The life cycle process model for efficient construction manager

Conceptual modelling at the level of personality and at micro, meso and macro levels

Arturas Kaklauskas, Dilanthi Amaratunga, Irene Lill

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Abstract

The problem is how to define the life cycle of an efficient construction manager when a lot of various stakeholders are involved in his activities, when alternative versions of construction management come to hundreds of thousands and when the efficiency changes with the alterations in the personality traits, the micro, meso and macro conditions and the constituent parts of the process in question. Formalized presentation of the research shows how changes in the personality traits, micro, meso and macro environment and the extent to which the goals pursued by various stakeholders are satisfied cause corresponding changes in the value and utility degree of a construction manager life cycle. For that purpose, we need to analyse versions of a construction manager life cycle, because such analysis helps to find an optimal combination of factors related to the personality and micro, meso and macro environment. The more alternative versions are investigated before making a final decision, the greater is the possibility of a more rational end result. Using the available information it is possible to perform the multiple criteria analysis of the components of a construction manager life cycle and to select the most efficient versions. Afterwards, the resulting compatible and rational components are combined into the alternatives of a construction manager life cycle. Following the multiple criteria analysis of the alternatives obtained in this way, the most efficient alternatives can be selected. Strengths and weaknesses of investigated alternatives are also analysed. The facts determining why and to what extent one version is better than the other are also established. All analyses are based on conceptual and quantitative information.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCOBRA 2010
Subtitle of host publicationConstruction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2010
Externally publishedYes
EventConstruction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors - Dauphine Université Paris, Paris, France
Duration: 2 Sep 20103 Sep 2010
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ConferenceConstruction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
Abbreviated titleCOBRA 2010
CountryFrance
CityParis
Period2/09/103/09/10
OtherContributions are invited for the themed session on Disaster Management that will be held as part of the RICS COBRA 2010 Conference aims to stimulate ideas arising from research by exploring the range of perspectives from which the construction industry is able to contribute towards improved resilience to disasters and by facilitating the dissemination of the existing knowledge base.
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Kaklauskas, A., Amaratunga, D., & Lill, I. (2010). The life cycle process model for efficient construction manager: Conceptual modelling at the level of personality and at micro, meso and macro levels. In COBRA 2010 : Construction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
Kaklauskas, Arturas ; Amaratunga, Dilanthi ; Lill, Irene. / The life cycle process model for efficient construction manager : Conceptual modelling at the level of personality and at micro, meso and macro levels. COBRA 2010 : Construction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. 2010.
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The life cycle process model for efficient construction manager : Conceptual modelling at the level of personality and at micro, meso and macro levels. / Kaklauskas, Arturas; Amaratunga, Dilanthi; Lill, Irene.

COBRA 2010 : Construction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. 2010.

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Kaklauskas A, Amaratunga D, Lill I. The life cycle process model for efficient construction manager: Conceptual modelling at the level of personality and at micro, meso and macro levels. In COBRA 2010 : Construction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. 2010