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Title: Risk management and success of construction projects in Beledwein District, Somalia
Authors: Abdiaziz, Mohamed Siyad
Keywords: Risk management
Success of construction projects
Beledwein District, Somalia
Issue Date: Jun-2015
Publisher: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Abstract: The study sought to establish the relationship between risk management significantly affect the success of construction projects in Beledwein district, Somalia. The study was guided by three specific objectives, which included i) investigating the extent of risk management in Beledwein district, Somalia; ii) success of construction projects in Beledwein district, Somalia and (iii) finding out whether risk management significantly affects the success of construction projects in Beledwein district. Somalia. This research employed descriptive correlational design to describe the relationship between risk management significantly affect the success of construction projects in Beledwein district, Somalia, the study used a total population of 148 and a sample size of 108 respondents, and the questionnaire was used as the research instrument. Descriptive statistics used in this study included frequencies, means and PLCC on correlation of variables. The findings revealed the following: majority of respondents in this sample were male (55.5%) ranging between 21-30 years, (55.6%) were diploma holders and had an experience of 5 years and above (55.6%). Data analysis using means showed that extent of risk management was found to be satisfactory (over all mean2.80). and the level of project success was found to be high and this was indicated by the overall mean (mean=2.86). The extent of risk management and success of construction projects in Beledwein district, Somalia are positive and significantly correlated. Still the conclusions were that; the project managers and workers in Beledwein district, Somalia always document and communicate to their bosses about the potential risks, the project managers and workers always complete the assigned projects in time, there is a positive and significant relationship between the extent of risk management and success of construction projects in Beledwein district, Somalia (r= .387 & SigO.000 respectively), hence concluding that better risk management procedures increase the level of project success in Beledwein district, Somalia, and poor risk management procedures reduce it. The researcher recommended that; the project managers in Beledwein district, Somalia should always sensitize the participants about the potential risks, should make sure that the risks in their organizations are always identified prospectively and put some of them on the key risk list, should always prioritize and implement the risk management plan. The project managers and workers in Beledwein district-Somalia should always make sure that the project scope is always more work oriented. Also prospective researchers and even students were encouraged to research on the following areas; risk identification and project design in Beledwein district, Somalia, risk management and quality of projects in Beledwein district. Somalia, risk assessment and success of construction projects in Beledwein district, Somalia.
Description: A thesis Presented to the College of Higher Degrees and Research of Kampala International University Kampala, Uganda in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the award of a degree of Master in Project Planning and management
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/12683
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