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Title: A project management quality cost information system for the construction industry
Authors: Love, PED
Irani, Z
Keywords: Quality costs;Project management;Information system
Issue Date: 2003
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: Information and Management. 40 (7) 649-661
Abstract: A prototype Project Management Quality Cost System (PROMQACS) was developed to determine quality costs in construction projects. The structure and information requirements that are needed to provide a classification system of quality costs were identified and discussed. The developed system was tested and implemented in two case study construction projects to determine the information and management issues needed to develop PROMQACS into a software program. In addition, the system was used to determine the cost and causes of rework that occurred in the projects. It is suggested that project participants can use the information in PROMQACS to identify shortcomings in their project-related activities and therefore take the appropriate action to improve their management practices in future projects. The benefits and limitations of PROMQACS are identified.
ISSN: 0378-7206
Appears in Collections:Business and Management
Brunel Business School Research Papers

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