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Cause, Effect and Minimizing Method of Construction Projects Delays in Outskirt Areas Afghanistan

Journal: International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development (IJMPERD ) (Vol.10, No. 3)

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Page : 2375-2384

Keywords : Effect And Minimizing Method Of Construction Projects;

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A project completed with its allocated time and budget said to be successful project but mostly projects complete less or beyond pre-scheduled time and budget due to some different factors around the world both in developed and developing countries with different percentage variance from its predetermined time, so that research conducted to study cause, effect and minimizing methods of construction project delays in outskirt areas of Afghanistan. A questionnaire survey and face to face interview carried out. After analysis of this survey, eight main causes of delay and seven effects of delay with five main minimizing methods were identified. Top eight causes are (1) Security challenge during implementation of project (2) Corruption (3) Low-quality materials (4) Lack of technology mechanical equipment (5) insufficient data collection and survey before design by consultant (6) Delay in progress payment by owner (7) Slowness in decision-making process by owner (8) ineffective and poor scheduling of project by contractor. Seven effects of delay are (1) time overrun (2) Dispute (3) Cost overrun (4) Arbitration (5) Litigation (6) total abandonment, (7) disappointment of foreign donors. Top five minimizing methods are (1) preparing of a secured environment for project operation (2) Hiring of experienced manager, (3) effective strategic planning (4) use up-date technology utilization (5) site management supervision.

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