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Violent behaviour on construction sites: Structural equation modelling of its impact on unsafe behaviour using partial least squares (2020)
Journal Article
Adinyira, E., Manu, P., Agyekum, K., Mahamadu, A. M., & Olomolaiye, P. O. (in press). Violent behaviour on construction sites: Structural equation modelling of its impact on unsafe behaviour using partial least squares. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, https://doi.org/10.1108/ECAM-09-2019-0489

Purpose: Work on construction sites involves individuals with diverse character, temperament,age, physical strength, culture, religion and experience level. A good number of these individuals are also alleged to involve themselves in substance and al... Read More about Violent behaviour on construction sites: Structural equation modelling of its impact on unsafe behaviour using partial least squares.

Design for safety implementation among design professionals in construction: The context of Palestine (2020)
Journal Article
Abueisheh, Q., Manu, P., Mahamadu, A., & Cheung, C. (2020). Design for safety implementation among design professionals in construction: The context of Palestine. Safety Science, 128, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2020.104742

Design for safety (DfS), also known as prevention through design, is a prominent means for tackling work-related illnesses and injuries in construction. However, the available DfS studies in construction have paid very limited attention to developing... Read More about Design for safety implementation among design professionals in construction: The context of Palestine.

A web-based design for occupational safety and health capability maturity indicator (2019)
Journal Article
Poghosyan, A., Manu, P., Mahamadu, A., Akinade, O., Mahdjoubi, L., Gibb, A., & Behm, M. (2020). A web-based design for occupational safety and health capability maturity indicator. Safety Science, 122, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2019.104516

It has been established that design contributes to the occurrence of occupational injuries and illnesses in the construction sector. This has resulted in the need for designers to implement design for occupational safety and health (DfOSH), which is... Read More about A web-based design for occupational safety and health capability maturity indicator.

Differences in stakeholder ability in addressing unethical practices: Insights from the surveying profession (2019)
Journal Article
Manu, P., Agyekum, K., Mahamadu, A., Olomolaiye, P., & Adinyira, E. (2019). Differences in stakeholder ability in addressing unethical practices: Insights from the surveying profession. Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, 145(4), https://doi.org/10.1061...%29ei.1943-5541.0000426

While several measures have been suggested to address unethical practices within the built environment, it remains unclear whether some stakeholders are more able to influence improvement in unethical practices than others, and if so whether such phe... Read More about Differences in stakeholder ability in addressing unethical practices: Insights from the surveying profession.

The importance of BIM capability assessment: An evaluation of post-selection performance of organisations on construction projects (2019)
Journal Article
Mahamadu, A., Manu, P., Mahdjoubi, L., Booth, C., Aigbavboa, C., & Abanda, F. (2020). The importance of BIM capability assessment: An evaluation of post-selection performance of organisations on construction projects. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, 27(1), 24-48. https://doi.org/10.1108/ecam-09-2018-0357

Purpose: The emergence of building information modelling (BIM) has led to the need for pre-qualification and selection of organisations capable of working within a BIM environment. Several criteria have been proposed for the assessment of an organisa... Read More about The importance of BIM capability assessment: An evaluation of post-selection performance of organisations on construction projects.

The role of Internet of Things in delivering smart construction (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Gbadamosi, A., Oyedele, L., Mahamadu, A., Kusimo, H., & Olawale, O. (2019, July). The role of Internet of Things in delivering smart construction. Presented at CIB World Building Congress 2019

The construction industry is the least digitised sector in the world and it contributes significantly less, in terms of productivity, to the global economy than its average potential. Current trends in the construction industry are aimed at leveragin... Read More about The role of Internet of Things in delivering smart construction.

Understanding environmental incidents on construction sites in Australia: The causal factors, environmental impact and their relations (2019)
Journal Article
Andrić, J. M., Wang, J., Mahamadu, A. M., & Zhong, R. (2019). Understanding environmental incidents on construction sites in Australia: The causal factors, environmental impact and their relations. Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, 25(7), 617-630. https://doi.org/10.3846/jcem.2019.10435

The construction sites are prone to environmental incidents. In this paper, the root causes of incidents and immediate actions taken after events are identified through qualitative analysis, while the environmental impacts, the cost of mitigation, ti... Read More about Understanding environmental incidents on construction sites in Australia: The causal factors, environmental impact and their relations.

Infrastructure procurement capacity gaps in Nigeria public sector institutions (2019)
Journal Article
Manu, P., Mahamadu, A., Booth, C., Olomolaiye, P., Coker, A., Ibrahim, A., & Lamond, J. (2019). Infrastructure procurement capacity gaps in Nigeria public sector institutions. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, 26(9), 1962-1985. https://doi.org/10.1108/ECAM-11-2017-0240

Purpose: The achievement of sustainable development goals is linked to the procurement of public infrastructure in a manner that meets key procurement objectives, such as sustainability, value-for-money, transparency and accountability. At the heart... Read More about Infrastructure procurement capacity gaps in Nigeria public sector institutions.

Design for occupational safety and health: Key attributes for organisational capability (2019)
Journal Article
Manu, P., Poghosyan, A., Mahamadu, A., Mahdjoubi, L., Gibb, A., Behm, M., & Akinade, O. (2019). Design for occupational safety and health: Key attributes for organisational capability. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, 26(11), 2614-2636. https://doi.org/10.1108/ECAM-09-2018-0389

Purpose: Against the backdrop of the contribution of design to the occurrence of occupational injuries and illnesses in construction, design for occupational safety and health (DfOSH) is increasingly becoming prominent in the construction sector. To... Read More about Design for occupational safety and health: Key attributes for organisational capability.

Building information modelling (BIM) capability and delivery success on construction projects (2019)
Journal Article
Mahamadu, A., Mahdjoubi, L., Booth, C., Manu, P., & Manu, E. (2019). Building information modelling (BIM) capability and delivery success on construction projects. Construction Innovation: Information, Process, Management, 19(2), 170-192. https://doi.org/10.1108/CI-03-2018-0016

Purpose: In spite of emerging research on building information modelling (BIM) capability assessment, there is a general dearth of knowledge about the links between often pre-emptive capability measurement attributes and actual delivery success. More... Read More about Building information modelling (BIM) capability and delivery success on construction projects.

The cost performance and causes of overruns in infrastructure development projects in Asia (2019)
Journal Article
Andrić, J. M., Mahamadu, A., Wang, J., Zou, P. X. W., & Zhong, R. (2019). The cost performance and causes of overruns in infrastructure development projects in Asia. Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, 25(3), 203-214. https://doi.org/10.3846/jcem.2019.8646

© 2019 The Author(s). Published by VGTU Pr. Infrastructure plays a major role in the economic development of countries, especially in Asia which has experienced tremendous growth in recent years. The procurement of infrastructure continues to be char... Read More about The cost performance and causes of overruns in infrastructure development projects in Asia.

Offsite construction: Developing a BIM-Based optimizer for assembly (2019)
Journal Article
Gbadamosi, A. Q., Mahamadu, A. M., Oyedele, L. O., Akinade, O. O., Manu, P., Mahdjoubi, L., & Aigbavboa, C. (2019). Offsite construction: Developing a BIM-Based optimizer for assembly. Journal of Cleaner Production, 215, 1180-1190. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.01.113

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd The lack of adequate consideration of the underlying factors affecting the methods of building assembly often results in inefficiencies in the uses of building materials, equipment and manpower. These inefficiencies are further co... Read More about Offsite construction: Developing a BIM-Based optimizer for assembly.

Design for safety in construction in Sub-Saharan Africa: A study of architects in Ghana (2018)
Journal Article
Manu, P., Poghosyan, A., Agyei, G., Mahamadu, A. M., & Dziekonski, K. (in press). Design for safety in construction in Sub-Saharan Africa: A study of architects in Ghana. International Journal of Construction Management, https://doi.org/10.1080/15623599.2018.1541704

Design for safety (DfS) is an important mechanism for addressing accidents in construction. In the main, DfS studies have largely focussed on various regions of the world other than sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Through a questionnaire survey, this study... Read More about Design for safety in construction in Sub-Saharan Africa: A study of architects in Ghana.

Exploring behavioural factors for information sharing in BIM projects in the Malaysian construction industry (2018)
Journal Article
Che Ibrahim, C. K. I., Sabri, M. N. A., Belayutham, S., & Mahamadu, A. (2019). Exploring behavioural factors for information sharing in BIM projects in the Malaysian construction industry. Built Environment Project and Asset Management, 9(1), 15-28. https://doi.org/10.1108/BEPAM-02-2018-0042

© 2018, Emerald Publishing Limited. Purpose: Despite the wave of enthusiasm for building information modelling (BIM) as a platform for information sharing, issues from the context of information-sharing behaviours still exist. The purpose of this pap... Read More about Exploring behavioural factors for information sharing in BIM projects in the Malaysian construction industry.

Curbing unethical practices associated with preferential allocation of construction contracts in Ghana: Survey professionals’ perception of who should lead the way (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Adinyira, E., Manu, P., Mahamadu, A., Olomolaiye, P., & Agyekum, K. (2018). Curbing unethical practices associated with preferential allocation of construction contracts in Ghana: Survey professionals’ perception of who should lead the way

The construction industry in Ghana is bursting with speculations and pieces of information that suggest that certain contracts are awarded on basis other than merits of a proposed bid and the competitiveness of cost. Undoubtedly, this unethical pract... Read More about Curbing unethical practices associated with preferential allocation of construction contracts in Ghana: Survey professionals’ perception of who should lead the way.

Design for safety implementation factors: a literature review (2018)
Journal Article
Poghosyan, A., Manu, P., Mahdjoubi, L., Gibb, A. G., Behm, M., & Mahamadu, A. M. (2018). Design for safety implementation factors: a literature review. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, 16(5), 783-797. https://doi.org/10.1108/JEDT-09-2017-0088

© 2018, Emerald Publishing Limited. Purpose: Decisions made during the design stage of construction works can significantly reduce the risk of occurrence of occupational accidents, injuries and illnesses. Moreover, it has been established that design... Read More about Design for safety implementation factors: a literature review.

Organisational attributes that determine integrated safety, health and environmental management capability (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Asah-Kissiedu, M., Manu, P., Booth, C., & Mahamadu, A. (2018, September). Organisational attributes that determine integrated safety, health and environmental management capability. Paper presented at The 9th International Conference on Engineering Project and Production Management (EPPM) 2018

Implementing separate Environmental Management System (EMS) and Safety and Health Management System (SHMS) can be costly for organisations and hence the advent of integrated management systems. The effective implementation of integrated safety, healt... Read More about Organisational attributes that determine integrated safety, health and environmental management capability.

Assessment of procurement capacity challenges inhibiting public infrastructure procurement: A Nigerian inquiry (2018)
Journal Article
Manu, P., Mahamadu, A. M., Booth, C., Olomolaiye, P., Ibrahim, A., & Coker, A. (2018). Assessment of procurement capacity challenges inhibiting public infrastructure procurement: A Nigerian inquiry. Built Environment Project and Asset Management, 8(4), 386-402. https://doi.org/10.1108/BEPAM-02-2018-0038

© 2018, Emerald Publishing Limited. Purpose: Public procurement capacity is composed of three facets: individual, organisational and an enabling national environment which encapsulates national legislation, policies and institutional arrangements tha... Read More about Assessment of procurement capacity challenges inhibiting public infrastructure procurement: A Nigerian inquiry.

Health and safety management practices of contractors in South East Asia: A multi country study of Cambodia, Vietnam, and Malaysia (2018)
Journal Article
Manu, P., Mahamadu, A. M., Phung, V. M., Nguyen, T. T., Ath, C., Heng, A. Y. T., & Kit, S. C. (2018). Health and safety management practices of contractors in South East Asia: A multi country study of Cambodia, Vietnam, and Malaysia. Safety Science, 107, 188-201. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2017.07.007

© 2017 Elsevier Ltd The construction sector is notorious for accounting for numerous occupational deaths, injuries and illnesses in many countries. In emerging economies this situation could be direr, and health and safety (H&S) management by contrac... Read More about Health and safety management practices of contractors in South East Asia: A multi country study of Cambodia, Vietnam, and Malaysia.

Development of a design for occupational safety and health capability maturity model (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Manu, P., Poghosyan, A., Mahamadu, A., Mahdjoubi, L., Gibb, A., Behm, M., & Akinade, O. (2018, August). Development of a design for occupational safety and health capability maturity model. Paper presented at Joint CIB W099 and TG59 Conference

Design for occupational safety and health (DfOSH) is growing in prominence in the construction sector. Consequently, designers (as individuals or organisations) are expected to mitigate occupational health and safety risks through design. In order fo... Read More about Development of a design for occupational safety and health capability maturity model.


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