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Issues affecting motivation on construction projects

N. R. Mansfield

Issues affecting motivation on construction projects

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Published by Elsevier in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Photocopy of: International journal of project management, vol. 9, no. 2, (1991), pp.93-98.

Other titlesInternational journal of project management.
StatementN. R. Mansfield and N. S. Odeh.
ContributionsInternational Project Management Association., Association of Project Managers.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16796200M


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this report will be structured by first examining what factors are likely to affect a project’s performance. Success may be defined differently in construction projects based on technology issues, the client’s perception of. The ability to influence and motivate others is a skill that is difficult to master.

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Motivation is present in every life function. A common place that we see the need to apply motivation is in the work place. In the work force, we can see motivation play a key role in leadership success. the factors that can affect the productivity of manpower. The productivity risk factor has also a strong impact on the project duration.

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university of florida. Client-side project managers face challenges in motivating project organisations to pursue exceptional design and construction performance. One approach to improving the motivation of project organisations is by offering a financial incentive reward for the achievement of voluntary performance standards above the minimum required standard.

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