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Paymaster’s Cultures for Nigerian Construction Industry


  • Department of Quantity Surveying, University Technology Malaysia, 81310 UTM Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia


Objective: This paper gives expert opinions on culture of paymasters in the construction industry. Method/ Statistical Analysis: The research adopted Delphi technique in data collection. A table of 50 different types of culture was administered to the Experts for consensus evaluation in two numbers of rounds. Findings: The decision rule for the study is 70%. A score of 70% and above was retained and below was dropped. The Norm of work, Task culture, Constructive culture, Passive or defensive culture, Bureaucratic culture, Innovative culture and Supportive culture were identified by experts as construction industry cultures. Application/Improvement: The culture could be considered and incorporated into the payment act in order to tackle the late payment issues effectively.


Culture, Construction Industry. Construction Industry Culture, Organizational Cultures.

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