Factors Affecting Teamwork Effectiveness in Malaysian SMEs : Construction Industry

Yap, Wai Peng and Asokan, Vasudevan B. (2020) Factors Affecting Teamwork Effectiveness in Malaysian SMEs : Construction Industry. INTI JOURNAL, 2020 (60). ISSN e2600-7320


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Teamwork is very important, but most construction companies are still in the haze of its veritable effectiveness. This study was aimed to focus on such a challenge among the SMEs in Malaysian construction industry registered under the Construction Industry Development Board grading G1 to G5. The survey based on an empirical model with four critical factors and a well-structured questionnaire was conducted. Supportive and positive results showed that: team goals and objectives, team roles and responsibilities, team shared values and team relationship are critically affecting teamwork effectiveness in the said context. The results further demonstrated that team relationship is the strongest factor affecting teamwork effectiveness based on the respondents' view. It is believed that this study could benefit the SMEs in the Malaysian construction industry in enhancing appropriate teamwork practice to improve project performance and leverage project success

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Teamwork effectiveness, Critical factors, Construction project, SMEs Malaysia.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: Faculty of Business, Communications & Law
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email masilah.mansor@newinti.edu.my
Date Deposited: 12 Feb 2021 08:30
Last Modified: 12 Feb 2021 08:30
URI: http://eprints.intimal.edu.my/id/eprint/1481

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