Assessment of Acceptability of Electronic Open Performance Review and Appraisal System at the Open University of Tanzania.

Mossoi, Sigfridy Francis (2021) Assessment of Acceptability of Electronic Open Performance Review and Appraisal System at the Open University of Tanzania. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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In Tanzania the number of construction projects is increasing from time to time. However, it becomes difficult to complete projects in the allocated cost and time. Taking this into consideration, time and cost overruns is one of the major problems in the construction projects. This research is carried out to investigate on the factors causing time and cost overruns of construction projects, their effects and resolutions with reference to construction of the Busokelo district administration block at Mbeya region. Questionnaires with semi structured interview were used to collect data on time and cost overruns. Total of 50 questionnaires were distributed and collected from consultants, owners and contractors of the project. From the analysis of the questionnaire response, the top main reason for time and cost overrun includes delays in site mobilization and excessive changes orders from project owners. The top ranked effects of time and cost overruns identified by this research are the contribution of the construction industry to the growth of national economy of the country will be less delayed payments to contractor and inability to deliver value for money. The top ranked resolution mitigation factors by the respondents are timely progress control, assign of competent personnel and effective strategic planning control. The study recommended to Busokelo district and the construction firms to have committed leadership and management, timely decision process, advanced contract and project management, systematic control mechanism and effective and efficient strategic planning and management. The study will enhance delivery of the project within the contractual time and cost by raising awareness and increasing the understanding of implementing the project control technique to avoid such cost Keywords: Compensable Delays, Concurrent Delays, Excusable Delay, Investigation

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 600 Technology > 658 Gerneral management
Divisions: Faculty of Business Management > Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship
Depositing User: Mr Habibu Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2023 09:44
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2023 09:44

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