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Farook Hamzeh

Conference paper

An AHP approach for selecting and identifying off-site construction systems

This paper takes the initial steps and presents work targeted towards identifying the optimal off-site systems for a given project by extracting and elaborately analyzing the attributes of the different systems using the Analytical Hierarchy Process technique (AHP). The outcomes of this study will yield...
Conference paper

A lean e-governance approach to mitigate corruption within official processes in the construction industry

Lebanon is a country that has been plagued by corruption; official processes run at suboptimal levels and delay the day-to-day activities of citizens and projects across all industries, including construction. The concept of applying lean methods to mitigate this corruption is promising.
Conference paper

Studying the mindset of corruption in the construction industry - a lean perspective

The construction industry practice involves corruption. Lebanon’s construction industry is no exception since it is one of the developing countries that lack anti-corruption processes. An anti-corruption framework was designed using lean principles and tools to better mitigate and control corrupt acts in the Lebanese construction...
Presentation

Lean methods to improve end user satisfaction in higher education buildings

End user satisfaction is one of the major indices that attest to the success of a project in terms of adding value to the client. Therefore, in order to rate the overall functions of a facility, the fulfilment of end users' needs is to be...
Conference paper

Studying the mindset of corruption in the construction industry - A lean perspective

Studies have shown that the construction industry practice involves corruption. Several factors such as the complexity of the project and organizations involved coupled with scarce sanctions on corrupt activities are basic hurdles for reducing corruption. Lebanon's construction industry is no exception since it is one...