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Green and construction supply chain management: The Malaysian scene


Zulhumadi, Faisal and Shafee, Mohd Imran Khusairi and Mohamed Udin, Zulkifli (2010) Green and construction supply chain management: The Malaysian scene. In: 2nd International Conference on Technology and Operations Management (ICTOM), 5 - 7 July 2010 , Bayview Hotel, Langkawi. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Construction industry concerns not only property development but the built-environment as a whole.As the construction industry continues to develop the built environment within the natural environment, stakeholders are accountable to achieve the highest standards of quality, occupational safety and health, and environmental practices.As business operations expand in scope and borders,many successful companies of today are exploring new ways of gaining ground over their competitors in the market. The environmental aspects is considered as one of the key thrusts in the development of the Malaysian construction industry.This paper addresses some issues concerning the applicability of supply chain management in the context of the construction industry, with Malaysia being the backdrop to this research effort.More specifically, this paper will present the results of an initial effort in identifying the awareness level of the key construction industry players, namely the developer/client, contractor, and supplier on the green issue in context of the Construction Supply Chain Management (CSCM).From the results of the study, it was revealed that there were several issues regarding the environment that needs looking at.A discussion based on these findings, which was obtained through a mix of qualitative and quantitative approaches, is also presented. Finally, this paper rounds of the research with a conclusion and some recommendations for future endeavours.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Organized by UUM College of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: construction supply chain management, green supply chain management, Malaysian construction industry
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Divisions: School of Technology Management & Logistics
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 26 Dec 2011 06:13
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2016 06:17
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/4148

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