The construction industry ‘arena’ requires ‘teamwork’ for efficient execution.
The ability to work together results in successful projects and satisfies the three major constraints imposed by clients in the construction industry, namely time, quality and budget. The most time-consuming aspect of a construction project is settling disputes
within the professional team. The treatise investigates the ‘steps’ mandatory for ‘common ground’ to minimise, manage and resolve disagreements. The thesis looks to provide possible solutions by exploring the teambuilding
and communication skills necessary to forge project role players into a ‘team’ – a ‘team’ with common goals and agreement on processes and
Thesis (BSc. (Hons)(Quantity Surveying))--University of Pretoria, 2009.