Factors affecting labor productivity in Bangalore

Rao, Prakash B and Ambika, Sreenivasan (2015) Factors affecting labor productivity in Bangalore. International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), 4 (4). pp. 1082-1084. ISSN 2278-0181

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Construction is a labor intensive industry. Labor productivity combines all the other resources namely: materials, plant equipments, management and finance leading to construction productivit),. Labor cost consist 30-50% of the overall project cost and all other factors are either directly or indirectly related to labor factor. The objective of this research is to identify and rank the relative importance of the factol's attributing to labor productivity in Bangalore, Karnataka. To achieve this objective , questionnaires were prepa"ed that comprised of most of the relevant factors affecting labor productivity. The factors were classified into six primary heads: Labor ,Management ,Design / build ability ,Tools and equipments ,Natural and Miscellaneous. The sixty one factors were identified, ranked and based on the I'anking suitable meas'ures were taken to provide guidance to construction manager's and contractors for complete utilization of the labor force.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ballgalore,construction productivity, labor productivity, Ranking, Relative Importmlce Index.
Subjects: Engineering > MIT Manipal > Civil Engineering
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2015 11:14
Last Modified: 08 Jun 2015 11:14
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/142924

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