Effects of Strong Government in Attaining Outstanding Performance on Construction Projects: Stakeholder’s Opinions in Tanzania
Industrial Engineering
Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020, Pages: 55-60
Received: Dec. 24, 2019; Accepted: Feb. 10, 2020; Published: Sep. 10, 2020
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Ramadhani Said Tekka, Department of Construction Management and Technology, College of Architecture and Construction Technology, Mbeya University of Science and Technology, Mbeya, Tanzania
Saidi Mustapha Msangi, Department of Business Management, College of Humanities and Business Studies, Mbeya University of Science and Technology, Mbeya, Tanzania
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Abstract
Attaining an outstanding performance in a construction project has for decades being a problem in Tanzania. Contractors have too many projects failed to conquer the project’s value for money as a result of time extension, increase in cost with unsatisfactory quality. This study aims to identify the Tanzanian opinion on the effects of strong government in attaining outstanding performance on construction projects. The questionnaire and an-in-depth interview survey method were opted to collect the data from one hundred fifty-four (154) respondents obtained through purposely sampling technique. Microsoft Excel was used to analyze the quantitative descriptive data. The finding of the study has identified twelve (12) effects of a stable government on performance in construction industry in Tanzania: attainment value for money, fight against malpractices (corruption), timely project completion, timely project completion, society satisfaction with projects, society satisfaction with projects, community participation/local fundi, reduced of construction cost, abide to construction specification, increased quality social services, suspending of ghost engineer, de-register incompetent contractors, reasonable operational cost, timely payment grouped into four variables namely: an increased construction quality, fighting against malpractices, society satisfaction, and timely payment. However, the study has eventually proposed the measure to be considered for local firms to attain a sustainable, outstanding performance and growth.
Keywords
Tanzania, Construction Industry, Outstanding Performance, Construction Project, Value for Money
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Ramadhani Said Tekka, Saidi Mustapha Msangi, Effects of Strong Government in Attaining Outstanding Performance on Construction Projects: Stakeholder’s Opinions in Tanzania, Industrial Engineering. Vol. 4, No. 2, 2020, pp. 55-60. doi: 10.11648/j.ie.20200402.15
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