Optimisation of Management System in Malaysia Construction Industry



Tan, Kee Loong (2021) Optimisation of Management System in Malaysia Construction Industry. Final Year Project (Bachelor), Tunku Abdul Rahman University College.

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As the era of globalisation had strike Malaysia, parties involved in construction industry would be required to improve themselves to adapt the challenges of it. As a construction project requires cooperating forces among construction partie, optimisation from every aspect in constructuion shall be performed. Thus, proper construction management & workforce planning play a fundamental roles towards all of the construction projects. This research presents the findings of a study conducted among construction parties in Malaysia with the aim of identifying type of management system adopted by various construction firms, to study the potential flaws generated from management system adopted and to suggest the possible optimisation method to counter the flaws generated by the system. The analysis revealed that majority of the construction firms adopted classical type of management system, followed by behavioral type of management system which signified that majority of the construction firms in Malaysia are still utilising the ‘old-fashioned management method’. Survey and interview also showed the most of the flaws described within this study was experienced by the respondents and interviewees. Beside that, the flaws of employee being exploited by employers, work depersonalisation and unrealistic expectation from employer on wage to work ratio has shown to be the most significant flaws experienced by them. Thus, optimisation methods were suggested to troubleshoot the flaws in construction management system whereas improvement on communication among system is the most supported method and followed by proper evaluation acccording to system adopted and establish a system check on each procedure. Overall, findings of this study may provide insights to construction firms in addressing problems generated from the management system adopted by them

Item Type: Final Year Project
Subjects: Social Sciences > Management
Technology > Building construction
Technology > Building construction > Quantity surveying
Faculties: Faculty of Built Environment > Bachelor of Quantity Surveying (Honours)
Depositing User: Library Staff
Date Deposited: 14 Jul 2021 05:59
Last Modified: 14 Jul 2021 05:59
URI: https://eprints.tarc.edu.my/id/eprint/18837