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Web Based Communication For Construction Project Management

Ahuja, Vanita, Yang, Jay, & Shankar, Ravi (2006) Web Based Communication For Construction Project Management. In World Conference on Accelerating Excellence in the Built Environment.

Abstract

The construction industry exhibits a unique set of characteristics such as fragmentation, multidisciplinary development, substantial financial commitment, varying complexities, long time spans, and a large number of geographically separated stakeholders involved at all the stages of the projects. Project managers are required to integrate the efforts of all the stakeholders for required collaboration and coordination for successful project management. This requires a quantum leap in the use of shared IT systems, integrated information processing and communication systems and can be achieved through Web based communication. Benefits of web-based systems would be realized if at the planning stage, equal attention is given to technical, managerial, people and cultural issues. This paper discusses the planning issues and provides a road map for the organisations to adopt the technology.

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ID Code: 7516
Item Type: Conference Paper
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Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > TECHNOLOGY (100000)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Deposited On: 09 May 2007
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:28

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