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Barriers and Benefits of Total Quality Management in the Nigerian Construction Industry A review


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[2]     G. Polat, A. Damci and T. Yalcin, "Barriers & benefits of total quality management in the construction indusdry: Evidence from Turkish contractors", 7th Research/Expert conference with international participation Quality, june 2011


Vol. 2, Issue 1, PP. 7-13, Jan. 2015

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Keywords: TQM (Total quality management), Quality, client requirements, profit margin

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The more bigger a building project becomes, the more complex it will be, coupled with the fact that clients are now demanding for higher quality at a reduced cost and budget, these and many other challenges are faced by construction companies on how to adopt a strategy for higher quality at a reduced  cost without affecting their profit margin and the clients requirement. This study recommends TQM as the only ways of solving these challenges in the construction industry.


  • Okuntade Tope Femi, Born in Ikorodu, Lagos state, Nigeria, August 16th, 1989, graduated from Lagos state polytechnic in 2013 with HND Building Technology, Lagos, Nigeria.
  • He is currently self-employed with work experience at INNOVATIVE PROJECT LIMITED, Ketu, Lagos state and IJEDE LOCAL GOVERNMENT  DEVELOPMENT AREA(LCDA), Ikorodu as a site manager respectively, have previously work on the following published articles�  Okuntade Tope Femi, Causes and effect of conflict in the Nigerian construction industry (2013), Building construction technician training: Its relevance to modern construction industry in Nigeria, (2013) and The Effect of faulty design and construction on building maintenance, 2013.
  • Mr. Okuntade is currently a student member of the chartered institute of Building, UK (CIOB).

Okuntade Tope Femi


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