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The management of sustainable development: Malaysian local government’s role

Mohamed, Sulzakimin and Seow , Ta Wee and Goh, Kai Chen (2013) The management of sustainable development: Malaysian local government’s role. In: Persidangan Kebangsaan Masyarakat, Ruang Dan Alam Sekitar (MATRA 2013), 26-27 October 2013 , Hotel Eastin, Pulau Pinang.

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Abstract

Over the past decade in particular, sustainable development has become an important aspect of the construction industries. There are many ways in which sustainability issues can be incorporated in to the design, construction, operation and deconstruction of buildings. Importantly sustainability represents the link between society and built environment professionals. In relation to that, this study involves a look at the human outlook and interaction with sustainability. In this study, the focus will be aimed on the role of the Local Governments and how they play their roles and affect the industry. Therefore, this study intend to look into the sustainable development. Another intended study is to provide an in-depth and better understanding the strength and weaknesses and other relevant factors that promote or hinder the Sustainable Development. This study is to contribute to the enrichment of knowledge on the role of Local Governments in Sustainable Development. Therefore, this research seeks to find out whether sustainable development is being practiced and seeks to find out what is happening with respect to issues of what, how and why things are being done with the development of Sustainable Development in building globally and in Malaysia in general.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: sustainable development, local government
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > HD58.7-58.95 Organizational behavior, change and effectiveness. Corporate culture
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Construction Management
Depositing User: Dr. Goh Kai Chen
Date Deposited: 31 Oct 2013 03:53
Last Modified: 31 Oct 2013 03:53
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/4484
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