Critical Success Factors Toward the UAE Construction Project Development

Mubarak Omar Alawbathani; Dr. Suraya Ahmad


Due to strict budget and time constraints, construction projects have become increasingly difficult for contractors and clients in recent decades. In the twenty-first century, sustainable development is a major problem. This research aims to determine critical success factors’ role in the construction project development in the United Arab Emirates. Based on the theory of resources and capabilities, this study nominated critical success factors that top management support, project mission, project personnel, and project plan toward the construction project development. A quantitative approach was used to collect primary data for this study by employing the questionnaire instrument. This study is a type of analytical technique study. The data of this study was obtained from 371 managers from the UAE construction companies. Smart PLS software was used to test the constructed hypotheses of this research. This study revealed a positive and significant relationship between top management support, personnel, project mission, project plan, and construction project development in the UAE. This study recommends that the manager assign people with the proper abilities, skills, and personalities to each assignment. Each worker should know what is expected of them and what they will need to hand in at the end of the project.

FULL TEXT PDF 1-12] DOI: 10.30566/ijo-bs/2023.10.116

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