Exploratory factors influencing design practice learning within a Thai context
作者: Vachara PeansupapDerek H.T. Walker
作者单位: 1Department of Civil Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
2School of Property, Construction and Project Management, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
刊名: Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, 2009, Vol.16 (3), pp.238-253
来源数据库: Emerald Journal
DOI: 10.1108/09699980910951654
关键词: Learning organizationsDesignLearningConstruction industryThailand
原始语种摘要: Purpose(#br) – Development of staff learning enhances work productivity and sustains organizational development. In particular, design practitioners require both theoretical knowledge and mentoring with their practical experience. Without extensive knowledge, designers may produce design work errors that produce poor quality of work and this leads to project cost and time overruns. This paper aims to explore staff's perception of the factors that influence learning in construction design companies. (#br)Design/methodology/approach(#br) – Twenty-six variables are reviewed from literature, and evaluated by 70 designers from construction design and consulting firms in Thailand. A factor analysis technique is applied to the group of identified variables. (#br)Findings(#br) – Eight factors...
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