THE IMPACT OF SHORTAGE SKIILED WORKER ON CONTRACTOR IN MALAYSIA CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

TEE, TING SHENG (2018) THE IMPACT OF SHORTAGE SKIILED WORKER ON CONTRACTOR IN MALAYSIA CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY. Other thesis, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia.

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Abstract

The skill shortage among workers is not a new issue in construction industry. Skilled workers are commonly been employ in construction sites. Skilled worker are been classified in order to identify productivity worker in respectively. This paper aim’s is identify the effect of shortage of skill workers when shortages happen in construction phase, and study ways to overcome shortage of skills workers in the construction phase. The effect of skill shortage workers are project delay, labor productivity, employee motivation, and safety and health. Alternatives such as organizing technical skill training class, communication tools, foreign workers, building information modelling software device in constructions are developed to encounter the skill shortage problem. This research involves several parties: the contractors, site supervisor, project manager and engineer. These respondents were chosen as they are the main parties who involved in the construction sites. Questionnaires delivered to contractors, site supervisors and project managers as well as engineers. The research is done quantitative by using sampling and population among the respondent in order to get data analysis in this research. The result shows there is some of using alternatives to solve skill shortage problem and there also some suggested by respondents which is given their personnel ideas or opinion to solve this problem. There are some effects of skill shortage problem, and also have several ways to resolve especially it affect workers productivity. In conclusion, both objectives of the research had been achieved.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Construction Management
Depositing User: Mrs. Haryati Shafii
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2018 11:25
Last Modified: 06 Mar 2018 11:25
URI: http://ethesis.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/643

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