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Analysis of Factors Influencing Productivity: Survey of Construction Projects in Central Gujarat Region of India.

Journal: International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Research Technology (IJESRT) (Vol.3, No. 4)

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Page : 3082-3087

Keywords : : Productivity; Construction; Survey; Relative Importance Index (RII);

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Productivity in construction projects is usually an economic measure which acts as a game changer. Productivity can be an influential factor in minimizing the project losses or increased profits. A loss of billions of rupees every year is occurred due to loss or lack of productivity. In spite of various researches been done in the last decade, a deeper understanding can help to improve the productivity. Productivity helps in attaining the maximum possible efficiency and thus can help in reduction of time, effort etc. Productivity can help a company gain competitive advantage and slim profit margins. Hence, to gain an advantage in profit, productivity study is important. The aim of this study was to get the latest information, identify and rank the key factors affecting the project level productivity. This paper presents various factors affecting construction productivity ranked in accordance with the most affecting factors based on a survey. It also gives interrelations between the perspectives of owners, engineers, etc. Such a study may prove to be beneficial to all the agencies involved in construction by a providing a benchmark for achieving necessary productivity and also act as a foundation for future studies.

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