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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2006 Vol.7 No.3 P.330-334


Using sequential analysis procedures to rank the influencing factors of public work’s quality

Author(s):  Yang Chau-ping

Affiliation(s):  Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Informatics, Chung-Hua University, Hsin Chu, Taiwan 30067, China

Corresponding email(s):   ycp@chu.edu.tw

Key Words:  FAHP, Public works, Quality management, Influencing factors

Yang Chau-ping. Using sequential analysis procedures to rank the influencing factors of public work’s quality[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2006, 7(3): 330-334.

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In order to improve the efficiency in management of public work projects, screening and controlling influencing factors affecting the quality of a public work project is essential. This study synthesized 9 influential categories including 91 factors related to quality management of public works in Taiwan using a sequential analysis procedure. According to the Borda-values of influencing factors obtained from a first stage questionnaire, the number of primary factors selected by the responsible entities and the design-supervisory entities were 44 and 45 respectively. A Fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy Process (FAHP) was used to prioritize and rank these factors. The top five factors ranked by the responsible entities were (1) introduction of the earned value analysis, (2) working efficiency, (3) environmental laws and regulations, (4) price-index fluctuation, and (5) on-site safety management. The top five factors ranked by the design-supervisory entities were (1) man power, (2) laws and regulations, (3) price-index fluctuation, (4) traffic conditions, and (5) faulty design.

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