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Development of Evaluation System for Overseas Business Capability of Construction Firms
Jang, Woosik; Yang, Hae-Beom; Han, Seung-Heon;
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Since 1960's, international construction market have explosively increase and have reached up to 600 Bil. US$ through active participation of construction firms and steady support of government. Nevertheless, owners, clients and financial institutions required reasonable criteria to effectively assess the overseas business capabilities of construction firms. However, the existing methods for construction firms rarely considers the perspective of overseas business capabilities. To overcome these problems, this study proposes an evaluation system for overseas business capabilities of construction firms. First, the needs for new evaluation system is derived through FGI, and the direction of new evaluation system is presented by reviewing the limitations of existing methods. Also, the capabilities that are required for the performances for overseas businesses were analyzed through expert interviews. Finally, 31 primary evaluation indices consisting of 3 criteria - appropriateness of index, possibility of quantification, possibility of data gathering - are derived under 9 categories and 3 perspectives through surveys and consultation meeting. The preliminary investigation of 24 Korean construction firms are conducted for comparing the existing evaluation systems and to verify its applicability. The proposed method could provide a rational criterion to evaluate the construction firms, improve internal capacity of firms, and ultimately supports the success of the construction industry.
International construction;Overseas business capability;Evaluation of construction firm;Evaluation index;
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