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Adjusting Planning Management and Control to the Owner Environment Case Study: Consultant Adjustment to the Owner Environment in Thailand
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Adjusting Planning Management and Control to the Owner Environment Case Study: Consultant Adjustment to the Owner Environment in Thailand
Sruntummakul, Apai; Leungbootnak, Narong; MIN, Vuthea;
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 Abstract
Consultant and owner play a very important role in the construction sector which is one of the main sectors in economic development. There are many stakeholders in a construction project including but not limited to: owner, consultant, contractor, subcontractor, and supplier. The consultant is the party who is to stay in close touch with the project owner, which both consultant and owner are considered as the main key stakeholders to make the project happen. It`s not a simple task for a consultant to just implement the same style of management and control within various projects that are of a different background and character of owners. Thus, the adjusting plan management and control to the owner environment has been an essential technique to drive the project to success. The objective of this paper is to identify the significant management techniques for adjusting a plan of management and control to the owner environment in Thailand. The methodology is the identification throughout the analogous to abduction from literature review and our empirical observations of Future Engineering Consultants Co, Ltd. We have been in consultation for twenty-five years (25) in Thailand with 209 projects from both public and private owners. As a result, there are (1) Project management styles, (2) Personal style, (3) Owner expectation management, (4) Scope Management, (5) Time Management, (6) Cost Management, (7) Quality Management, and (8) Environmental Management. The input are: a clear defined goal, showing respect by giving good service, maintaining high quality, keeping in touch with owners, and resources. This would give the output of the project`s success by meeting the owner`s expectation and requirements.
 Keywords
Construction;Project management;Owner;Consultant;Best practice;
 Language
English
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