IJIMT 2017 Vol.8(1): 1-8 ISSN: 2010-0248
doi: 10.18178/ijimt.2017.8.1.693

An Empirical Review of Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) System

Lim Shin Yee, Chai Chang Saar, Aminah Md Yusof, Loo Siaw Chuing, and Heap-Yih Chong
Abstract— The demand of industry towards project collaboration and systematic integration had resulted in the development of integrated project delivery (IPD). IPD is served as an innovative project delivery method in the industry which able to improve project performances in terms of time, cost, quality and productivity. However, the awareness and adoption of IPD in construction projects are still below satisfaction level. This paper aims to evaluate IPD integration in construction industry. In order to achieve the aim, the principles, level of IPD integration and barriers are determined to accommodate different industry players. Metaanalysis had been exercised in this study to validate information and to realize the actuality of this study. The IPD principles are re-categorized in accordance to IPD integration level. Besides, IPD implementation barriers are identified. This study is significant for the stakeholders to demonstrate the proactive ways in fostering IPD collaboration; while barriers mitigation and avoidance will maximize the efficiency of IPD in construction projects. This study attempts to develop a conceptual framework of IPD integration in the construction industry.

Index Terms— Integrated project delivery (IPD), IPD principle, integration level, construction industry.

Lim Shin Yee, Chai Chang Sa’ar, and Heap-Yih Chong are with Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (e-mail: lshiny0708@hotmail.com). Aminah Md Yusof is with Program Development & Customer Relations, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.
Loo Siaw Chuing is with the Department of Quantity Surveying, University of Malaya.

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Cite: Lim Shin Yee, Chai Chang Saar, Aminah Md Yusof, Loo Siaw Chuing, and Heap-Yih Chong, " An Empirical Review of Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) System," International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 1-8, 2017.

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