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Shoul A, Hakimi I. Identifying and Classifying the Causes of Delay in Construction Projects (Case: City of Sirjan). IUESA. 2019; 7 (27) :61-75
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1- Department of Industrial Management, Faculty of Administrative Sciences and Economics, Vali-e-Asr University of Rafsanjan, Rafsanjan, Iran , shoul@vru.ac.ir
2- Department of Business Management and Information Technology Management, Payam Noor University, Tehran, Iran
Abstract:   (1143 Views)
Successful implementation of construction projects is one of the key factors for economic development of every country. Construction projects are often criticized for overrunning time and budgets. Thus, analyzing the factors causing delay is essential with the aim of omitting them. Several researches have been conducted to identify the reasons and causes of delays in different countries. In this paper, various researches investigated different factors affecting construction projects delays have been analyzed and 24 effective factors on construction projects have been identified and extracted. Data were collected from experts of contracting companies, employers, head of the workshop, and observers of construction projects in Sirjan city. To analyze the data and prioritize contributing factors affecting construction projects delays, two techniques of soft and hard operational research methods including ISM and BWM were used. The results indicated inadequate experience and knowledge, inadequate modern equipment, financial problems, difficulties in obtaining construction materials, the conflict among contractor, consultant and owner, and improper planning are the most important effective factors on construction projects delays.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2019/01/19 | Accepted: 2019/06/2 | Published: 2019/09/7

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