Postgrad LIVE! Study Fairs


European Molecular Biology Laboratory (Heidelberg) Featured PhD Programmes
University of West London Featured PhD Programmes
University of Kent Featured PhD Programmes
Anglia Ruskin University Featured PhD Programmes
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Featured PhD Programmes

Investigating the Management of the Early Stages of the Building Project Life Cycle

Project Description

Information exchange and communication throughout the building project life cycle is essential, specifically through early involvement of the actors such as contractors, subcontractors and engineers. It is therefore not a coincidence that there has been a rise in popularity of procurement routes that permit early contractor involvement (ECI) such as design-build within which contractors are involved early to improve supply chain integration. The empirical evidence of project performance has consistently demonstrated that ultimate project success and failure can often be traced back to what happens at the early part of the project life cycle but that our knowledge of how to manage this stage of a project’s development cycle is often poor. This research is therefore intended to understand a deeper appreciation of the management of the early stages of building projects and identify the barriers to the successful integration of the construction supply chain. The conclusions are expected to be drawn from ongoing case study building projects and an industry wide questionnaire survey.

Funding Notes

There is no funding for this project: applications can only be accepted from self-funded candidates

How good is research at Kingston University in General Engineering?

FTE Category A staff submitted: 14.00

Research output data provided by the Research Excellence Framework (REF)

Click here to see the results for all UK universities

Email Now

Insert previous message below for editing? 
You haven’t included a message. Providing a specific message means universities will take your enquiry more seriously and helps them provide the information you need.
Why not add a message here
* required field
Send a copy to me for my own records.

Your enquiry has been emailed successfully

FindAPhD. Copyright 2005-2019
All rights reserved.