To bid or not to bid: A framework for contractor decision making

Al-Basir, Ziad (2015) To bid or not to bid: A framework for contractor decision making. Masters by Research thesis, Queensland University of Technology.


This thesis is a framework to formalise contractors process for bidding decision making through categorising the factors effecting the decision to bid into five categories. It opens the door to introduce a strategic planning system for pre-contract and business development activities which cost the contractors up to 5% of the project cost which is considered as high risk investment and would have impact on submitted bid price and the project delivery quality.

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ID Code: 82801
Item Type: QUT Thesis (Masters by Research)
Supervisor: Skitmore, Martin & Xia, Bo
Keywords: Pre contract, bid, tender, decision, construction, factor, bidding, process, strategic, development
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 13 May 2015 00:48
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2015 06:18

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