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  • Volume 2015

    Barriers and Benefits of Total Quality Management in the Nigerian Construction Industry A review
    (International Journal of Engineering Works)

    Vol. 2, Issue 1, PP. 7-13, Jan. 2015
    Keywords: TQM (Total quality management), Quality, client requirements, profit margin

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    Abstract

    The more bigger a building project becomes, the more complex it will be, coupled with the fact that clients are now demanding for higher quality at a reduced cost and budget, these and many other challenges are faced by construction companies on how to adopt a strategy for higher quality at a reduced  cost without affecting their profit margin and the clients requirement. This study recommends TQM as the only ways of solving these challenges in the construction industry.

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    Okuntade Tope Femi, Born in Ikorodu, Lagos state, Nigeria, August 16th, 1989, graduated from Lagos state polytechnic in 2013 with HND Building Technology, Lagos, Nigeria.

      He is currently self-employed with work experience at INNOVATIVE PROJECT LIMITED, Ketu, Lagos state and IJEDE LOCAL GOVERNMENT  DEVELOPMENT AREA(LCDA), Ikorodu as a site manager respectively, have previously work on the following published articles”  Okuntade Tope Femi, Causes and effect of conflict in the Nigerian construction industry (2013), Building construction technician training: Its relevance to modern construction industry in Nigeria, (2013) and The Effect of faulty design and construction on building maintenance, 2013.

      Mr. Okuntade is currently a student member of the chartered institute of Building, UK (CIOB).

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     Okuntade Tope Femi "Barriers and Benefits of Total Quality Management in the Nigerian Construction Industry A review" International Journal Of Engineering Works, Vol. 2, Issue 1, PP. 7-13, Jan. 2015.        

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