Managing IBS Project: The evolving roles and competencies of project manager
The purpose of this paper is to investigate the initial information related to the roles and competencies required for a project manager who managed IBS construction projects in the Malaysian construction industry. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with the project managers who have experience in managing an IBS construction project. The finding reveals unanimously agreed that the project managers who managed IBS construction projects have to undertake extra roles which required additional competency as compared to the generic construction projects. It is hoped that the findings from this research will assist the project managers in their career development.
Keywords: Competence; Construction; Project manager; Industrialized building system
eISSN 2398-4295 © 2018. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open-access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.
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