Leadership and Strategic Management Effectiveness during Crisis in the Construction Sector: A case study

Evangelia Fragouli (Lead / Corresponding author), Anastasia Lazaridou

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Abstract

This research explores the importance of critical success factors for effective project management under a crisis condition and investigates crisis management practices within the construction sector. The case study of the Greek construction sector is examined through an empirical study and distribution of a questionnaire to a sample of 154 managers and engineers in construction companies applying decsriptive and inferential statistics for data analysis. Forming a set of 6 factors labeled as “Organization and Human Resources”, “Project realization issues”, “Organizational bond and technology background”, “Planning/organizing issues”, “General environment” and “Project features, the study concludes that the most important skill for a crisis situation is the managerial one. The study recommends the importance of integration of a crisis management policy in an operation level in order management and leadership effectiveness to be enhanced.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBAM2019 Conference
Place of PublicationUnited Kingdom
PublisherBritish Academy of Management
Pages1-53
Number of pages53
ISBN (Electronic)9780995641327
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2019
EventBAM2019 Conference - Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Duration: 3 Sep 20195 Sep 2019
https://www.bam.ac.uk/civicrm/event/info?id=3502

Conference

ConferenceBAM2019 Conference
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityBirmingham
Period3/09/195/09/19
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Keywords

  • construction
  • management
  • leadership
  • effectiveness
  • project
  • crisis

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