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Current Scenario of Documentation in Construction Sector of Surat Region

Current Scenario of Documentation in Construction Sector of Surat Region Rapid growth of construction industry brings innovation and complexity in construction project. As we all know, there are numerous numbers of stakeholders are associated in single project including designers, engineers, contractor and daily workers. Single construction project creates tremendous number of documents throughout its life. Management of these documents has become essential as it has a great potential to overcome against time and cost overruns. Proper documentation helps project manager at the time of disputes between stakeholders. This paper depicts the current situation of documentation in Surat with current method used by construction person. As paper proceed, it shows various category of documents managed by construction persons on current project. Also, WhatsApp and e-mail are mainly used for document transfer to various stakeholders, engineers and contractor. Disputes between stakeholders is derived the top most issue due to improper documentation from Relative Importance Index calculation. Based on output of spearman correlation, disputes between stakeholders and miscommunication between team members are highly correlated with each other. Further spearman rank correlation shows that there is highly agreement between responses on project manager and PMC owner. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series A Springer Journals

Current Scenario of Documentation in Construction Sector of Surat Region

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © The Institution of Engineers (India) 2021
ISSN
2250-2149
eISSN
2250-2157
DOI
10.1007/s40030-021-00531-2
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Abstract

Rapid growth of construction industry brings innovation and complexity in construction project. As we all know, there are numerous numbers of stakeholders are associated in single project including designers, engineers, contractor and daily workers. Single construction project creates tremendous number of documents throughout its life. Management of these documents has become essential as it has a great potential to overcome against time and cost overruns. Proper documentation helps project manager at the time of disputes between stakeholders. This paper depicts the current situation of documentation in Surat with current method used by construction person. As paper proceed, it shows various category of documents managed by construction persons on current project. Also, WhatsApp and e-mail are mainly used for document transfer to various stakeholders, engineers and contractor. Disputes between stakeholders is derived the top most issue due to improper documentation from Relative Importance Index calculation. Based on output of spearman correlation, disputes between stakeholders and miscommunication between team members are highly correlated with each other. Further spearman rank correlation shows that there is highly agreement between responses on project manager and PMC owner.

Journal

Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series ASpringer Journals

Published: Jun 9, 2021

Keywords: Project manager; Relative importance index; Spearman correlation

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