Manuscript Title:

THE MOST IMPORTANT FACTOR AFFECTING DEALING WITH STAKEHOLDERS TO REDUCE TIME AND COST IN MEGA PROJECTS

Author:

El-Haytham A. Ali, Ibrahim Mahdi, Hesham A. Mahdi, Kamal A. Assaf

DOI Number:

DOI:10.17605/OSF.IO/B3NGM

Published : 2021-06-10

About the author(s)

1. El-Haytham A. Ali - Civil Engineer, Egypt.
2. Ibrahim Mahdi - Professor, Department of Construction Project Management, Future University in Egypt.
3. Hesham A. Mahdi - Former Minster of Transportation, Professor, Future University in Egypt, Cairo, Egypt
4. Kamal A. Assaf - Assistant Professor of Structural Engineering,Assuit University, Egypt

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Abstract

Until now. Stakeholder problems remain one of the most important factors that affect time and cost, and through our study of megaproject delays, we found that one of the most important causes of project delays, which in turn affects cost increases, are stakeholders' problems. We conducted many interviews with project managers and engineers, and a questionnaire was conducted to find out the impact of stakeholders on the projects. We found that some projects here in Egypt were disrupted as a result of stakeholders' problems. We have delved into this topic more and found it necessary to have a stakeholder engineer with distinctive personal features in order to be able to deal with stakeholders. The majority of the survey participants agreed on the importance of having a stakeholder engineer, and through previous literature and experts’ opinions, we were able to find the required personality traits for a stakeholder engineer


Keywords

Stakeholder engineer, Stakeholder management, Stakeholder analysis, Mega projects, Project management.