A Cross-Sectional Analysis of the Application Sustainability and Current Practices of Value Management at the Briefing Stage
Ibrahim I. Falqi1, Abdullah M. Alshehri2

1Ibrahim I. Falqi *, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering, King Khalid University, P.O. Box: 394 Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
2Abdullah M. Alshehri, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering, Majmaah University, Majmaah, Saudi Arabia.
Manuscript received on February 01, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on February 07, 2020. | Manuscript published on March 30, 2020. | PP: 620-625 | Volume-8 Issue-6, March 2020. | Retrieval Number: F7118038620/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.F7118.038620

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Abstract: The value management concept is becoming increasingly relevant to the construction industry in Saudi Arabia. The aim of this study to analyse the technical knowledge of value management practitioners concerning the sustainability aspects and its implementation all over the country. A quantitative research design used to analyse the application of value management among stakeholders associated with construction projects. The results shown that 10% of consultants and 8% of the contractors were having a useful application of value management; while, 4% consultants and 6% contractors have full maturity of the value management application. The findings have shown that unqualified individuals (24%), lack of client’s experience (24%) and not part of the project (17%) are the main reasons behind the restriction of value management implementation. Despite the implications of value management is extensive in developed and developing countries, the Saudi construction industry needs to increase the level of application of value management.
Keywords: Application Sustainability; Briefing Stage; Cross-Sectional Analysis; Practices; Value Management.
Scope of the Article: Data Management.