Critical success factors using analytic hierarchy process: Perception of professionals in the Ethiopian construction sector

Solomon Belay, James Goedert, Asregedew Woldesenbet, Saeed Rokooei

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Abstract

Multiple studies have been conducted on critical success factors (CSFs) in the construction industry in developed markets but only a few studies have focused on CSFs in emerging markets. The purpose of this study is to identify and prioritize CSFs in an emerging economy and compare the prioritization of various stakeholders. A total of 19 CSFs were selected from the literature and a pilot study for incorporating into a survey. The survey was distributed to 84 industry professionals in Ethiopia working in various construction capacities including owners, contractors, consultants, and academia. The analytic hierarchy process was used to collect the opinions of professionals, while Expert Choice

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalAfrican Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - 2021
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • AHP
  • Ethiopia
  • analytic hierarchy process
  • critical success factors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Development
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Computer Networks and Communications

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