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Volume 192, 2018The 4th International Conference on Engineering, Applied Sciences and Technology (ICEAST 2018) “Exploring Innovative Solutions for Smart Society”
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||Track 2: Mechanical, Mechatronics and Civil Engineering|
|Published online||14 August 2018|
An exploratory factor analysis of government construction procurement problems
Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
2 Faculty of Architecture, Urban Design and Creative Arts, Mahasarakham University, Mahasarakham, Thailand
3 Faculty of Architecture, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
Corresponding author : Narongl.firstname.lastname@example.org
This study aims to apply Exploratory Factor Analysis in government construction procurement problems. The questionnaire used in this study to collect data with is the Cronbach’s Alpha Coefficient equal to 0.986. The data was collected through Web Survey and 353 participants completed the questionnaires. The data was analysed with the use of percentages, mean, standard deviation, and Exploratory Factor Analysis. When ranking the effect of each component on government construction procurement problems, it was found that the most influential component is procurement process problems, followed by internal and external influence problems, and project management and technical problems, respectively. The top 3 detailed problems on government construction procurement were: 1) Problems arising from fix announcement period, 2) Restrictions according to the regulations that all agencies need to send the announcement details by the approval date of procurement, and 3) Problems arising from fix announcement periods, especially associated to mandatory plans.
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