Critical motivation factors among project managers to achieve successful project in Malaysian construction industry / Farhan Md Dahlan ... [et al.]

Farhan, Md Dahlan and Muhammad Amirul Fahme, Ahmad and Siti Nadiah, Mohd Ali and Siti Sarah, Mat Isa and Norbaizura, Abu Bakar (2015) Critical motivation factors among project managers to achieve successful project in Malaysian construction industry / Farhan Md Dahlan ... [et al.]. In: Proceedings of Postgraduate Conference on Global Green Issues (Go Green), 7-8 October 2015, Dewan Kuliah Al-Khawarizmi Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Perak.

Abstract

Motivation is inspiration that moves behavior and guide individuals to achieve desired goals. Motivation is very
important especially to the project managers to ensure the commitment and interest towards job as well as professionalism and disciplined. Therefore, research has been conducted to identify the critical motivation factors
among project managers to achieve successful sustainability growth in Malaysian construction industry. This research was started out by reviewing literature from journals, books and web pages. Surveys using questionnaires forms were carried out to project managers from G7 contractors firms‟ in Klang Valley. Analysis using
descriptive analysis reveals that the critical motivation factors are responsibility, manager competency,
compensation or rewards and salary, employee development, appreciation and recognition, personal development, empowerment, interpersonal interaction, task, general working condition, mental and physical strength and ability of the project managers to use project management technique for process planning. This paper provides an insight for critical motivation factors among project managers from G7 contractors firm to successfully sustain the growth of construction industry. Although the research was carried out in Klang Valley, the results may be
applicable to other states as well.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Creators:
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Email / ID Num.
Farhan, Md Dahlan
farha221@perak.uitm.edu.my
Muhammad Amirul Fahme, Ahmad
amirul_fahme@yahoo.com
Siti Nadiah, Mohd Ali
sitis366@perak.uitm.edu.my
Siti Sarah, Mat Isa
sitin190@perak.uitm.edu.my
Norbaizura, Abu Bakar
norba379@perak.uitm.edu.my
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Management. Industrial Management > Project management
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perak > Seri Iskandar Campus
Event Title: Proceedings of Postgraduate Conference on Global Green Issues (Go Green)
Event Dates: 7-8 October 2015
Page Range: pp. 293-299
Keywords: Motivation, Project Manager, Construction Industry
Date: 2015
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/32737
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