Obstacles to the total quality management practices in Oman’ sconstruction industry

Ali, Khalid and Abu Bakar, Abu Hassan (2008) Obstacles to the total quality management practices in Oman’ sconstruction industry. In: 2nd International Conference on Built Environment in Developing Countries., 3rd- 4th December 2008, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang.

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    Abstract

    Obstacles facing the construction industry in the world are a fundamental problem in the slow progress of some companies forward. In the Sultanate of Oman, construction companies are facing great challenges due to many obstacles. This study aims to find out important factors that regarded as obstacles faced by the construction companies in Oman and also this paper highlights important problems exist in the various grades of construction companies. A quantitative method was used in this study. This paper highlights obstacles to the five grades of companies. Chi-square test was used to presents the significance of obstacles, the result has been analyzed. The findings were the fourth grade facing more obstacles than other grades construction companies. In order to survive market competition, these companies must find solutions to these constraints.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > TH1-9745 Building construction
    Divisions: Pusat Pengajian Perumahan, Bangunan & Perancangan (School of Housing, Building & Planning) > International Conference on Built Environment in Developing Countries
    Depositing User: Mr Noorazilan Noordin
    Date Deposited: 30 May 2017 14:01
    Last Modified: 30 May 2017 14:01
    URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/34724

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