project management on quality during the early phases of construction projects

Žanesa Ljevo / Mladen Vukomanović / Suada Džebo
  • University of Sarajevo, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Obala Kulina bana 7/II, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Published Online: 2017-12-29 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/otmcj-2016-0029

Abstract

Although the quality of a process affects the quality of the end product, there is currently an insignif­icant amount of knowledge about the quality of project management (PM) processes that directly affect the quality of the delivered product (constructed building). This study presents a proposal for modeling the impact of the quality of the PM process on the quality of the con­structed building. The quality of the PM process is rep­resented by the main quality factors and product quality indicators. It presents the results of the interviews that were conducted and study cases that were analyzed in Bosnia and Herzegovina with a variety of project partici­pants (with different managerial perspectives) in terms of the indicators of quality of the delivered product. All par­ticipants, regardless of managerial perspective, believe that the most important indicator of the quality of prod­ucts for each phase of the project is “customer satisfaction in the end phase”, the measurement of which is different for each project phase that is presented. The results of the factor analysis of the definition and the planning phases show that 11 variables, namely, the quality factors of the PM process, can be grouped into three new factors, which is described as 66.61% (77.046%) of the basic set of vari­ables.

Keywords: construction project; key quality factor; product quality indicators; modeling results

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About the article

Received: 2017-11-27

Accepted: 2017-11-27

Published Online: 2017-12-29

Published in Print: 2018-12-01


Citation Information: Organization, Technology and Management in Construction: an International Journal, Volume 9, Issue 1, Pages 1584–1592, ISSN (Online) 1847-6228, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/otmcj-2016-0029.

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