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Jasper Mbachu

Dr, Associate Professor Construction Management and Quantity Surveying

  • Bond University, Faculty of Society and Design

    4229 Gold Coast

    Australia

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Productivity improvement in the construction industry Efficiency-driven digital technologies applications in the construction industry ICT in construction Financial and contractual administration of construction projects Construction project management 3D printing of buildings Building information modelling Sustainable construction practice

  • 417 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
20022020

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Research Output

  • 417 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
  • 30 Article
  • 13 Conference contribution
  • 1 Entry for encyclopedia/dictionary
2020

Identifying Significant Cost-Influencing Factors for Sustainable Development in Construction Industry Using Structural Equation Modelling

Zhao, L., Mbachu, J. & Liu, Z., 30 Apr 2020, In : Mathematical Problems in Engineering. 2020, 16 p., 4810136.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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1 Citation (Scopus)
25 Downloads (Pure)

Modelling Residential Building Costs in New Zealand: A Time-Series Transfer Function Approach

Zhao, L., Mbachu, J. & Liu, Z., 27 Jan 2020, In : Mathematical Problems in Engineering. 2020, 18 p., 7028049.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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50 Downloads (Pure)
2019

An Assessment of Risk Factors Impacting Budget Variability in New Zealand Commercial Construction Projects

Adafin, J., Rotimi, J. O. B., Wilkinson, S. & Mbachu, J. I. C., 3 Sep 2019, Proceedings of the 35th Annual ARCOM Conference, 2-4 September 2019. Gorse, C. & Neilson, C. J. (eds.). Leeds, UK: Association of Researchers in Construction Management, p. 44-53 9 p. (Association of Researchers in Construction Management, ARCOM 2019 - Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearchpeer-review

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1 Citation (Scopus)
18 Downloads (Pure)

An Integrated BIM-GIS Method for Planning of Water Distribution System

Zhao, L., Liu, Z. & Mbachu, J., 27 Jul 2019, In : ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information. 8, 8, 22 p., 331.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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120 Downloads (Pure)

Benefits and barriers in uptake of mobile apps in New Zealand construction industry: What top and middle management perceive

Liu, T., Mathrani, A. & Mbachu, J., 1 Apr 2019, In : Facilities. 37, 5-6, p. 254-265 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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4 Citations (Scopus)
120 Downloads (Pure)

Development of Intelligent Prefabs Using IoT Technology to Improve the Performance of Prefabricated Construction Projects

Zhao, L., Liu, Z. & Mbachu, J., 24 Sep 2019, In : Sensors (Basel, Switzerland). 19, 19, 4131.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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2 Citations (Scopus)
117 Downloads (Pure)

Energy Management through Cost Forecasting for Residential Buildings in New Zealand

Zhao, L., Liu, Z. & Mbachu, J., 26 Jul 2019, In : Energies. 12, 15, 24 p., 2888.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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3 Citations (Scopus)
150 Downloads (Pure)

Exploring the trend of New Zealand housing prices to support sustainable development

Zhao, L., Mbachu, J. & Liu, Z., 28 Apr 2019, In : Sustainability (Switzerland). 11, 9, 2482.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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124 Downloads (Pure)

Forecasting residential building costs in New Zealand using a univariate approach

Zhao, L., Mbachu, J. & Zhang, H., 9 Oct 2019, In : International Journal of Engineering Business Management. 11, 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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100 Downloads (Pure)

Highway Alignment Optimization: An Integrated BIM and GIS Approach

Zhao, L., Liu, Z. & Mbachu, J., 3 Apr 2019, In : ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information. 8, 4, 28 p., 172.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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5 Citations (Scopus)
173 Downloads (Pure)

Improving efficiency in roading projects: a New Zealand study

Haji Karimian, S., Mbachu, J., Egbelakin, T. & Shahzad, W., 17 Jun 2019, In : Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management. 26, 5, p. 827-849 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

New Zealand Building Project Cost and Its Influential Factors: A Structural Equation Modelling Approach

Zhao, L., Wang, B., Mbachu, J. I. C. & Liu, Z., 28 May 2019, In : Advances in Civil Engineering. 2019, 15 p., 1362730.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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4 Citations (Scopus)
131 Downloads (Pure)

Optimization of the supplier selection process in prefabrication using BIM

Zhao, L., Liu, Z. & Mbachu, J., 21 Oct 2019, In : Buildings. 9, 10, 222.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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1 Citation (Scopus)
77 Downloads (Pure)

Transfer Function Analysis: Modelling Residential Building Costs in New Zealand by Including the Influences of House Price and Work Volume

Zhao, L., Mbachu, J., Liu, Z. & Zhang, H., 25 Jun 2019, In : Buildings. 9, 6, 17 p., 152.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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1 Citation (Scopus)
127 Downloads (Pure)
2018

Key constraints to labour productivity in residential building projects: Evidence from Cambodia

Durdyev, S. & Mbachu, J., 3 Sep 2018, In : International Journal of Construction Management. 18, 5, p. 385-393 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

27 Citations (Scopus)

Preparedness of small to medium-sized enterprises to earthquake disaster: Napier and Dunedin case studies

Egbelakin, T., Poshdar, M., Walsh, K. Q., Ingham, J., Johnston, D., Becker, J., Mbachu, J. & Rasheed, E., 1 Dec 2018, In : Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering. 51, 4, p. 171-182 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)
2017

A Better Modelling and Assessment of Key Factors Affecting Cost Performance of Building Projects: The Case of New Zealand

Zhao, L., Mbachu, J. I. C. & Domingo, N., 31 Dec 2017, In : International Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 6, 5, p. 187-196 10 p.

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421 Downloads (Pure)

Benefits and Issues in Uptake of Smartphone Apps in New Zealand Construction Industry: What Micro and Small Business Perceive

Liu, T., Mbachu, J. I. C. & Mathrani, A., 17 Oct 2017, Proceedings of the NZBERS 2017: Advancing collaborative built environment research and practice in New Zealand. Auckland University of Technology, p. 107-114 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Development of a multiple-criteria decision assessment framework for adaptive reuse case study building selection

Yakubu, I. E., Egbelakin, T., Rasheed, E. O., Mbachu, J. I. C. & Shahzad, W. M., 18 Oct 2017, Proceedings of the NZBERS 2017: Advancing collaborative built environment research and practice in New Zealand. Auckland University of Technology, p. 23-37 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Exploratory factors influencing building development costs in New Zealand

Zhao, L., Mbachu, J. & Domingo, N., 29 Jun 2017, In : Buildings. 7, 3, 16 p., 57.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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2 Citations (Scopus)
18 Downloads (Pure)

Influence of key role players on productivity outcomes in the residential building lifecycle

Mbachu, J., Egbelakin, T., Rasheed, E. O. & Shahzad, W. M., 2017, In : Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology. 15, 4, p. 528-551 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

Key factors influencing the productivity performance of construction industry: A review

Mbachu, J. I. C. & Shahzad, W. M., 17 Oct 2017, Proceedings of the NZBERS 2017: Advancing collaborative built environment research and practice in New Zealand. Auckland University of Technology, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Maximizing the productivity of the precast concrete plants by implementing the lean management system

Mbachu, J. I. C., Egbelakin, T., Rasheed, E. O. & Shahzad, W. M., 17 Oct 2017, Proceedings of the NZBERS 2017: Advancing collaborative built environment research and practice in New Zealand. Auckland University of Technology, p. 87-97 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Predictors of building development cost trend: A New Zealand multi-level analysis

Zhao, L., Mbachu, J. I. C., Domingo, N. & Shahzad, W., Oct 2017, Proceedings of the NZBERS 2017: Advancing collaborative built environment research and practice in New Zealand. Auckland University of Technology, p. 49-59 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Prefab timber panels - A study to investigate the potential of export trade

Razeen, M., Shahzad, W. M., Mbachu, J. I. C., Egbelakin, T. & Rasheed, E. O., 17 Oct 2017, Proceedings of the NZBERS 2017: Advancing collaborative built environment research and practice in New Zealand. Auckland University of Technology, p. 69-76 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearchpeer-review

Open Access

The perceived benefits of apps by construction professionals in New Zealand

Liu, T., Mbachu, J. I. C., Mathrani, A., Jones, B. & McDonald, B., 1 Dec 2017, In : Buildings. 7, 4, 12 p., 111.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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4 Citations (Scopus)
22 Downloads (Pure)

Use of timber prefab system for ensuring sustainable residential housing supply in New Zealand

Ansari, R., Egbelakin, T. & Mbachu, J. I. C., 23 Oct 2017, AUBEA 2017: Australasian Universities Building Education Association Conference Proceedings. Lamb, M. (ed.). p. 147-155 9 p. (EPiC Series in Education Science; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionaryResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Why are naturally ventilated office spaces not popular in New Zealand?

Rasheed, E. O., Byrd, H., Money, B., Mbachu, J. & Egbelakin, T., 26 May 2017, In : Sustainability (Switzerland). 9, 6, 902.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Hunting the Popular Construction Apps

Liu, T., Mathrani, A. & Mbachu, J., Dec 2016, Proceedings - Asia-Pacific World Congress on Computer Science and Engineering 2016 and Asia-Pacific World Congress on Engineering 2016, APWC on CSE/APWCE 2016. IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 205-211 7 p. 7941962

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Marginal productivity gained through prefabrication: Case studies of building projects in Auckland

Shahzad, W., Mbachu, J. & Domingo, N., 2015, In : Buildings. 5, 1, p. 196-208 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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12 Citations (Scopus)
23 Downloads (Pure)
2013

Challenges faced by facilities managers in the Australasian universities

Aishah Kamarazaly, M., Mbachu, J. & Phipps, R., 25 Apr 2013, In : Journal of Facilities Management. 11, 2, p. 136-151 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

17 Citations (Scopus)

Critical success factors, opportunities and threats of the cost management profession: The case of Australasian quantity surveying firms

Frei, M., Mbachu, J. & Phipps, R., 5 Apr 2013, In : International Journal of Project Organisation and Management. 5, 1-2, p. 4-24 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Diagnosing the strategic health of an organization from SWOT analysis results: Case study of the Australasian cost management profession

Mbachu, J. I. C. & Frei, M., 9 May 2011, In : Construction Management and Economics. 29, 3, p. 287-303 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

On-site labour productivity of New Zealand construction industry: Key constraints and improvement measures

Durdyev, S. & Mbachu, J., 2011, In : Australasian Journal of Construction Economics and Building. 11, 3, p. 18-33 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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82 Citations (Scopus)
45 Downloads (Pure)
15 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Conceptual framework for the assessment of subcontractors' eligibility and performance in the construction industry

Mbachu, J., 29 Apr 2008, In : Construction Management and Economics. 26, 5, p. 471-484 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

49 Citations (Scopus)

Improving time management of construction projects

Mbachu, J., 2008, CME 2007 Conference Proceedings of the Inaugural Construction Management and Economics: 'Past, Present and Future'. Hughes, W. (ed.). Vol. 1. p. 1255-1265 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearchpeer-review

2007

Factors constraining successful building project implementation in South Africa

Mbachu, J. & Nkado, R., Jan 2007, In : Construction Management and Economics. 25, 1, p. 39-54 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

28 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Conceptual framework for assessment of client needs and satisfaction in the building development process

Mbachu, J. & Nkado, R., Jan 2006, In : Construction Management and Economics. 24, 1, p. 31-44 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

56 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Factors influencing market values of residential properties

Mbachu, J. I. C. & Lenono, N., Jul 2005, Queensland University of Technology Research Week International Conference, QUT Research Week 2005 - Conference Proceedings. Sidewell, A. C. (ed.).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Sources of risks in construction project development: An exploratory study

Mbachu, J. I. C. & Vinasithamby, K., Jul 2005, Queensland University of Technology Research Week International Conference, QUT Research Week 2005 - Conference Proceedings. Sidewell, A. C. (ed.).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

The globalisation of the construction industry - A review

Ngowi, A. B., Pienaar, E., Talukhaba, A. & Mbachu, J., Jan 2005, In : Building and Environment. 40, 1, p. 135-141 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

71 Citations (Scopus)

Under-representation of women in the South African construction industry

Mbachu, J. I. C. & Folose, M., Jul 2005, Queensland University of Technology Research Week International Conference, QUT Research Week 2005 - Conference Proceedings. Sidewell, A. C. (ed.).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)
2002

Comparative analysis of the performance of built environment professionals in satisfying clients' needs and requirements

Nkado, R. & Mbachu, J., 23 Sep 2002, 10th Symposium Construction Innovation and Global Competitiveness: The Organization and Management of Construction. Uwakweh, BO. & Minkarah, IA. (eds.). Boca Raton: Taylor & Francis, Vol. 1 and 2. p. 408-425 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearchpeer-review