Construction Project Management Delay In Construction Project In West Bank
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Construction projects in Palestine encounters several problems for the delay over the projects. There are causes delaying that is important for every management work to decide the best scheduling plan to improve it to decrease the time and cost. Time problems may occur at any time of project life. The reason for these problems is multiple; this will lead to less or more project duration than what is proposed in the plan; and it confuses contractors and makes some problems with finishing on time. The aim of this research is to assess factors influencing time and cost overruns on construction projects in west bank . The questionnaire was distributed where we got 57 of the 71 questionnaires were distributed and interviews were conducted and most important reasons for the delay were identified . The most causes lead to delay in the construction projects due to all respondents are :" Owner delay in freeing the contractor financial payments" , " Poor site management , "Strikes, Israeli attacks and borders closures ","Major disputes and negotiations ", " Insufficient number of staffs (contractor)", " Poor economic conditions (currency, inflation rate , etc, "Back of follow up for the project schedule and absence of continuous tracking", "Delay of material delivery to site", "Suspension of work by owner or contractor " and "Inadequate contractor experience" . The most causes lead to increase cost in the construction projects due to all respondents are : " Inability of the contractor to be adopted properly with the project environmental " , "Low communication of donors to compensate any bad result that may come from the economic political situation", "Influenced by the total cost of the project due to delays ","Fluctuations in the cost of building materials", " Lack of cost planning /monitoring during pre-and post contract stages " .