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Afolabi, A.O. and Ojelabi, Rapheal A. and Tunji-Olayeni, P .F and Omuh, I. O. and Adedotun, Akinola and Afolabi, Adesola (2018) EMPIRICAL REVIEW OF VARIATION ORDERS’ INFLUENCE IN CONSTRUCTION PROJECT DELIVERY. International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology (IJCIET), 9 (7). pp. 412-421. ISSN 0976-6316

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Variations on construction projects are sometimes unavoidable but most times unnecessary. The resultant effects of allowing too much of variation orders issued on construction projects affect time, cost and quality. The study examined variation orders’ influence in construction project delivery. Using a cross-sectional survey of construction businesses with completed projects, the study utilized a questionnaire instrument. The study showed that consultants contribute to the high variation orders issued during the building project lifecycle which ultimately results in the discrepancies between the initial and final cost of construction. The study suggested the early involvement of all construction professionals including the active participation of the client in preparing a comprehensive feasibility and maintainability analysis at the design stage of construction projects. Consultants should not work in isolation but rather collectively in producing an error-proof design.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Client, Construction industry, Delay, Project Delivery, Variation.
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TH Building construction
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Engineering Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs Hannah Akinwumi
Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2018 12:25
Last Modified: 03 Sep 2018 12:25

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