Effect of Coronavirus Pandemic on the Road Building Projects Performance and the Subsequent Effect on the Project Stakeholders

نوع مقاله : مقاله پژوهشی

نویسندگان

1 دانشجوی دکترا-دانشگاه صنعتی امیرکبیر- دانشکده مهندسی عمران و محیط زیست-گرایش مهندسی و مدیریت ساخت

2 عضو هیئت علمی (استادیار)دانشکده عمران دانشگاه صنعتی امیرکبیر(پلی تکنیک تهران)

3 گروه مدیریت پروژه / شهید بهشتی

چکیده

The global prevalence of Coronavirus in 2020 including Iran has affected best part of the economy and it is predicted that this would continue in the months ahead. The Corona pandemic has been influential on various parts of the industry including construction projects to the point that it has ended up with the temporary closure of some workshops that would certainly have serious consequences on the construction projects. Road building projects are of the most important construction projects due to the country needs for the development of transportation projects, and hence a lot of financial resources are allocated to them. According to global data, in the first months of the coronavirus outbreak, many road projects were temporarily or partially activated. Also Corona virus affects project stakeholders as important factors of project success has been impressive. The present study is aiming at the assessment of the effects of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) prevalence on the road building projects performance. In this research, first the effective criteria on project performance are identified through the use of a questionnaire. The project stakeholders are then extracted through holding brainstorming sessions. Finally, the level of impact of each stakeholder is determined based on the criteria and the stakeholders are analyzed based on the losses incurred resulting from the new conditions. The statistical population of the study includes road project contractors who posess sufficient information on the stakeholders and project.

کلیدواژه‌ها


عنوان مقاله [English]

Effect of Coronavirus Pandemic on the Road Building Projects Performance and the Subsequent Effect on the Project Stakeholders

نویسندگان [English]

  • Mohammadhossein dadpour 1
  • Eghbal Shakeri 2
  • ahad nazari 3
1 Phd Student, Department of civil engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology
2 Facaulty of Civil and Environmental Eng. Dept. Amirkabir Unive. of Tech. (Tehran Polytechnic) Tehran IRAN
3 Department of Construction, Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning , Shahid Beheshti University, Iran, Tehran
چکیده [English]

The global prevalence of Coronavirus in 2020 including Iran has affected best part of the economy and it is predicted that this would continue in the months ahead. The Corona pandemic has been influential on various parts of the industry including construction projects to the point that it has ended up with the temporary closure of some workshops that would certainly have serious consequences on the construction projects. Road building projects are of the most important construction projects due to the country needs for the development of transportation projects, and hence a lot of financial resources are allocated to them. According to global data, in the first months of the coronavirus outbreak, many road projects were temporarily or partially activated. Also Corona virus affects project stakeholders as important factors of project success has been impressive. The present study is aiming at the assessment of the effects of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) prevalence on the road building projects performance. In this research, first the effective criteria on project performance are identified through the use of a questionnaire. The project stakeholders are then extracted through holding brainstorming sessions. Finally, the level of impact of each stakeholder is determined based on the criteria and the stakeholders are analyzed based on the losses incurred resulting from the new conditions. The statistical population of the study includes road project contractors who posess sufficient information on the stakeholders and project.

کلیدواژه‌ها [English]

  • Coronavirus
  • Crisis
  • road building projects
  • Stakeholders