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A study on ethics practices of construction industry in Wilayah Persekutuan

Airinah Nazli, Aziz (2016) A study on ethics practices of construction industry in Wilayah Persekutuan. Faculty of Industrial Management, Universiti Malaysia Pahang.

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Abstract

Ethics is a crucial factor to maintain good reputation of construction industry and generate economic growth in Malaysia. According to Weymes (2005), the growing demand of good ethics practices in any forms of business has been highlighted numerously. Increasing numbers of ethical issues shows the lack of ethics practices in construction industry of this country. Construction industry has been one of the contributors to the economic growth of Malaysia and this industry should be at the best reputation to maintain as the top contributor. Hence, the purpose of this research is to provide the industry with effective methods in encountering ethical issues. Questionnaire survey is used to obtain data from 291 respondents which are contractors in Wilayah Persekutuan. Thus, the data analysis provided that economic downturn, national objectives, leadership and non-transparent of selection process are the causes to ethical issues. Effective methods that are the best to implement is Code of Conduct and early education. To conclude, ethics practices should be implemented in construction industry because this industry is the main contributor to economic development of this country.

Item Type: Undergraduates Project Papers
Additional Information: Project Paper (Bachelor Degree in Project Management with Honors) -- Universiti Malaysia Pahang – 2016
Uncontrolled Keywords: ethics; construction
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Industrial Management
Depositing User: Ms. Nurezzatul Akmal Salleh
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2017 05:43
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2017 05:43
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/16031
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