Role of professionals' ethics in construction performance and qualityrelated issues

H. Abdul Rahman, Chen Wang, Syahrul Nizam Kamaruzzaman, Adi Irfan Che Ani, X. W. Yap

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Abstract

The issue of professional ethics plays an important role in quality-related problems in a construction project. This paper highlights the current level of professional ethics standard in the construction industry and how ethics influences the quality of construction projects. A questionnaire survey was conducted in the construction industry in Malaysia, a fast developing economy. Results indicate that various forms of unethical conducts have significant impact on construction quality. This study concludes that professional ethics is a pre-requisite to attaining sustained and acceptable quality in construction and suggests several approaches to enhance professionalism among construction professionals to improve quality in construction. & 2013 International Information Institute.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3365-3384
Number of pages20
JournalInformation (Japan)
Volume16
Issue number6 A
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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Keywords

  • Construction quality
  • Fast developing economy
  • Professional ethics
  • Quality-related problem
  • Unethical conducts

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Abdul Rahman, H., Wang, C., Kamaruzzaman, S. N., Che Ani, A. I., & Yap, X. W. (2013). Role of professionals' ethics in construction performance and qualityrelated issues. Information (Japan), 16(6 A), 3365-3384.

Role of professionals' ethics in construction performance and qualityrelated issues. / Abdul Rahman, H.; Wang, Chen; Kamaruzzaman, Syahrul Nizam; Che Ani, Adi Irfan; Yap, X. W.

In: Information (Japan), Vol. 16, No. 6 A, 2013, p. 3365-3384.

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Abdul Rahman, H, Wang, C, Kamaruzzaman, SN, Che Ani, AI & Yap, XW 2013, 'Role of professionals' ethics in construction performance and qualityrelated issues', Information (Japan), vol. 16, no. 6 A, pp. 3365-3384.
Abdul Rahman H, Wang C, Kamaruzzaman SN, Che Ani AI, Yap XW. Role of professionals' ethics in construction performance and qualityrelated issues. Information (Japan). 2013;16(6 A):3365-3384.
Abdul Rahman, H. ; Wang, Chen ; Kamaruzzaman, Syahrul Nizam ; Che Ani, Adi Irfan ; Yap, X. W. / Role of professionals' ethics in construction performance and qualityrelated issues. In: Information (Japan). 2013 ; Vol. 16, No. 6 A. pp. 3365-3384.
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