Project governance in Malaysia hillside developments

Too, Eric G. and Adnan, Najwa and Trigunarsyah, Bambang (2011) Project governance in Malaysia hillside developments. In: 6th International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century: Construction Challenges in the New Decade (CITC-6), 5-7 July 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Abstract

Hillsides in urban areas around the world are being developed at an accelerating rate, to accommodate population growth and rapid urbanization. Developments at hillside are attractive places to live because of the views, fresh air, exclusivity and the sense of being close to nature. Despite its attractiveness, hillside developments are prone to natural hazards such as landslides that can have environmental, social and economic consequences. To minimise these risks, it is necessary to consider the concerns of all stakeholders during the project review stage. This paper proposes that project governance concept can be used for this purpose by defining the rights, responsibilities and interests of the key stakeholders. It can also provide a framework within which decisions are made in order to minimise risks associated with natural hazards.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Copyright © 2011 by CITC-6, Greenville, North Carolina, USA. All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced in any formor by any means without written permission from the editors.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business and Law - School of Management and Marketing
Date Deposited: 29 May 2013 23:51
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2018 04:21
Uncontrolled Keywords: decision-making; hillside development; project governance; project review
Fields of Research : 04 Earth Sciences > 0406 Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience > 040604 Natural Hazards
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150303 Corporate Governance and Stakeholder Engagement
12 Built Environment and Design > 1202 Building > 120201 Building Construction Management and Project Planning
Socio-Economic Objective: B Economic Development > 87 Construction > 8701 Construction Planning > 870104 Residential Construction Planning
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/21449

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