Kazm Saheed Awlla
Department of Business and Administration, Ishik University, Erbil, Iraq
Abstract: The main purpose of this study is to analyze project management of housing construction in Erbil. This research used secondary and primary data to find out the number of housing projects in Erbil between 2006 and 2015. The primary findings are based on the collection of data through conducting a survey which consists of six dimensions of project management such as project efficiency, impact on the customer, impact on the team, business and direct organization success, preparing for the future and overall success. The data collected was analyzed by using SPSS-23 statistical software. The data was collected by using a questionnaire which was distributed among managers and engineers of housing projects in Erbil. Housing projects in Erbil were 81 projects between 2006 and 2015. These projects consisted of 15% of finished projects and 85% of unfinished housing projects. It was found that managers and engineers have used unfinished projects’ budgets for new projects. The researcher found that the mean of project efficiency is equal to 3.3, which shows that most of the respondents’ answers were neutral. This also means that the housing projects do not analyze the efficiency of the projects properly. It was also found that the demand for projects were not adequate, based on the mean of the impact on the customer which was equal to 3.7. This means that the customers have impacts on project demands.
Keywords: Project, Project Management, Erbil, Kurdistan
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ISSN 2520-0968 (Online), ISSN 2409-1294 (Print), December 2018, Vol.5, No.2