Performance in the Construction Industry— A Conceptual and Theoretical Analysis


Small businesses growth and profitability is a national problem in South Africa (SA) and the Emerging Contractors (ECs) in the construction industry are no exception. ECs are alleged to fail to live up to the expectations of different stakeholders. This paper looks back at the level of understanding of the performance construct especially the ECs and their stakeholders in South Africa. It establishes that there are no unique characteristics that have been translated into the performance construct and contributed by defining performance for ECs in the construction in the context of today’s South African changing environment.

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Hove, G. and Banjo, A. (2015) Performance in the Construction Industry— A Conceptual and Theoretical Analysis. Open Journal of Business and Management, 3, 177-184. doi: 10.4236/ojbm.2015.32017.

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