International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Civil Engineering | India | Volume 4 Issue 5, May 2015

Identifying Factors Affecting Construction Labour Productivity in Amravati

Anurag Sangole, Amit Ranit

Abstract: Poor labour productivity is a problem faced by the construction industry in developed as well as developing country. It is essential that attempts be made to improve labor productivity. Any improvement in productivity cannot be achieved without understanding the factors that adversely affect productivity. The objective of this research is to identifying the factors affecting the labour productivity in the construction projects in Amravati, Maharashtra. The study was carried out through questionnaire based survey. Questionnaire was composed of 30 productivity factors, classified under the following four primary groups (1) management, (2) technological, (3) human/labor, and (4) external. Among these 30 factors the top 5 most significant factors in their effects on labor productivity (1) clarity of technical specifications, (2) the extent of variation/change orders during execution, (3) lack of labour supervision, (4) coordination level among design disciplines, (5) design complexity level. The results obtained fill a gap in knowledge of factors affecting labor productivity in Amravati, which can be used by industry practitioners to develop a wider and deeper perspective of the factors influencing the efficiency of operatives and provide guidance to construction managers for efficient utilization of the labor force, hence assist in achieving a reasonable level of competitiveness and cost-effective operation.

Keywords: Construction, Labour Productivity, Labour Productivity factors, Relative Importance Index RII

Edition: Volume 4 Issue 5, May 2015,

Pages: 1585 - 1588

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Anurag Sangole, Amit Ranit, "Identifying Factors Affecting Construction Labour Productivity in Amravati", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR),, Volume 4 Issue 5, May 2015, 1585 - 1588

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