Value management has been applied to construction projects throughout the world, but in some regions, it is just gaining popularity. Therefore, it is necessary to create awareness of value management among stakeholders and understand various obstacles to its implementation.
Value Management Implementation in Construction addresses various factors that can enhance the application of the discipline as well as its adoption among concerned stakeholders. This book discusses the practice of value management in various developed and developing countries by exposing the techniques and models that can be employed in value management exercises, with a view to achieving sustainable development while delivering projects to the satisfaction of clients.
This book provides guidance on value management as a tool for improving the delivery of infrastructural projects for construction professionals, employers of labour, researchers and students alike with evidence from various countries around the world.
About the Author:
Ayodeji E. Oke is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Quantity Surveying, Federal University of Technology Akure, Nigeria. With more than 250 publications, his research interest is in Sustainable Infrastructure Management (SIM), emphasising sustainable construction, value management, quantity surveying, and construction in the digital era.
Seyi S. Stephen is a graduate of Quantity Surveying from the Federal University of Technology, Akure Nigeria. He is a social psychology and behavioural sciences enthusiast. He also has a flair for literature and his areas of specialization are academic consultancy, psychological education and teaching.
Clinton O. Aigbavboa is a Professor in the Department of Construction Management and Quantity Surveying, University of Johannesburg, South Africa. He has published several research papers in housing, construction and engineering management and research methodology for construction students. He has extensive knowledge in practice, research, training and teaching.