2012-2013 Publications


Department of Building Technology

Staff Publications for 2012/2013

  

BOOKS

  1. Agyekum, K., Ayarkwa, J. and Adinyira, E (2012). Minimizing Materials Wastage at the Construction Stage of a Project: A Lean Construction Approach. Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN-10: 3659158941, ISBN-13: 978-3659158940. 208p.
  2. Kwofie T. E, Adinyira, E. and Botchway, E.(2012) “Critical Project Success Criteria for Public Housing Building Projects in Ghana” Published MPhil Dissertation. ISBN: 978-3-659-20002-1 Lambert Academic Publishers. Germany.

 BOOK REVIEW

  1. Adinyira, E. (2012) Review of “Construction in West Africa” Edited by Laryea, S.,  Agyepong, S., Leiringer, R. and Hughes, W. Published by WABER & EPP Books Services Ltd. ISBN-978-0-9566060-3-7

  REFEREED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  1. Ayarkwa, J.,  Agyekum, K., Adinyira, E, and Osei-Asibey, D. (2012). Perspectives for the implementation of lean construction in the Ghanaian construction industry. Journal of Construction Project Management and Innovation, 2 (2): 345-359.
  2. Ayarkwa, J., Agyekum, K. and Acheampong, A. (2012). Ghanaian construction professionals’ perception on challenges to female retention in the construction industry. Journal of Construction Project Management and Innovation, 2 (2): 360-376.
  3. Agyekum, K., Ayarkwa, J. and Adinyira E. (2012). Consultants’ Perspectives on Materials Waste Reduction in Ghana. Engineering Management Research, 1(1): 138-150. ISSN: 1927-7318
  4. Ayarkwa, J., K. Agyekumand E. Adinyira (2013). Barriers to successful implementation of Lean Construction in the Ghanaian building industry. Journal of Construction, 5(1): pp. 3-11.
  5. Owusu, F.W., Ayarkwa, J. and Frimpong-Mensah, K. (2013). Sanding properties of seven lesser-used timber species in Ghana. Ghana Journal of Forestry, 28(1): 1-14. ISSN: 0855-1707
  6. Badu, E., Owusu-Manu, D., Edwards, D.J., and Brown, M. (2013). Rural Infrastructure Development In The Volta Region Of Ghana: Barriers And Interventions.  Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction (Accepted forthcoming).
  7. Dogbegah, R., Omoteso, K. and Owusu-Manu, D. (2013).  A Qual-Quant (q2) Method for Exploring and Appraising Project Management Competency Requirements for Managing Large Projects in Ghana. International Journal of Construction Project Management (Accepted forthcoming).
  8. Owusu-Manu, D., Afrane, S. K., Badu, E., Edwards, D.J., and Brown, M.  (2013). Redefining Entrepreneurial Learning Paradigms within Developing Countries: A Case Study of Ghana. Industry and Higher Education (Accepted forthcoming).
  9. Badu, E., Owusu-Manu, D., Edwards, D.J., and Holt, G. D. (2013). Corporate Social Responsibility Architecture and CSR Project Alignments within the Construction Industry.  Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, 11(½) (Accepted forthcoming).
  10. Badu, E., Owusu-Manu, D., Edwards, D.J., and Holt, G.D. (2013). Factor Analysis of Strategic Issues Underpinning the Innovative Financing of Infrastructure. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management ASCE, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE) CO.1943-7862.0000641
  11. Owusu-Agyekum, K., Owusu-Manu, D., and Evans, R. (2012). Financial Risk Management- Evidences from Four UK Oil and Natural Gas Companies. International Journal of Project Planning and Finance, 3(1): 36-75.
  12. Badu, E., Edwards, D.J., Owusu-Manu, D., and Brown M. (2012). Barriers to Innovative Financing of Infrastructure Projects Delivery in Ghana.  Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, 17 (3): 253-273
  13. Badu, E., Edwards,D.J., and Owusu-Manu, D. (2012). Trade-credit and supply chain delivery in the Ghanaian construction industry: analysis of vendor interactions with small to medium enterprises. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology Management, 10(3): 360-379.
  14. Owusu-Manu, D., Badu, E., Edwards, D.J., Adesi, M. and Holt, G.D.  (2012) Conceptualisation of the Consultancy Pricing Paradox.  Structural Survey, 30 (4): 357-378.
  15. Ofori-Boadu, A. N., Owusu-Manu, D., Edwards, D.J. and Holt, G.D. (2012). Exploration of Management Practices for LEED Projects: Lessons from Successful Green Building Contractors. Structural Survey, 30 (2):145 – 162.
  16. Oppong, R.A. and Badu, E. (2012). Evaluation of stabilised-earth (TEK) Block for Housing Provision and construction in Ghana. Journal of Science and Technology 32(2):104-118.
  17. Adinyira, E., Botchway, E. and Kwofie, T.E. (2012). Determining Critical Project Success Criteria for Public Housing Building Projects (PHBPs) in Ghana. Engineering Management Research. 1(2): 122-132.
  18. Buertey, J. T.I, Abeere-Inga, E.and  Adjei Kumi, T. (2012). Construction cost contingency estimating in Ghana: A review of work sections prone to scope changes. International Journal of Management, 3(1): 237-253. ISSN 0976 – 6367(Print), ISSN 0976 – 6375 (Online)
  19. Buertey, J. T.I, Abeere-Inga, E. and Adjei Kumi, T. (2012). Practical application of risk management techniques in infrastructural delivery: a case study of the Ghanaian Construction Industry. Journal of Construction Project Management and Innovation, 2 (1): ISSN 2223 7852
  20. Buertey, J. T.I, Abeere-Inga, E. and Adjei Kumi, T. (2012). Estimation cost contingency for construction projects: the impact of systemic and project specific risk. Journal of Construction Project Management and Innovation, 2(1), ISSN 2223 7852
  21. Buertey, J. T.I, Abeere-Inga, E. and Adjei Kumi, T. (2012). Successful delivery of Infrastructural Projects: Epistemic overview of cost risk and uncertainties, Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture, 6(2): 121–131, USA ISSN 1934-7359 Feb. 2012.
  22. Buertey, J. T.I, Abeere-Inga, E. and Adjei Kumi, T. (2012). Project Cost contingency estimation in Ghana, an integrated Approach. Science Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture, ISSN, 227-6332.
  23. Buertey, J. T.I, Abeere-Inga, E. and Adjei Kumi, T. (2012). The financial impact of risk factors affecting project cost contingency: the evidential reasoning Approach. (Accepted for Publication, Journal of Engineering, Project, and Production Management Accepted October 2012). ISSN 2221-6529 (Print), ISSN 2223-8379 (Online).
  24. Buertey, J., and  Adjei Kumi, T. (2012). Cash Management in the construction:  A Factorial Analysis. Pentvars Business Journal, 6 (1).

 CONFERENCE PAPERS

  1. Acheampong, A., Ayarkwa, J., Adom-Asamoah, M. and Baiden, B.K. (2013). Comparative Study of the Physical Properties of Palm Kernel Shells Concrete and Normal Weight Concrete. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa (ICIDA), 17-19 March 2013, Johannesburg, South Africa, pp. 185-193, ISBN: 978-0-620-54070-4.
  2. Ayarkwa, J., Acheampong, A. and Agyekum, K. (2013). Residents Satisfaction with the Social Security and National Insurance Trust Housing in Ghana. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa (ICIDA), 17-19 March 2013, Johannesburg, South Africa, pp. 202-212, ISBN: 978-0-620-54070-4.
  3. Ayarkwa, J., Baiden, B.K., Osei-Asibey, D. and Sabah, C.B.S. (2013). Benefits Derived by District Assemblies from their Project Consultants. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa (ICIDA), 17-19 March 2013, Johannesburg, South Africa, pp. 194-201, ISBN: 978-0-620-54070-4.
  4. Ayarkwa, J., Baiden, B.K. and Sabah, C.B.S. (2013). Performance of District Assemblies’ consultants on common fund projects. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa (ICIDA), 17-19 March 2013, Johannesburg, South Africa, pp. 375-386, ISBN: 978-0-620-54070-4
  5. Agyekum, K., Ayarkwa, J. and Adjei-Kumi, T. (2013). Minimizing materials wastage in construction- a lean construction approach. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa (ICIDA), 17-19 March 2013, Johannesburg, South Africa, pp. 444-461,  ISBN: 978-0-620-54070-4.
  6. Orgen, N.K., Ahadzie, D.K., Ayarkwa, J. and Badu, E. (2013). Conceptual Models for Assessing Adversarial Business Relationship and Improvement of Engineering and Design Service Delivery (EDSD) in Ghana. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa (ICIDA), 17-19 March 2013, Johannesburg, South Africa, pp. 59-69. ISBN: 978-0-620-54070-4.
  7. Fugar, F.D.K., Ashiboe-Mensah, N.A. and Adinyira, E. (2013). Human Capital Theory: Implications for the Ghanaian Construction Industry Development. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa (ICIDA), 17-19 March 2013, Johannesburg, South Africa, pp. 49-58, ISBN: 978-0-620-54070-4.
  8. Bamfo-Adjei, E., Nani, G. and Hackman, J.K. (2013). The Influence of the Public Procurement Act 2003 (ACT 663) on Project Time Performance of Construction Projects in Ghana. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa (ICIDA), 17-19 March 2013, Johannesburg, South Africa, pp. 70-76, ISBN: 978-0-620-54070-4.
  9. Ashiboe-Mensah, N.A., Fugar, F.D.K. and Adinyira, E. (2013). The Adoption and Diffusion of Innovations in the Ghanaian Building Industry. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa (ICIDA), 17-19 March 2013, Johannesburg, South Africa, pp. 129-140, ISBN: 978-0-620-54070-4.
  10. Adinyira, E. and Anokye, P. (2013). Illegal Appendages to Residential Buildings in Kumasi, Ghana- A Case Study of North Suntreso. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa (ICIDA), 17-19 March 2013, Johannesburg, South Africa, pp. 176-184, ISBN: 978-0-620-54070-4.
  11. Adinyira, E., Botchway, E. And Kwofie T. E (2012) “Investigating The Underlining Factors Of Critical Project Success Criteria For Public Housing Delivery In Ghana” In Wang Jiayuan, Ding Zhikun, Zou Liang, Zuo Jian (Eds) Proceedings of the 17th International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate (CRIOCM2012) 17th -18th November 2012 Shenzhen, China. Springer: ISBN (print): 978-3-642-35547-9. ISBN (eBook): 978-3-642-35548-6. ISBN (MyCopy): 978-3-642-35549-3
  12. Adinyira, E.  (2012)Financial Profitability of Privately Managed Public Infrastructure in Ghana: The Case of Small Towns Water Supply ” In Badu E., Dinye, R., Ahadzie, D., and Owusu-Manu, D. (Eds) Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, Kumasi Ghana. ISSN 2026-6650
  13. Osei-Asibey, D. and Adinyira, E.  (2012)Causes Of Disputes In Infrastructural Delivery In Ghana” In Badu E., Dinye, R., Ahadzie, D., and Owusu-Manu, D. (Eds) Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, Kumasi Ghana. ISSN 2026-6650
  14. Orgen, N.K., Ahadzie, D.K., Ayarkwa, J. and Badu, E. (2012b). An Integrated Supply Chain Relationship Management Conceptual Framework for Improving Engineering and Design Service Delivery (EDSD) to Building Contractors in Ghana. In Proceedings of the  4th West Africa Built Environment Research (WABER) Conference, 24-26 July 2012, Abuja, Nigeria.
  15. Buertey, J. T.I, Abeere-Inga, E.; Adjei Kumi, T. (2012). Successful Delivery of Infrastructural Projects: Epistemic Overview of Cost Risk and Uncertainties, Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa at KNUST, Kumasi, 22nd – 24th March 2012.
  16. Buertey, J. T.I, Abeere-Inga, E.;  Adjei Kumi, T. (2012), Practical Application of Risk Management Techniques In Infrastructural Delivery: Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa at KNUST, Kumasi, 22nd – 24th March 2012.
  17. Buertey, J. T.I, Abeere-Inga, E.;  Adjei-Kumi, T. (2012), Estimating Cost Contingency for Construction Projects, the impact of systemic and Project specific risk, Proceedings of the WABER 2012 Doctoral Seminar, Abujah, Nigeria, 22-24th July 2012
  18. Nani, G. (2012). Research in our environment: Which Philosophy, which methods? (Key Note Address). 1st Applied Research Conference in Africa, Elmina Beach Resort, Elmina, Ghana, 29th – 31st Aug.
  19. Bamfo-Adjei, E., Nani, G., and Hackman, J. K. (2012) The influence of the Ghana Public procurement Act 2003 (Act 663) on Project performance of construction projects: the contractors view point, 1st Applied Research Conference in Africa, Elmina Beach Resort, Elmina, Ghana, 29th – 31st Aug.
  20. Bamfo-Adjei, E., Nani, G., and Hackman, J. K. (2013) The influence of the Ghana Public Procurement Act 2003 (Act 663) on Project Time Performance of Construction Projects in Ghana, 2nd International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa, 17th – 19th March, 2013.

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