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Insolvency of small civil engineering firms: Critical strategic factors (2016)
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Akinade, O. O., Oyedele, L. O., Alaka, H. A., Oyedele, L., Owolabi, H. A., Bilal, M., …Akinade, O. (2017). Insolvency of small civil engineering firms: Critical strategic factors. Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, 143(3), 04016026. https://doi.org/10.1061/%28ASCE%29EI.1943-5541.0000321

© 2016 American Society of Civil Engineers. Construction industry insolvency studies have failed to stem the industry's high insolvency tide because many focus on big civil engineering firms (CEF) when over 90% of firms in the industry are small or m... Read More about Insolvency of small civil engineering firms: Critical strategic factors.

Critical management practices influencing on-site waste minimization in construction projects (2016)
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Ajayi, S., Oyedele, L., Bilal, M., Akinade, O., Alaka, H., & Owolabi, H. (2017). Critical management practices influencing on-site waste minimization in construction projects. Waste Management, 59, 330-339. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2016.10.040

As a result of increasing recognition of effective site management as the strategic approach for achieving the required performance in construction projects, this study seeks to identify the key site management practices that are requisite for constr... Read More about Critical management practices influencing on-site waste minimization in construction projects.

Design for Deconstruction (DfD): Critical success factors for diverting end-of-life waste from landfills (2016)
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Kadiri, K. O., Jaiyeoba, B. E., Bello, S. A., Owolabi, H. A., Alaka, H. A., Ajayi, S. O., …Kadiri, K. (2017). Design for Deconstruction (DfD): Critical success factors for diverting end-of-life waste from landfills. Waste Management, 60, 3-13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2016.08.017

© 2016 Elsevier Ltd The aim of this paper is to identify Critical Success Factors (CSF) needed for effective material recovery through Design for Deconstruction (DfD). The research approach employed in this paper is based on a sequential exploratory... Read More about Design for Deconstruction (DfD): Critical success factors for diverting end-of-life waste from landfills.

Emotional intelligence and British expatriates’ cross-cultural adjustment in international construction projects (2016)
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Oyedele, L. O., Konanahalli, A., & Oyedele, L. (2016). Emotional intelligence and British expatriates’ cross-cultural adjustment in international construction projects. Construction Management and Economics, 34(11), 751-768. https://doi.org/10.1080/01446193.2016.1213399

© 2016 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Today’s internationalized business demands global mindset, intercultural sensitivity and the ability to skilfully negotiate through cross-cultural interactions. Therefore, the overall ai... Read More about Emotional intelligence and British expatriates’ cross-cultural adjustment in international construction projects.

Methodological approach of construction business failure prediction studies: a review (2016)
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Akinade, O. O., Oyedele, L. O., Alaka, H. A., Oyedele, L., Owolabi, H. A., Ajayi, S. O., …Akinade, O. (2016). Methodological approach of construction business failure prediction studies: a review. Construction Management and Economics, 34(11), 808-842. https://doi.org/10.1080/01446193.2016.1219037

© 2016 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Performance of bankruptcy prediction models (BPM), which partly depends on the methodological approach used to develop it, has virtually stagnated over the years. The methodological posi... Read More about Methodological approach of construction business failure prediction studies: a review.

Big Data in the construction industry: A review of present status, opportunities, and future trends (2016)
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Akinade, O. O., Ajayi, S. O., Oyedele, L. O., Bilal, M., Oyedele, L., Qadir, J., …Pasha, M. (2016). Big Data in the construction industry: A review of present status, opportunities, and future trends. Advanced Engineering Informatics, 30(3), 500-521. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aei.2016.07.001

© 2016 Elsevier Ltd The ability to process large amounts of data and to extract useful insights from data has revolutionised society. This phenomenon—dubbed as Big Data—has applications for a wide assortment of industries, including the construction... Read More about Big Data in the construction industry: A review of present status, opportunities, and future trends.

Competency-based measures for designing out construction waste: Task and contextual attributes (2016)
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Alaka, H. A., Owolabi, H. A., Akinade, O. O., Kadiri, K. O., Oyedele, L. O., Ajayi, S. O., …Alaka, H. (2016). Competency-based measures for designing out construction waste: Task and contextual attributes. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, 23(4), 464-490. https://doi.org/10.1108/ECAM-06-2015-0095

© Emerald Group Publishing Limited. Purpose - Competency-based measure is increasingly evident as an effective approach to tailoring training and development for organisational change and development. With design stage widely reckoned as being decisi... Read More about Competency-based measures for designing out construction waste: Task and contextual attributes.

Critical factors for insolvency prediction: Towards a theoretical model for the construction industry (2016)
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Ajayi, S. O., Akinade, O. O., Oyedele, L. O., Alaka, H. A., Oyedele, L., Owolabi, H. A., …Ajayi, S. (2017). Critical factors for insolvency prediction: Towards a theoretical model for the construction industry. International Journal of Construction Management, 17(1), 25-49. https://doi.org/10.1080/15623599.2016.1166546

© 2016 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Many construction industry insolvency prediction model (CI-IPM) studies have arbitrarily employed or simply adopted from previous studies different insolvency factors, without justificat... Read More about Critical factors for insolvency prediction: Towards a theoretical model for the construction industry.

Big data architecture for construction waste analytics (CWA): A conceptual framework (2016)
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Bello, S. A., Owolabi, H. A., Alaka, H. A., Ajayi, S. O., Akinade, O. O., Oyedele, L. O., …Bello, S. (2016). Big data architecture for construction waste analytics (CWA): A conceptual framework. Journal of Building Engineering, 6, 144-156. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2016.03.002

© 2016 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. In recent times, construction industry is enduring pressure to take drastic steps to minimise waste. Waste intelligence advocates retrospective measures to manage waste after it is produced. Existing waste in... Read More about Big data architecture for construction waste analytics (CWA): A conceptual framework.

Reducing waste to landfill: A need for cultural change in the UK construction industry (2016)
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Kadiri, K. O., Alaka, H. A., Owolabi, H. A., Akinade, O. O., Oyedele, L. O., Ajayi, S. O., …Kadiri, K. (2016). Reducing waste to landfill: A need for cultural change in the UK construction industry. Journal of Building Engineering, 5, 185-193. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2015.12.007

© 2015 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. Owing to its contribution of largest portion of landfill wastes and consumption of about half of mineral resources excavated from nature, construction industry has been pressed to improve its sustainability.... Read More about Reducing waste to landfill: A need for cultural change in the UK construction industry.

Evaluation criteria for construction waste management tools: Towards a holistic BIM framework (2016)
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Ajayi, S. O., Oyedele, L. O., Akinade, O. O., Akinade, O., Oyedele, L., Munir, K., …Bello, S. A. (2016). Evaluation criteria for construction waste management tools: Towards a holistic BIM framework. International Journal of Sustainable Building Technology and Urban Development, 7(1), 3-21. https://doi.org/10.1080/2093761X.2016.1152203

© 2016 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. This study identifies evaluation criteria with the goal of appraising the performance of existing construction waste management tools and employing the results in the development of a ho... Read More about Evaluation criteria for construction waste management tools: Towards a holistic BIM framework.