Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1080/09613210110115207
Title: Enhancing integration and innovation in construction
Authors: Dulaimi, M.F. 
Ling, F.Y.Y. 
Ofori, G. 
De Silva, N. 
Keywords: Change
Construction business system
Construction industry development
Innovation
Institutional change
Integration
Project performance
Research and development
Singapore
Issue Date: 2002
Source: Dulaimi, M.F., Ling, F.Y.Y., Ofori, G., De Silva, N. (2002). Enhancing integration and innovation in construction. Building Research and Information 30 (4) : 237-247. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1080/09613210110115207
Abstract: The poor performance of Singapore's construction industry, like its counterparts in other countries, has been highlighted in many studies. The most recent study in Singapore, 'Re-inventing Construction', criticized the performance of the industry and identified fragmentation and segregation of design and construction activities as the main barriers to improved investment and development. The objective of the paper is to identify the activities and initiatives that will motivate and enable the Singapore construction industry to achieve both greater levels of integration and increase the volume of R&D and innovation activities. An industry survey, workshop and interviews identified six factors. The main theme underlying them is the need for the creation of improved business and market conditions that demand further integration and greater innovation effort to meet customer demands and expectations.
Source Title: Building Research and Information
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/45663
ISSN: 09613218
DOI: 10.1080/09613210110115207
Appears in Collections:Staff Publications

Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.

SCOPUSTM   
Citations

101
checked on Dec 6, 2017

WEB OF SCIENCETM
Citations

58
checked on Nov 21, 2017

Page view(s)

96
checked on Dec 10, 2017

Google ScholarTM

Check

Altmetric


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.