Effects of Project Management on the Performance of a Construction Firm in Nigeria
Irefin, Isaac Adeyemi

Abstract
This study evaluates the effect of project management on the performance of a construction firm in Nigeria using Blackstone Construction Industry as a study area. A survey research design was adopted and copies of questionnaire were administered on 40 top and middle management staff of the company, using simple random and judgmental sampling techniques. The data collected were analyzed using descriptive statistics and chi-square statistical analysis. The questionnaire was validated using content validity. The reliability of the questionnaire was confirmed by determining the correlation coefficient of the data collected at two different periods. The study discovered that project quality management has significant relationship with business success; project quality has significant relationship with technical success and it was therefore recommended among others that measures should be taken to ensure that project management skills and strategies are adequately considered in the planning and execution of construction projects.

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