Page 1 of 3

Preparing an Annotated Bibliography

Continues for 2 more pages »
Read full document

Preparing an Annotated Bibliography

Page 1 of 3
Preparing an Annotated Bibliography
Lai, I. K. W., & Lam, F. K. S. (2010). Perception of various performance criteria by stakeholders in the construction sector Hong Kong. Construction Management & Economics, 28, 377-391. doi:10.1080/01446190903521515 Ivan Lai from Macau University of Science and Technology, Macau and Frankie Lam from University of South Australia, Adelaide used a research model based on nine performance benchmarks and their corresponding performances. The intent of this research is to analyze the participants concern about the significance of perceived performance criteria and their relevant performance results in a construction project. The data of total 324 practitioners who were engaged in construction projects in Hong Kong were compiled The following five hypotheses were developed based on their research i.e. the levels of emphasis of the performance criteria may be varied; levels of importance of the performance criteria may differ with respect to their performance outcomes; different participant capacities in a construction project may have different opinions on the identical performance; different kinds of construction projects may demand different types of performance; and lastly employees in different practical roles may have different opinions on performance. This research is established upon nine specific performance criteria i.e. profit, time, no claims or contractual disputes, job satisfaction, quality, safety, environment, creation of innovative ideas, and efficiency. Common participants in construction field called stake holders include consulting firms, contractors, government departments and private enterprises. To gather requisite information, a questionnaire is compiled to obtain information from people engaged with partnering projects in Hong Kong. The data was evaluated using one way analysis of variance (ANOVA) and repeated measures ANOVA. Their findings signify that timely fulfillment of project is the most...