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The Impact of Poor Planning and Management on the Duration of Construction Projects: A Review

Journal: Multi-Knowledge Electronic Comprehensive Journal For Education And Science Publications (MECSJ) (Vol.2017, No. 2)

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Page : 161-181

Keywords : Poor planning; project management; construction.;

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The construction business is a noteworthy player in the economic sectors, creating both, wealth and employment. However numerous ventures encounter broad delays and time overruns leading to as surpass in starting time and cost estimations. Despite the fact that project management has demonstrated its accomplishment in construction as a procurement strategy, there are issues related with the way in which the projects have been planned or managed that have prompted venture postponements, cost overruns and delays with low client fulfillment. The aim of this paper is to review the impact of poor planning and management on the duration of construction projects. This research is based on a descriptive methodology, in which the researcher tends to review previous studies and literature that will help in identifying the relationship between the poor planning and management of project and the occurrence of delays in the construction projects. Literatures analysis discloses that poor project planning and management is cited by several researchers as a delay factor in the construction projects. The researcher concludes that poor planning and management of the construction projects may lead to several negative effects on the duration and completion of projects. Construction delays and duration issues are frequently responsible of transforming productive ventures into loosing projects. These delays can be reduced or prevented by an increased pre- project planning and successful project management as they are one of the most critical success factors of the construction project accomplishment.

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