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Title: Antecedents of building information modelling adoption among quantity surveyors in Ghana: an application of a technology acceptance model
Authors: Addy, M. N.
Ayarkwa, J
Adinyira, E
Keywords: Ghana
building information modelling
adoption
technology acceptance model
Issue Date: 12-Apr-2017
Publisher: ICIDA
Citation: ICIDA 2017 - 6th International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa - 12-14 April 2017
Abstract: Building information modelling (BIM) has garnered much attention over the past years and still continues to in fields of architecture, engineering and construction industry. Despite being identified as a key technology and process to improve productivity and increase integration throughout the construction value chain, it is very novel in Ghana. The paper sought to empirically study the factors that facilitate adoption of BIM among quantity surveyors (QSs) using the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT). Using a quantitative approach, factors identified in the UTAUT are examined. The empirical investigation was conducted using survey questionnaire. The dataset was obtained from seventy-three (73) practicing QSs in Ghana. The results indicated a significant positive impact of effort expectancy, facilitation conditions and hedonic motivation towards BIM adoption. Surprisingly social influence and performance expectancy had a negative impact towards influencing BIM adoption. The original contribution and value of the paper is use of UTAUT2 to provide empirical evidence on factors that facilitate BIM adoption in Ghana amongst QSs.
Description: In the proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, 12th April, 2017, KNUST, Ghana
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/10870
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