An empirical investigation of users' perceptions of web-based communication on a construction project

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Title An empirical investigation of users' perceptions of web-based communication on a construction project
Author Mohamed, Sherif Ali Mohtady; Stewart, Rodney Anthony
Journal Name Automation in Construction: an international journal for the building industry
Editor Y E Kalay, M J Skibniewski
Year Published 2003
Place of publication Netherlands
Publisher Elsevier BV
Abstract Information is the cornerstone of any business process. It is not surprising, therefore, for information technology (IT) to emerge as a key enabler that changes the way business is conducted. During the last decade or so, significant productivity improvements experienced by a wide range of industries have been associated with IT implementation. IT has provided these industries with great advantages in speed of operation, consistency of data generation, accessibility and exchange of information. This paper details an empirical investigation of users' perceptions of a web-based communication tool adopted on a large construction project. A questionnaire-based research approach was adopted for this purpose. The questionnaire aims to solicit user perceptions of web-based communication to highlight its role in enabling improved project information management and business relationships, compared to the prevailing business-as-usual level.
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Copyright Statement Copyright 2002 Elsevier : Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher : This journal is available online - use hypertext links. This is the author-manuscript version of this paper.
Volume 12
Page from 43
Page to 53
ISSN 0926-5805
Date Accessioned 2003-11-03
Language en_AU
Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology
Subject Building Construction Management
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1

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