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An Evaluation Of The Critical Success Factors For Construction Projects In Libya

Abdelnaser Omran, Mohammed Alnor Abdulbagei and Abdelwahab O. Gebril
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Abdelnaser Omran: University Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Mohammed Alnor Abdulbagei: University Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Abdelwahab O. Gebril: University Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

The International Journal of Economic Behavior - IJEB, 2012, vol. 2, issue 1, 17-25

Abstract: The construction industry is one of the more important economic activities that contribute towards the economic growth of any nation. The construction industry in Libya faces serious challenges and difficulties due to fast developments and dependence on foreign experts. The current capacity of the Libyan construction industry in order to meet national housing supply needs. Recently, the country is witnessing a new construction boom that will bypass all other construction activity of the past decades. New houses, airports, ports, railways, and roads need to be built and upgraded. Hotels, office buildings and resorts are required to meet the needs of an expanding tourism industry. The main reason for conducting this study was to evaluate which critical success factors are most important in phases of construction projects. This study was in the Wadi Alhaya region in southern part of Libya. A quantitative approach was selected. As conclusion, this paper identifies ten critical success factors that are important and will impact positively on construction projects if they are focused on by all the stakeholders and it can be concluded that the critical success factors found to be most influential in this study could be utilized in future work which examines different situations and environments.

Keywords: Evaluation; Critical success factors; Construction projects; Libya. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2012
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