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The management of sustainable development: the practice among Malaysian local government’s staff

Mohamed, Sulzakimin and Seow , Ta Wee and Goh, Kai Chen (2013) The management of sustainable development: the practice among Malaysian local government’s staff. In: 2nd International Conference on Technology Management, Business and Entrepreneurship 2013 (ICTMBE 2013) , 4-5 December 2013, Melaka, Malaysia .

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Abstract

Sustainable development has become an important aspect in the local governments’ planning development. 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 this study, the focus is aimed at the role of the Local Governments and how they play their roles for sustainable development. Therefore, this study involved distributing questionnaire to 55 local governments. The result shows that local governments’ staff need better understanding and awareness of Sustainable Development. This study is to contribute to the enrichment of knowledge on the role of Local Governments in Sustainable Development. Therefore, this research this study shows that sustainable development is low in percentage of being practiced. Keywords: sustainable development, local government, staff’s practices

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Uncontrolled Keywords: sustainable development; local government; staff’s practices
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Construction Management
Depositing User: Dr. Sulzakimin Mohamed
Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2014 06:39
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2014 06:39
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/5684
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