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Assessment and Development of Contractors’ Mitigation Practices Towards Risks out of Contractors’ Control in the Saudi Construction Industry

Abstract Recent studies have identified that contractors in the Saudi construction industry are not the main party that cause risks as owners and other parties have the major share of causing risks. However, with the identification that risks out of contractors’ control are a leading cause of low performance, there is a lack of efficient risk mitigation practices in Saudi to manage these risks. The main aim of this dissertation is to assess the current practices applied by contractors to minimize risk out of their control and develop a risk mitigation model to manage these risks. The main objectives of the study are: investigating the risks that are out of contractors’ control, assessing the contractors’ current risk mitigation and performance measu... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Algahtany, Mohammed (Author) / Sullivan, Kenneth (Advisor) / Kashiwagi, Dean (Committee member) / Badger, William (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Engineering / Civil engineering / Management / Performance Measurement / Public projects / Risk analysis / Risk Management / Risk Mitigation / Saudi Arabia
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 143 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Doctoral Dissertation Construction Management 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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