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Title: Development of decision support system for acquiring properties under construction
Authors: Kelly, Seth Jechie
Keywords: Decision Support System (DSS)
Property under construction
Computer base system
Issue Date: 13-Apr-2016
Abstract: The Decision support system in acquiring property under construction in the Kumasi metropolis is still undergoing a transformation. This paper is informed by a study conducted to decide how the principles of best practices associated with the impacts of using DSS could be improved to fulfill the objective of their greater use in mainstream buying activities. The aim of this paper is to address one of the chief objectives of this study: To improve the conceptual decision support outline to facilitate the acquisition of uncompleted properties. The findings and outcomes derived through a broad literature review and a preliminary study. Moreover, this paper indicates that DSS development is required to deliver eminence outcome in order to support the further development of our economy and to provide a better working environment for individuals taking any buying decision. Although some leading management progressively encouraging learning within and seeking to make use of the phases to gain competitive advantage. Regrettably, diffusion is very slow. The reason is that there is no standardize way of acquiring property as it varies from one end user to the other. Apart from the obstructions to DSS making it challenging, it was found to be deficient and that the DSS concept is not something new and there are actually some good practices of implementation in the local business.After close analysis, some key determinants and obstructions to the implementation of DSS were also identified and evaluated in the research. .A questionnaire was designed and administered in a survey. Data collected was analysed using the SPSS 16 software packages.The input of the paper is fixed in defining prospective DSS processes for sustainable development in the in purchasing activities. Also, the paper will be beneficial to policy makers and stakeholders involved in working growth process.
Description: A thesis submitted to the Department of Building Technology, College of Art and Built Environment, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the Degree of Master of Science in Procurement Management, 2015
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/8748
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