Potential Attributes of Contractors’ Prequalification Criteria for Civil Engineering Project: Essential Tools for Project Administration
American Journal of Management Science and Engineering
Volume 1, Issue 2, November 2016, Pages: 67-75
Received: Oct. 25, 2016;
Accepted: Nov. 15, 2016;
Published: Dec. 18, 2016
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Akinmusire Adeleye Ola, Department of Quantity Surveying, Faculty of Environmental Studies, Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Nigeria
Several research efforts have been made to establish the acceptability of contractors’ prequalification criteria as basis for choosing a contractor to handle the delivery of projects with emphasis placed on the reliability of contractors’ prequalification criteria to yield expected result. No matter the choice of the criteria adopted in selecting the contractor, its appropriateness becomes manifest during execution. Therefore, the essential ingredients needed to meet the demands of smooth administration of civil engineering project is portrayed in the various attributes associated with the criteria adopted during contractors’ prequalification exercise. Hence, this study purposely delves into these attributes as a way of exploring the potentials of contractors’ prequalification criteria geared towards enhancing their reliability to ensuring hitch-free administration of civil engineering project. Its scope comprises clients, contractors and consultants engaging in civil engineering projects. This study shows that contractors’ prequalification criterion for civil engineering project is five-dimensional while its potential attributes are essential tools depicting the diverse civil engineering project administration areas where contractors’ competence is mostly needed.
Akinmusire Adeleye Ola,
Potential Attributes of Contractors’ Prequalification Criteria for Civil Engineering Project: Essential Tools for Project Administration, American Journal of Management Science and Engineering.
Vol. 1, No. 2,
2016, pp. 67-75.
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