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A review of delay factors in Malaysian Industrialized Building System (IBS) construction project

Mohd Nasir, Najuwa and Mohd Nawi, Mohd Nasrun and Abdul Rahim, Mohd Kamarul Irwan and Bahaudin, Ahmad Yusni and Tapa, Afiruddin (2016) A review of delay factors in Malaysian Industrialized Building System (IBS) construction project. ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 11 (16). pp. 9868-9873. ISSN 1819-6608

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This paper contribute towards factors of delay as a whole in Malaysian construction sector by application of Industrialized Building System (IBS).Similarly to other developed countries, Malaysia getting benefits through returns from construction industry, as identified through Gross Domestic Product (GDP).However, there are still some issues in the IBS construction industry to overcome until the time and cost performance plunged to reduce.The focus of this study is to inquire factors in delay issue which involves series of people which act as project stakeholders particularly in Malaysian Industrialized Building System.A number of factors causing delay to construction project in IBS are found by previous study.The prominent factors of delay in IBS are poor expertise to engage with unpleasant situation during handling IBS project, lack of communication between stakeholders, ineffective team alliance, poor client behavior, poor financial management and external factor.Study regarding delay issue with IBS adoption in foreign countries such as United States and China was progressively conducted.In Malaysia, a survey towards establishment and development of IBS has been conducted.It can be concluded that IBS project faces numerous challenges to be implement resulting in the delay.However, very few studies have been attempted on the factors causing time delay.Therefore, this paper will focus on factor which contribute into delay in Malaysian IBS project.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: industrialized building system, delay, Malaysian construction industry, IBS implementation.
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction
Divisions: School of Technology Management & Logistics
Depositing User: Dr. Sr. Mohd Nasrun Mohd Nawi
Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2016 06:12
Last Modified: 15 Nov 2016 06:12

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