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Upgrade the Saudi Arabian Procurement System Delivery Method


Abstract Saudi Arabia has been having many issues with large construction projects such as delays, low performance and high cost. Some studies show that around 70% of the public projects in Saudi Arabia are delayed. These issues have resulted from many factors. One of the factors believed to be delaying projects is the Saudi procurement system. The Saudi procurement system only selects contracts based on the lowest bid price offered. However, the Saudi procurement system has been found to not only produce delayed low quality projects, but also has resulted in higher costs.

This paper shows how to modify the Saudi procurement system by implementing a clarification phase, which is the most important phase in the Performance Information Procurement S... (more)
Created Date 2015
Contributor Alofi, Ahmed Abdulrahman M (Author) / Kashiwagi, Dean (Advisor) / Sullivan, Kenneth (Committee member) / Kashiwagi, Jacob (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Civil engineering / contractors’ solution / delays / Design-bid-build
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 31 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Construction 2015
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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