Risk Factors for Construction Project Success in Tanzania: A case of Dar Es Salaam.

Msangi, Yasini Iddi (2020) Risk Factors for Construction Project Success in Tanzania: A case of Dar Es Salaam. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Construction industry in Tanzania includes real estate, transport infrastructure, water supply and other civil works related projects. The industry holds a very special place in country economy as it cuts and stimulates the growth of many other sectors such as agriculture, trade, businesses, employment, transportation. Nevertheless, the projects there in are highly associated with various risks that need to be managed to ensure successful delivery of their required objectives. The study therefore aimed to identify, classify and assess the likelihood of occurrence and the impact of the risk factors for construction project success in Tanzania and perhaps their mitigation strategies. A field survey was then conducted through a well structured questionnaire to get on demand data from stakeholders working in Construction industry in Tanzania. Relative mean item score – impact and probability index, five point likert scale and risk matrix were used to analyze the data obtained for statistical measures and interpretation. Results revealed that, among the 38 identified risk factors, delay in material delivery, poor working environment, Project construction mistakes, theft acts, advert weather condition, lack of team commitment, team resistance, and improper project planning were perceived as most critical risk factors impacting the project key deliverables-time, costs and quality. Furthermore, Risks factors were classified into four groups named high probability- high impact; high probability- low impact; low probability - high impact; and low probability-low impact risk, respectively assigned to their specific minimization strategies. Thus’ the study contributes in the identification, classification and assessment of the risk factors for Construction project Success in Tanzania and their possible mitigation strategies.

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 Jun 2021 06:58
Last Modified: 01 Jun 2021 06:58
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/2875

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