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Investigation of success factors in the use of partnering within the construction industry.
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Technology, Department of Engineering Sciences, Industrial Engineering & Management.
2019 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Improvements within a company is key. Within the construction industry there has been challenges regarding lack of cooperation, limited trust and ineffective communication. In order to prevent this from occurring a method named partnering is sometimes used.   The purpose of this study has been to investigate how partnering is used within the construction industry and how some success factors assist partnering and what effect they have on the accomplishment in the project.   This inductive study has been designed as a case-study at a construction site in Sweden, where qualitative research have been taken place. This by conducting interviews and studying the company’s documentation. This study attempts to show to what degree success factors are used within the project and how they might be connected to the success of partnering. Whether the employees are aware or not. One construction site in Sweden has been chosen for being investigated to a limited extent due to the time and size of this thesis.  My research findings seems to align with previous research. These investigated success factors are often hard to accomplish and some are not that outspoken, which hinders the concept to spread. It is easy to loose fundamental things when there is a  lot of job to be done and you are caught up in something else rather than thinking of important things like how to communicate, what are you responsibilities and how are we sharing resources with each other. Within this project, they seem to be on different levels and they have different ways of working, which could influence partnering as a method. They can optimize their way of handling situations and widening their perspective and in that way understand each other even better. This by creating strategies and give situations a structure for how to manage it. Partnering might in favour of that get ahead on greater level.

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2019. , p. 49
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TVE-MILI ; 19025
Keywords [en]
Partnering, construction industry, collaboration
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-400432OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-400432DiVA, id: diva2:1381269
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Master Programme in Industrial Management and Innovation
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