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Sustainable public procurement process in construction industry : literature review

Show simple item record Gunawardhane, KAP Karunasena, G 2018-08-30T19:38:25Z 2018-08-30T19:38:25Z
dc.description.abstract The procurement process in the field of construction plays a significant role in changing world in both public and private sector. The Public PP (Public Procurement Process) mainly focuses satisfaction of the stakeholders in line with the development objectives of the country. The importance of public expenditures within the world economy has stimulated and established interest in how public money is spent, with an emphasis on transparency and openness through the Public PP. Though a new concept to the developing countries, SPPP (Sustainable Public Procurement Process) is not another type of procurement; it rather seeks to address the environment, social and economic consequences of procurement actions from the initial stage through the design, implementation up to the end of defect liability period of the construction project. At present, the communities in Asian region are faced with worsening climatic conditions, poverty, deforestation and other environmental degradations. The developed countries have implemented the SPPP successfully as a solution to the challenges and gaps of existing procurement process. Hence, the SPPP has identified as most accepted cost effective alternative method to address the challenges and gaps of the existing procurement process in construction industry. Thus, this research paper mainly focused to identify the best practices of the SPPP to the construction industryof the developing countries through the secondary datawith special emphasis to the Sri Lankan context due to the reason that economy of the country strive to transition to upper middle income country. Hence, relevant areas scrutinised through the critical literature review to explore the applicability of adopting SPPP to the construction industry in developing countries. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Public Procurement Process, Construction Industry, Sustainable Public Procurement Process en_US
dc.title Sustainable public procurement process in construction industry : literature review en_US
dc.type Conference-Abstract en_US
dc.identifier.faculty Architecture en_US
dc.identifier.department Department of Building Economics en_US
dc.identifier.year 2014 en_US
dc.identifier.conference 7th FARU International Research Symposium - 2014 en_US Galle, Sri Lanka en_US
dc.identifier.pgnos pp. 46 - 55 en_US
dc.identifier.proceeding Practice Based Research : exploring built environmental through evidence en_US en_US en_US

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