Development of main contractor and subcontractor relationship (MACSOR) framework for Malaysian construction projects / Siti Hamidah Abdull Rahman

Abdull Rahman, Siti Hamidah (2018) Development of main contractor and subcontractor relationship (MACSOR) framework for Malaysian construction projects / Siti Hamidah Abdull Rahman. In: The Doctoral Research Abstracts. IGS Biannual Publication, 14 . Institute of Graduate Studies, UiTM, Shah Alam.

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The parties in construction projects such as client, consultants, contractor and subcontractors have their responsibility to participate in delivering a quality project. In the construction project environment, the conflicts between main contractor and subcontractor have been developed due to lack of communication, delivery of information on site, master and slave syndrome, poor management systems and poor supervision. Unfortunately, these problems will lead to poor on the whole management of the projects, behind schedule project delivery, create dissatisfaction between main contractor and subcontractor as well as clients and low quality of products. Therefore, it is important for contractors to maintain a good performance and reputation of work. Based on the previous research, the awareness of good relationship between contractor and subcontractor in the construction industry is low. Based on the previous research, the awareness of good relationship between contractor and subcontractor in the construction industry is low. While several studies have been conducted within the similar research boundary in the country, specific variable with growing importance in the literature, namely the human-related factors such as trust, commitment and relationship between stakeholders in the project, has not received much attention. Therefore, it is necessary to explore on the existing working relationship between contractors and subcontractors in order to develop a framework of a successful relationship between contractors and sub-contractors in the construction project. There are three stages involved in this research. Stage one; data were collected through a semi-structured interview to determine the current relationship, the challenges and the factors contributing to the good and bad relationship between main contractor and subcontractor…

Item Type: Book Section
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Abdull Rahman, Siti HamidahUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Construction industry
T Technology > TH Building construction > Contractors
Divisions: Institut Pengajian Siswazah (IPSis) : Institute of Graduate Studies (IGS)
Series Name: IGS Biannual Publication
Volume: 14
Item ID: 22144
Uncontrolled Keywords: Abstract; Abstract of thesis; Newsletter; Research information; Doctoral graduates; IPSis; IGS; UiTM;
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2019 07:30
Depositing User: Staf Pendigitalan 7
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/22144

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