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The role graduate quantity surveyors in the Malaysian construction industry

B.L., Chong and W.P., Lee (2010) The role graduate quantity surveyors in the Malaysian construction industry. In: 2nd International Conference on Technology and Operations Management (ICTOM), 5 - 7 July 2010 , Bayview Hotel, Langkawi. (Unpublished)

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The quantity surveying profession has evolved since changing of clients’ need and market requirements. Today, clients not only request the traditional services but also ask for the additional services such as project management, feasibility study, construction financial practice, arbitration, quality management, conflict management and risk management in the innovative and changing construction industry. The scope of works for graduate quantity surveyors is no longer limit on measurement and the regular practices but is some things beyond this boundary. Hence, the objective of this paper is to present a critical review on the traditional and contemporary roles of graduate quantity surveyors, the threats to graduate quantity surveyors and also the methods to improve graduate quantity surveyors’ practice. In summary, this critical review would provide insight knowledge to construction industry players for better understanding of graduate quantity surveyors’ roles.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Organized by UUM College of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Graduate Quantity Surveyors; Malaysian construction industry; traditional and contemporary roles; threats; methods to improve.
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction
Divisions: School of Business Management
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 26 Dec 2011 00:51
Last Modified: 24 Apr 2016 07:54

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