Management can be regarded as the force which drives the organization to its ultimate goal. Management will try to adopt every step so that the organization may not get away from its mission and may achieve survival in the long run.
The concept of management can be described in the simple words as a process to manage the things properly in such a way so that the organization may not suffer from any crucial circumstances and the business may run smoothly and in an effective way. If the management is not done properly, it is not possible to run the business in a smooth way and to manage its functions properly. However in the extreme circumstances, poor management may jeopardize the survival of the organization.
A Construction project is of critical nature and is difficult to manage as well. It requires lot of People to execute the construction project. So care is supposed to be taken in every aspect of the construction project.
Management of the construction project can be done in different ways.
The organization should maintain a competitive workforce and skilled professionals, in order to keep the management of the construction project up to the mark and the organization may not suffer from losses. Since, the construction project requires to hire the engineers, especially Civil Engineers, so the organization should adopt a hands on approach in the recruitment of the right professional engineers for the right task. The professionalism and expertise of the Civil engineers cannot be compromise because of the criticality of the construction work. Nevertheless hiring the trained professionals will be a good step for the proper management of the construction project.
The primary thing that is supposed to be taken into consideration for construction project management is the cost benefit analysis. Organization needs to do this analysis before starting the construction project. It is because of the criticality of the construction project that the quality cannot be compromised. So, if the organization does not find the construction project feasible in terms of the cost and benefit relationship, then the organization should not carry on with the project by compromising on the proper management of the construction project.
The organization should also figure it out before accepting the construction project that the organization has the required resources for the particular project. If the organization cannot properly manage the construction project, then it is unethical and unfavorable to sign such a project.
For the good management of the construction project QC(Quality control) Department should be developed, which would be responsible to check the quality if the construction at every step.
Internal audit department should also be given instructions, and it should adopt hand on approach for the proper management of the construction project.
The Labor should be supervised properly at all the times so that they may not be able to leave the flaws in the construction work.
However, it is necessary to abide by all the above suggestions, so that the construction project may not suffer from the bitter results. If such projects are not managed properly then the customers may all leave us and this will have harmful impact on the brand loyalty of the customers.