Abdul Hadi Nawawi

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The concept of value for money (VFM) is the fundamental reason for most PFI projects to be attractive in many developed and developing countries. The concept encourages governments to deliver Mega projects by using PFI procurement method. The aims of this paper are to investigate the notion of VFM for PFI projects by different countries (i.e. UK, Australia(More)
Corruption in construction is a fiduciary crime that is believed to slowly penetrate the construction sectors in countries around the world. It that can reduce the efficiency, effectiveness and equity of infrastructure services that resulted in construction projects that is unnecessary, unsuitable, and defective. In order to control effectively the level of(More)
Of late, the concept of Value Management (VM) is becoming vital in the implementation of construction projects. Value Management is a systematic and innovative methodology with multi-disciplinary approach targeted to achieve better value of construction products. However, VM is criticized for the fact that it focused solely on value for money, lack of(More)
Since the First Malaysia Plan (1966–1970), there is an emergence development of low-cost housing construction in Malaysia that intentionally acts as an approach to resettle of squatters or illegal residential. In the current economic situation, there is a growing demand from residents for a better and safer housing. Evidence shows that safety is a major(More)
The property market was perceived “as an interaction between three (3) main functional components of market activities” (Keogh, 1994). Those market activities are the User Market, the Investment Market and the Development Market. Ratcliffe and Stubbs (2001) stressed that property development today may determine in many respects how people will(More)
This paper discusses about a research with the aim of investigating the potential integration of 3D GIS and virtual technology in designing and developing residential property marketing information system. The method adopted in this research is a standard system development lifecycle; commencing with the user requirements study, followed by the system(More)
The reality bites for ‘green energy’ when the economic assessment shows it as not a viable investment. Economic assessment for projects normally uses Return on Investment (ROI), Payback Period (PBP), Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), Life Cycle Cost (LCC) and Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA). Several studies have argued against these tools; but they are common due to(More)
In the 1970s, Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) has been introduced accidentally by Saaty [4] as a tool to allocate resources and planning needs for the military. However, due to its ability to identify the weightage of variables efficiently in research, it has become popular in many sectors. Basically, AHP is a tool in decision making that arranges the(More)
A decision making system is proposed to run building projects in Malaysia and is known as System Dynamic Model. The project is under Public Private Partnership University's student accommodation. The issue exists when the private sector failed to make decision making in determining certain financial variables such as Building Lease Charges since it affects(More)
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