The Factors Causing Delays in Road Construction Projects in Tanzania: A of Case of TANROAD Dar es Salaam City

Simon, Jenifa (2017) The Factors Causing Delays in Road Construction Projects in Tanzania: A of Case of TANROAD Dar es Salaam City. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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This study was aimed at finding the causes of delay in road construction projects in Tanzania. Two variables which are independent and independent as factors that causes of delay were divided into thirteen categories related to consultants, client, contractors, projects, resources and others. A questionnaire was sent to the TANROADS Officials, Contractors, Consulting Firm and other Stakeholders. The collected data were analysed using the both qualitative and quantitative techniques for data analysis. Quantitative data were analyzed using statistical package for social sciences. Qualitative data were content analyzed. Findings presented qualitatively and quantitatively using tables, percentages and diagrams. Collective analysis of all four groups show that the overall of 54.3% out of 45 respondents see that the study variables contribute to the road construction projects delay confirm that are the real contributor of the road construction delay in Tanzania. Politicians are the leading variable with 68.9% to the road constructions delay. The findings show that involvement/performance of other parties and environmental conditions had below average a percentage, which is 44.4% and 42.2% respectively. It is therefore recommended that the government and TANROADS should have long term plan for road construction policy, employ skilled and experienced contract in project management, to have proper design in road project execution, to have adequate communication between parties, to use good quality and enough materials and correct equipment, use of proper organizational structures.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 600 Technology > 658 Gerneral management
Divisions: Faculty of Business Management > Department of Leadership and Governance
Depositing User: Mr Habibu Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2017 08:06
Last Modified: 23 May 2017 09:35

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