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A model on the significant factors contributing towards the restoration of abandoned residential projects in Malaysia using AMOS-SEM

Doraisamy, Sunitha V. and Akasah, Zainal Abidin and Khamis, Azme (2016) A model on the significant factors contributing towards the restoration of abandoned residential projects in Malaysia using AMOS-SEM. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 10 (11). pp. 87-94.

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Abstract

Background: The issue of abandoned construction projects is something common that has been widely discussed globally, including Malaysia. This issue has brought a lot of loss to the construction industry and to the economy of the country as well. Identifying factors contributing towards the restoration of the abandoned projects are important to have a successful completed project. This paper is subjected to a study conducted in the purpose of identifying those factors and analyzing it further on to know the significance of it in abandoned project restoration. The study focuses on residential projects and a survey was conducted by distributing questionnaires to targeted groups, and 244 completed questionnaires were collected at the end of the survey. The collected questionnaires was tested on its’ reliability and the factor analysis was also conducted using the SPSS software. The data from it was further on used to construct the latent and measured variables, and lastly a model with good fit index was established using the SEM-AMOS package. By using the stat tools analysis, the developed model is found to be valid, reliable and credible, and also generalizable. This model is hoped to be useful in contributing towards the restoration of the abandoned projects in Malaysia.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Abandoned projects; residential; restoration; questionnaire; factors; reliability; analysis
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > TH1-844 Building construction
Divisions: Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering > Department of Construction Engineering and Architecture
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2018 07:47
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2018 07:47
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/8636
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