​​​​​​​​​​​​March 2018, Vol. 3, No 3, pp 53-58. 

​​Organizational Culture in Telangana Construction Projects

A. M. Naveen, P. Vidhya Priya
Department of Management Studies,Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai – 638060. India.
​​*Corresponding author’s e-mail: vidyapriya@kongu.ac.in

Abstract

In Telangana, infrastructure development has increased the growth of the state economy and has generated large amount of job opportunities. Hence those projects involve a large amount of investment to carry out. In view of that, if any sort of impact of culture would lead to waste of resources and delay of construction. In this connection, this study mainly discusses the critical cultural factors and its assessment techniques through comparative study of construction projects across Telangana by using questionnaire survey which would reveal the strong correlation between the culture followed in project and the outcome of the project. About 60 relevant articles published over the last 20 years have been reviewed. The review resulted that a simple assessment technique will be developed for each project task to assess the impact of culture in construction project easily and quickly, which will encourage the practitioners to do the cultural analysis in their project. This study concluded that the earlier cultural identification in the project assessment of the construction will lead to the better estimation of the escalation on time overrun. Such cultural assessments help to successful completion of the project.

Keywords: Telangana; Construction Projects; Culture; Performance; Questionnaire survey; Practitioners.

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