Methodology for Ranking of Factors Affecting Selection of Subcontractor for Construction Contractors of Gujarat

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Volume-32 Number-1
Year of Publication : 2016
Authors : Desaria Taruna, Dr.Rajiv Bhatt, Prof.Jaydev.J.Bhavsar
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V32P204


Desaria Taruna, Dr.Rajiv Bhatt, Prof.Jaydev.J.Bhavsar"Methodology for Ranking of Factors Affecting Selection of Subcontractor for Construction Contractors of Gujarat", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V32(1),19-25 February 2016. ISSN:2231-5381. published by seventh sense research group

Subcontractors play a vital role in the construction industry. Subcontractors are specialty contractors who are hired to perform specific tasks on a project. On many projects, it is common for 80- 90% of the work to be performed by subcontractors. Selection of the best sub-contractor is a vital process in construction industry. There are many factors which affecting selection of subcontractors for construction contractors of Gujarat. Improper selection of sub-contractors might lead to many problems during work progress. Mainly, existing models of subcontractor selection evaluate subcontractor based on a set of subjective factors that are deemed important by the decision maker. Such subjective factors include performance on previous projects, financial strength, completion on time, safety record, timely payment to labour and suppliers.


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