Construction Project Delays in Rwanda: A System Thinking Approach

Authors : GASORE ZIRIMABAGABO Gaston; Dr. Moffat TEMBO

Volume/Issue : Volume 8 - 2023, Issue 8 - August

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This study examined the causes of construction delays in Rwanda by setting up a system-thinking approach. It attempted the investigation of the efficiency and mitigation measures through a model that will curb the project delays in the country. Rwanda presents a high rate of project late delivery of which the research investigated the root causes in order to come up with a concrete solution by adopting a model alleviating the issue of delay at hand. In order to boost the company’s performance, there is a need to cut off the delay root cause and this will fix the issue of financial losses that many construction companies are facing nowadays. During the study, the researcher adopted the secondary data use via descriptive research responding to the research questions through a quantitative research method This said that critical causes of projects delay have been analyzed throughout the study and it has been noted that the delay factors include but not limited to consultants, contractors and owners. Therefore, project construction delays contribute to the companies’ inability as a hinder to professional performance. Hence comes an issue of balancing the time, quality, and cost. This paper covers the critical causes of construction delays from a substantial connection of contractor, consultant, and owner delay-related factors in Rwanda.

Keywords : Construction Project Delays, System-Thinking, Rwanda.


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