An investigation into risk management practices in construction projects: the case of United Arab Emirates.

  • Mundhir Mahmood Abdullah Al Hasani

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis


This thesis presents quantitative and qualitative analyses of the risks and risk factors in the UAE construction industry and risk management practices and scope for their improvement. It also contains practical recommendations to achieve greater success in construction projects. The outcomes and findings of this research significantly expand the use of quantitative approaches in risk management research and constitute a step towards the better identification, understanding and characterisation of construction risks. The additional qualitative analysis of the interview data further validates the quantitative outcomes, evaluates their completeness and identifies possible improvements to risk management practices in the UAE. The outcomes and recommendations are likely to contribute to the improvement of current risk management practices in the UAE construction industry and to improve efficiency and rate of success of current and future construction projects.
Date of Award16 Feb 2019
Original languageEnglish
SupervisorMichael Regan (Supervisor) & Lynne Armitage (Supervisor)

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