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The Role of Constracttion Management Professional in Minimizing Wast on Building construction The cost of Addis Ababa.

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dc.contributor.advisor Jekale, Wubishet(phD)
dc.contributor.author Merid, Mulualem
dc.date.accessioned 2018-07-04T06:25:42Z
dc.date.available 2018-07-04T06:25:42Z
dc.date.issued 2012-02
dc.identifier.uri http://localhost:80/xmlui/handle/123456789/6106
dc.description.abstract The thesis is aimed at the role of Construction Management Professional to minimizing material wastage in building construction projects in the case of Addis Ababa. The main focuses of the paper is to identify the existence of building materials wastage and vividly comprehend the extent of material wastage in building construction sites. It is also the intent of the thesis to show the causes and effects of the material wastage in building construction and come up with conclusion and recommendation to minimize wastage with regard to the role of construction management professional. The methods employed for the thesis were; literature review, questionnaire followed by interview for further clarification, site visits to take measurement and observation. Various literatures locally available were reviewed and several web sites searched. Qualitative data collection techniques are used. The thesis affirmed the existence of material waste in the building construction. 86.96% of the respondents have agreed the existence of material wastage in the respective projects. The observation on sties and assessment of archives reiterates the existence of material wastage. The thesis ascertained; design, procurement, material handling, operation, residual and sub-contract types are sources to cause material waste. It also depicted the extent of material wastage is significant. The economic impacts of material wastage are found to be very high that greatly contribute to the expensiveness of building cost which currently observed. Finally; the thesis clearly defined the role of the Construction Management Professional to minimize material waste. The role is explained dividing in to two stages; the role of construction management professional at pre- construction and construction stage. In the final analysis in the case of Addis Ababa; Construction Management Professionals are expected to play the great role to minimize material waste in building construction project staring from inception to execution. Key Words; Material, Wastage, Minimization, Role, Professionals, cause and effect en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Addis Ababa University en_US
dc.subject Material en_US
dc.subject Wastage en_US
dc.subject Minimization en_US
dc.subject Role en_US
dc.subject Professionals en_US
dc.subject Cause and effect en_US
dc.title The Role of Constracttion Management Professional in Minimizing Wast on Building construction The cost of Addis Ababa. en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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