Department Research Outputs  


2020

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles (DoE-accredited)

Adaralegbe, O.A., Opawole, A. & Kajimo-Shakantu. K. 2020. A simplified approach to on-site related risk factors assessment in educational institutional projects. International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology 11(6): 44-52.

Adisa, S. & Simpeh, F. 2020. Security challenges: microscoping the gaps in on-campus student housing facilities. Journal of Construction 13(2): 5-14.

Amoah, C., Kajimo-Shakantu, K. & Van Schalkwyk, T. 2020. The empirical reality of project management failures in the construction of social housing projects in South Africa. Journal of Facilities Management 18(4):417-435.

Amoah, C., Kajimo-Shakantu, K. & Van Schalkwyk, T. 2020. Satisfaction level of the RDP housing beneficiaries in Bloemfontein, South Africa. Journal of Construction 13(2):17-35.

Amoah, C. & Simpeh, F. 2020. Implementation challenges of COVID-19 safety measures at construction sites in South Africa. Journal of Facilities Management 19(1):111-128.

Ayodele, T.O, Ekemode, S.O. & Kajimo-Shakantu, K. 2020. The Nexus between Demographic Correlates, Career and Organisational Commitment: The Case of Real Estate Employees in Nigeria. Journal of Facilities Management 18(5): 521-545.

Ayodele, Y. O., Oladokun, T. T. & Kajimo-Shakantu, K. 2020. Employability skills of real estate graduates in Nigeria: a skill gap analysis. Journal of Facilities Management 18(3): 297-323.

Kok, B. & Amoah, C. 2020. An evaluation of the application of the green building principles in student accommodation in Bloemfontein. Journal of Construction 13(1):32-50.

Masia, T., Kajimo-Shakantu, K. & Opawole, A. 2020. A case study on the implementation of green building construction in Gauteng province, South Africa. Management of environmental Quality: An International Journal 31(3): 602-623.

Simpeh, F. & Shakantu, W. 2020. On-campus university student accommodation model. Journal of Facilities Management 18(3): 213-229. 

Xhala, C.N., Kajimo-Shakantu, K. & Nemec, J. 2020. Public Private Partnership projects as a source for financing of public infrastructure investment, Public Private Partnership. Memlekett-jeke menshik Apriptestick. (2): 47-52.

Peer Reviewed Published Conference Proceedings

Adaralegbe, O. A., Opawole, A. & Kajimo-Shakantu, K. 2020. Assessment of management strategies for residual on-site related risk factors in educational institutional building projects. Paper delivered at the 14th Built Environment Conference - Technology, Transformation and Sustainable Construction -Association of Schools of Construction of Southern Africa (ASOCSA), Durban, South Africa. 21-22 September.

Adisa, S. & Simpeh, F. (2020). Assessment of security measures: a compared analysis of two universities student housing. Paper delivered at the 14th Built Environment Conference - Technology, Transformation and Sustainable Construction - Association of Schools of Construction of Southern Africa (ASOCSA), Durban, South Africa. 21-22 September.

Agenbag, H., & Amoah C. 2020; The impact of modern construction technology on the workforce in the construction industry. Paper delivered at the 14th Built Environment Conference - Technology, Transformation and Sustainable Construction - Association of Schools of Construction of Southern Africa (ASOCSA), Durban, South Africa. 21-22 September.

Ayodele, T. O. & Kajimo-Shakantu, K. 2020. The fourth industrial revolution (4IR) and the construction industry - the role of data sharing and assemblage. Paper delivered at the 14th Built Environment Conference - Technology, Transformation and Sustainable Construction - Association of Schools of Construction of Southern Africa (ASOCSA), Durban, South Africa. 21-22 September.

Morena, M., & Amoah C., 2020; Assessment of the mitigating measures for cost overruns in the South African construction industry. Paper delivered at the 14th Built Environment Conference - Technology, Transformation and Sustainable Construction - Association of Schools of Construction of Southern Africa (ASOCSA), Durban, South Africa. 21-22 September.

Opawole, A. & Kajimo-Shakantu, K. 2020. Analysis of risk occurrence in projects executed by small and medium sized contracting firms. Paper delivered at the 14th Built Environment Conference - Technology, Transformation and Sustainable Construction - Association of Schools of Construction of Southern Africa (ASOCSA), Durban, South Africa. 21-22 September.

Simpeh, F. & Akinlolu, M. (2020). A Scientometric Review of Student Housing Facilities Research Trends. Paper delivered at the 14th Built Environment Conference - Technology, Transformation and Sustainable Construction - Association of Schools of Construction of Southern Africa (ASOCSA), Durban, South Africa. 21-22 September.

Tunji-Olayeni, P. Kajimo–Shakantu, K. Ayodele, T. O. & Emmanuela, K. Factors Affecting Students’ Learning in Civil Engineering Measurement. Paper delivered at the 14th Built Environment Conference - Technology, Transformation and Sustainable Construction - Association of Schools of Construction of Southern Africa (ASOCSA), Durban, South Africa. 21-22 September.

Tunji-Olayeni, P.F, Kajimo-Shakantu, K. & Oni, A. A. 2020. Work-Life Experiences of Women in the Construction Industry: A Case of Women in Lagos Mainland, Nigeria. Paper delivered at the 14th Built Environment Conference - Technology, Transformation and Sustainable Construction -Association of Schools of Construction of Southern Africa (ASOCSA), Durban, South Africa. 21-22 September.

Opawole, A. & Kajimo-Shakantu, K. 2020. Assessment of political risk factors associated with public-private partnership projects delivery in developing countries: a case of Lagos State Nigeria. In: Proceedings of the 11th Construction Industry Development Board; the Construction Industry in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (CIDB), Johannesburg, South Africa. C. Aigbavboa and W. Thwala (Ed). Springer. 29-30 July 2019.  pp 364–372.

Bremer, T., Deacon, H., Els, M.M. & Mare, I. 2020. The Implications of not utilizing a Quantity Surveyor as Principal Agent for Residential Construction Projects. In: Proceedings of the 11th Construction Industry Development Board: the Construction Industry in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (CIDB), Johannesburg, South Africa. C. Aigbavboa and W. Thwala (Ed). Springer 29-30 July 2019.  pp 512- 520.

Els, M.M., & Mangese, X. 2020. Supplementing Quantity Surveying Traditional Services with Arbitration as one of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Methods. In: Proceedings of the 11th Construction Industry Development Board; the Construction Industry in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (CIDB), Johannesburg, South Africa. C. Aigbavboa and W. Thwala (Ed). Springer. 29-30 July 2019. pp 428- 439.

2019

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles (DoE-accredited)

Afolabi, A.O., Opawole, A., Babalola O., Ojo, G.K. & Kajimo-Shakantu, K. 2019. Performance analysis of small and medium sized construction firms in Oyo State, Nigeria. Acta Structilia 26(1): 66-96.

Alao, O., Jagboro, G., Opawole, A., & Kadiri, D. 2019. Assessment of resuscitation strategies of abandoned projects: A case study of public tertiary education institutions’ buildings in Osun State, Nigeria. Acta Structilia 26(1): 167-200. 0.25

Du Plessis, H. 2019. Facilitation of construction project management through building contracts: A South African perspective on the locally developed suites of contracts. Acta Structilia 26(1): 120-147.

Ojo, G.K., Adeyeye, M., Opawole, A. & Kajimo-Shakantu, K. 2019. Gender differences in workplace stress response strategies of quantity surveyors in Southwestern Nigeria. International Journal of Building Pathology & Adaptation 37(5): 718-732.

Opawole, A., Jagboro, G.O., Kajimo-Shakantu, K. & Olojede, B.O. 2019. Critical performance factors of public sector organizations in concession-based public-private partnership projects. Property Management 37(1):17-37.

Opawole, A., Kajimo-Shakantu, K., Alao, O.O. & Ogbaje, C.P. 2019. Risk factors associated with procuring university hostel facilities through buildoperate-transfer model. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology 17(1):136-154.

Ngxito, B., Kajimo-Shakantu, K. & Opawole, A. 2019. Assessment of alternative building technologies for pre-tertiary educational infrastructure delivery in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Management of Environmental Quality 30(5): 1152-1170.

Peer Reviewed Published Conference Proceedings

Amoah C. & Kotze, P.J. 2019. Rainwater harvesting: An important element of water sustainability in Bloemfontein. Paper delivered at the 13th Built Environment Conference-Association of Schools of Construction of Southern Africa (ASOCSA), Durban, South Africa. 2-3 September 2019. 

Kajimo-Shakantu, K., Swart, L. & Muleya, F. 2019. Small to medium sized construction firms’ health and safety investment practices in Kwa-Zulu Natal: A Pilot Study. Paper delivered at the 1st Association of Researchers in Construction Safety, Health, and Well-Being (ARCOSH) Conference, Cape Town, South Africa. 3-4 June 2019. 

Kajimo-Shakantu, K. & Xhala, C.N. 2019. Towards improved Private Public Partnerships in the delivery of sustainable infrastructural projects. Paper delivered at the 6th International Conference on Development and Investment in Infrastructure - Strategies for Africa (DII), Livingstone, Zambia. 24-26 July 2019.

Muleya, F., Nakamba, M., Mutale, L. & Kajimo-Shakantu, K. 2019. Health and safety welfare of site workers on construction and mining related projects in Zambia. Paper delivered at the 1st Association of Researchers in Construction Safety, Health, and Well-Being (ARCOSH) Conference,

De Bruin, E. & Du Plessis, H. 2019. Innovation in the South Africa built environment: A 3D printing perspective. Paper delivered at the 13th Built Environment Conference-Association of Schools of Construction of Southern Africa (ASOCSA), Durban, South Africa. 2-3 September 2019.

Ndzandzeka, Y. & Amoah C. 2019. Using alternative construction method to alleviate the backlog of school buildings in the Eastern Cape. Paper delivered at the 13th Built Environment Conference-Association of Schools of Construction of Southern Africa (ASOCSA), Durban, South Africa. 2-3 September 2019.

Olojede, B.O., Jagboro, G.O., Opawole, A. & Kajimo-Shakantu, K. 2019. Examining the roles of public sector organizations in public-private partnership infrastructure procurement in Southwestern Nigeria. Paper delivered at the 13th Built Environment Conference-Association of Schools of Construction of Southern Africa (ASOCSA), Durban, South Africa. 2-3 September 2019.

Theron, J., Jacobs, E. & Deacon, H. 2019. Green Office Buildings contributing to the productivity and job satisfaction of staff members. Paper delivered at the 13th Built Environment Conference-Association of Schools of Construction of Southern Africa (ASOCSA), Durban, South Africa. 2-3 September 2019.

Tshaka, S. & Deacon, H. 2019. Employer-related causes of schedule overruns on public sector construction projects: The case of the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Paper delivered at the 13th Built Environment Conference-Association of Schools of Construction of Southern Africa (ASOCSA), Durban, South Africa. 2-3 September 2019.

Van Wyk, L & Kajimo-Shakantu, K. 2019. An assessment of the adoption of innovative technologies in the South African construction industry. Paper delivered at the 13th Built Environment Conference-Association of Schools of Construction of Southern Africa (ASOCSA), Durban, South Africa. 2-3 September 2019.

Xhala, C.N., & Kajimo-Shakantu, K. 2019. Key lessons in the financing of public infrastructure in South Africa and the Czech Republic. Paper delivered at the International Council for Building World Building Congress (CIB), Hong Kong, China. 17-21 June 2019 0.5

Opawole, A., Okeya, C.O., Alao, O.O., Babalola, O. & Kajimo-Shakantu, K. (2019). Assessment of human resource management practices amongst quantity surveying consulting firms. Paper delivered at EDMIC 2019 Drivers & Dynamics of Change in the Built Environment. 20-22 May 2019, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, pp686-697.

Phakoa, K. & Amoah C., (2019). Project Manager’s Perspective on Factors Contributing to Project Cost and Time Overruns in Lesotho Construction Industry. Paper delivered at the 11TH International Research Conference- South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession (SACQSP), 16-17 September 2019, Johannesburg, South Africa, pp. 1-9.        

Amoah C., (2019). Tender Evaluation and Selection Model for the Procurement of Public Works in Ghana. Paper delivered at the 11TH International Research Conference- South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession (SACQSP), 16-17 September 2019, Johannesburg, South Africa, pp. 88-99.

Du Preez O. (2019). Conciliation as an Effective Alternative to Negotiation in the JBCC Dispute Clause. Paper delivered at the 11TH International Research Conference- South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession (SACQSP), 16-17 September 2019, Johannesburg, South Africa, pp. 177-188.

Geyer A. & Kajimo-Shakantu, K. (2019). Assessment of Socio-Economic and Environmental Implications of Optimizing Renewable Energy Use in Industrial Facilities. Paper delivered at the 11TH International Research Conference- South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession (SACQSP), 16-17 September 2019, Johannesburg, South Africa, pp. 189-197.

2018

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles (DoE-accredited)

Opawole A., Kahilu Kajimo-Shakantu, Alao OO., & Ogbaje C.P., 2018. Risk factors associated with procuring university hostel facilities through buildoperate-transfer model, Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, Volume 17, 1, pp. 136 – 154. ISSN: 1726-0531

Opawole, A., Jagboro G.O., Kajimo-Shakantu, K., & Olojede, B.O. 2018. Critical performance factors of public sector organizations in concession-based public-private partnership projects. Property Management Journal. Volume 37, 1. ISSN: 0263-7472

Du Plessis, H., & Oosthuizen, P., 2018. Construction project management through building contracts, a South African perspective. Acta Structilia, Volume 25, 1, pp. 152 – 181.

Alao, O.O., Jagboro G.O., & Opawole, A., (2018) Cost and time implications of abandoned project resuscitation: a case study of educational institutional buildings in Nigeria. Journal of Financial Management of Property & Construction. Volume 23, 2, pp. 185-201. ISSN: 1366-4387

Peer Reviewed Published Conference Proceedings

Amoah C., (2018). Evaluation of the need of the implementing agents in the public infrastructural delivery in Kwazulu Natal. Paper delivered at the International Research Conference- South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession (SACQSP), 31 August-01 October 2018, Johannesburg, South Africa, pp. 199-211. ISBN: 978-0-6399855-0-3

Opawole, A. & Kajimo-Shakantu, K. (2018) Assessment of build-operate-transfer model for hostel facilities procurement in the Nigerian public universities. Paper delivered at the International Conference on Education, Development and Innovation (INCEDI), August, Accra, Ghana, pp 187-197. ISSN 2590-9622

Xhala, N.C., & Kajimo-Shakantu, K. 2018. Multifaceted Financing Constraints in Public Infrastructure Investment and Development. Paper delivered at the 5th International Conference on Development and Investment in Infrastructure Strategies for Africa (DII) in Livingstone, Zambia, pp 354-366. ISBN: 978-0-620-77537-3

Mudau P., & Kajimo-Shakantu, K. (2018). Natural disaster occurrences and poverty linkages in rural communities in Vhembe District Municipality with a focus on service and housing conditions. Paper delivered at the 2016 National Human Settlements conference, 5-7 October 2016, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, pp. 84-92. ISBN 978-0-620-72404-3

Sithole B., & Kajimo-Shakantu, K. (2018). An investigation exploring renewable energy sources in South African rural areas. Paper delivered at the 2016 National Human Settlements conference, 5-7 October 2016, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, pp. 93-100. ISBN 978-0-620-72404-3

Mshumpela, S.A., Kajimo-Shakantu, K. & Opawole, A., (2018) Critical factors in maintenance of municipal building: a case of Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality building, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Paper delivered at The 12th Built Environment Conference-Association of Schools of Construction of Southern Africa (ASOCSA), 6-7 August 2018, Durban, South Africa, pp. 430-439. ISBN: 978-0-6399855-0-3

Chandi, I., Kajimo-Shakantu, K. & Opawole, A., (2018) An investigation into health and safety factors in the South African construction industry. Paper delivered at the12th Built Environment Conference- Association of Schools of Construction of Southern Africa (ASOCSA), 6-7 August, Durban, South Africa, pp. 62-76. ISBN: 978-0-6399855-0-3

Du Plessis, H., & Oosthuizen, P., 2018. A South African perspective on construction contract management. Smallwood, J., Emuze, F. Paper delivered at The 9th International Conference on Engineering, Project and Production Management (EPPM), 24-26 September 2018, Cape Town, South Africa.

Thatcher, J. & Els, M.M. 2018. Urban Regeneration in South Africa. Paper delivered at the 10th postgraduate conference hosted by the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB), 25-27 February, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, pp. 574-584

Fungai, S.C., Kajimo-Shakantu, K. & Opawole, A., (2018) Exploring public-private partnership as an alternative housing delivery model in Namibia. Paper delivered at the 12th Built Environment Conference-Association of Schools of Construction of Southern Africa (ASOCSA), 6-7 August 2018, Durban, South Africa, pp.388-401 ISBN: 978-0-6399855-0-3

Opawole, A., & Kajimo-Shakantu, K. (2018) A conceptual framework for procuring PPP contracts in developing countries: an empirical case study of South western Nigeria. Paper delivered at the International Research Conference- South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession (SACQSP), 31 August-01 October 2018, Johannesburg, South Africa, pp 187-199. ISBN: 978-0-620-80551-3

Amoah C., & Shakantu W., (2018). The impact of foreign construction firms on the capacity building of the local contractors in Ghana. Paper delivered at 12th Built Environment Conference-Association of Schools of Construction of Southern Africa (ASOCSA), 6-7 August 2018, Durban, South Africa, pp 157-171. ISBN: 978-0-6399855-0-3

2017

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles (DoE-accredited)

Xhala, N.C., Nemec, J., & Kajimo-Shakantu, K., (2017), Public Private Partnership Projects: The Solution to Limited Public Finance for Public Infrastructure Investments, African Journal of Public Affairs, Volume 9, Number 7, pp. 66-78.

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles (Non DoE-accredited)

Xhala, N.C., Nemec, J., & Kajimo-Shakantu, K., (2017), The Breadth of Success and Failure Factors with PPPs Implementation, European Financial and Accounting Journal 12(2), 05-16.

Peer Reviewed Published Conference Proceedings

Vukela, R., Kajimo-Shakantu, K., & Xhala, N.C., (2017), Improving Construction Project Performance in the South African Public Sector, 11th Built Environment Conference-ASOCSA, 6-8 August 2017, Durban, South Africa, pp 439-506.

Du Plessis, H.B., & Oosthuizen, P.M., (2017), Building Contracts, a method to manage construction processes: A South African perspective, 11th Built Environment Conference-ASOCSA, 6-8 August 2017, Durban, South Africa, pp. 225-238.

Oosthuizen, P.M., (2017), Multilingualism in a Monolingual South African Built Environment, 11th Built Environment Conference-ASOCSA, 6-8 August 2017, Durban, South Africa, pp. 99-111.

Greyling, C., & Kajimo-Shakantu, K., (2017), Industry perceptions on cost implications of going green in sustainable human settlements, 11th Built Environment Conference-ASOCSA, 6-8 August 2017, Durban, South Africa, pp.668-680.

Ngxito, B., & Kajimo-Shakantu, K., (2017), Perceptions and experiences regarding the use of alternative building technologies in school infrastructure in the Eastern Cape Province, 11th Built Environment Conference-ASOCSA, 6-8 August 2017, Durban, South Africa, pp.112-123.

Bremer, T., de Lange, J.C., Froise, T., & Els, M., (2017), The Glass is always greener on the other side: A Case Study between two residential projects, 11th Built Environment Conference-ASOCSA, 6-8 August 2017, Durban, South Africa, pp.731-742.

Bremer, T., Knobel, L., & Els, M., (2017), Feasibility of active design, 11th Built Environment Conference-ASOCSA, 6-8 August 2017, Durban, South Africa, pp.380-387.

Refereed Chapters in Books

Du Preez, O.C.R., (2017), Court-connected mediation in South Africa, Court-Connected Construction Mediation Practice: A Comparative International Review, (Eds.) Agapiou, A., Ilter, D.A., Abingdon, England, pp. 35-54. ISBN: 978-1-138-81010-5 2016

2016

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles (DoE-accredited)

Zulch, B., (2016), A proposed model for construction project management communication in the South African construction industry, Acta Structilia Volume 23 Number 1, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa, pp. 1-34.

Peer Reviewed Published Conference Proceedings

Blignaut, A.J., & Jacobs, E., (2016), Viability of the implementation of green elements in the retrofitting of existing low-cost housing in South Africa, 9th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession, 19-21 October 2016, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, pp. 270-278.

Bremer, T., & Els, M., (2016), An investigation into studio based pedagogy for built environment graduates: A new model for a new context, The 9th cidb PG Conference 2016, Construction Industry Development Board, 1-4 February 2016, Cape Town, South Africa, pp. 44-52.

Coetzee, D., & Els, M., (2016) The impact of load shedding on the construction industry in South Africa, The 9th cidb PG Conference, Construction Industry Development, 16-18 September 2016, Cape Town, South Africa, pp. 268-276.

Els, M., (2016), Critical review of ethical considerations in the teaching approach of construction professionals, 5th Construction Management Conference, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, 28-29 November 2016, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, pp. 211-217.

Mawondo-Dhliwayo, R., & Kajimo-Shakantu, K., and Chiheya, F., (2016) Evaluating the Use of PPPs in Delivering Sustainable Building Projects in Zimbabwe3rd International Conference on Development and Investment in Infrastructure Strategies for Africa, The Development and Investment in Infrastructure, 31 August - 2 September 2016, Livingston, Zambia, pp. 229-237.

Tshwane, K., & Kajimo-Shakantu, K., (2016), Under-pricing of projects in the construction industry: A preliminary study, 9th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession, 19-21 October 2016, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, pp. 178-188.

Kajimo-Shakantu, K., (2016), Transforming the construction sector through preferential procurement to promote broad-based black economic empowerment, 9th Annual Quantity Surveying Research conference 2016, South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession, 19-21 October 2016, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, pp. 293-304.

Nengovhela, H., (2016), The use of Building Information Modelling in the South African construction industry, 9th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference 2016, South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession, 19-21 October 2016, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, pp. 306-316.

Labuschagne, P., & Zulch, B.G., (2016), Green Rooftop Systems: A South African Perspective, SBE16 Conference Estonian, Association of Civil Engineers and Finnish Association of Civil Engineers, 5 - 7 October 2016, Tallinn-Helsinki, Finland, pp. 710-716.

Soni, M.S.M., & Kajimo-Shakantu, K., (2016), An Investigation Into Supply Chain Management Processes Efficacy And Service Delivery Enhancement In The City Of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, The 9th cidb PG Conference 2016, Construction Industry Development Board, 1-4 February 2016, Cape Town, South Africa, pp. 517-525.

Zulch, B.G., (2016), An assessment of construction project managers’ communication skills in project success RICS COBRA 2016 Conference, RICS, 19-22 September 2016, Toronto, Canada.



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