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Project learning practice of quantity surveying firms


Abdul-Rahman, Hamzah and Alashwa, Ali Mohammed and Jamaludin, Zatil Hidayah (2010) Project learning practice of quantity surveying firms. In: Knowledge Management International Conference 2010 (KMICe2010), 25-27 May 2010, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia.

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Abstract

Quantity surveying firms in Malaysia are aware on the importance of learning from construction projects.However, it is not known how these firms can practice and implement this notion successfully.This paper aims at identifying the methods of learning as being practiced by these firms, the success factors and the barriers of project learning implementation.To achieve these aims a questionnaire survey followed by an interview were conducted.The interview used to validate and expand the results of the survey. The results indicated that on-the-job training is the preferable method to learn from project.Top management support was found to be one of the key factors of project learning success. In addition, top management support and employee participants are the main enablers / barriers of project learning implementation.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN 978-983-2078-40-1 Organized by: UUM College of Art & Sciences, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Construction; Knowledge, Project learning practice,QS firms
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 01 Jun 2014 08:21
Last Modified: 01 Jun 2014 08:21
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/11158

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