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Perceptions Towards Non-Value-Adding Activities During The Construction Process

By Haryati Ismail and Zakaria Mohd Yusof

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Non-value-adding activities are pure waste during the construction process. However, most of the construction practitioner does not realise that most of the activities performed during the construction process add no value to their project. A total of 375 numbers of questionnaires distributed to the Developer, Jabatan Kerja Raya, Consultants and Contractors. The study found that awareness by construction participants in Malaysia to take actions against non-value-adding activities during the construction process is relatively low. Through analysed by using the Pareto Chart, it has been found that defects and waiting time are two categories of non-value-adding activities that need to be prioritised by the industry. It is also found that non-value-adding activities most frequently occurred during structural and architectural work. This paper also reviewed on the causes of non-value-adding activities and discussed its effect towards time, cost, quality and productivity of the construction project. This paper is also important to give clearness and broader understandings on this form of waste other than material waste

Topics: defect, non-value-adding, Pareto, waiting time, waste
Publisher: EDP Sciences
DOI identifier: 10.1051/matecconf/20166600015
OAI identifier: oai:edpsciences.org:dkey/10.1051/matecconf/20166600015
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