Causes of Schedule Delays in Building Construction Projects in Vanuatu

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Kim, Dae Young;Chi, Seokho

  • 투고 : 2014.05.07
  • 심사 : 2015.10.28
  • 발행 : 2015.12.20

초록

With its recent tourism boom, Vanuatu, a small country in the South Pacific, is experiencing an increasing demand for construction. However, it has been struggling with persistent schedule delays in their construction projects due to a variety of reasons. In an attempt to respond to this situation, this paper aims to identify the major causes of schedule delays in building construction in Pacific island countries, with a focus on Vanuatu. To collect data on the factors affecting schedule delays, face-to-face interviews were conducted. Based on these, seven major causes of schedule delays, as selected by the majority of the participants, were identified and discussed to provide perceptive insights for future improvement opportunities. This paper attempts to help contractors with limited resources better understand the major causes of schedule delay in Vanuatu and achieve better performance in building projects.

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schedule delays;small building projects;schedule performance;republic of vanuatu

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