Dilemma of project management in Oman

  1. Al Amri, Tariq Said Mahad
Dirixida por:
  1. Manuel Marey Pérez Director

Universidade de defensa: Universidade de Santiago de Compostela

Fecha de defensa: 09 de marzo de 2021

  1. Itziar Goicoechea Castaño Presidenta
  2. César Pérez Cruzado Secretario/a
  3. Miguel Ángel Vigil Berrocal Vogal

Tipo: Tese


The state of Oman is mainly dependent on oil and petroleum products. However, construction is the second largest industry in Oman based on economic contribution. Due to high dependability in the construction industry, it is significant to highlight its problems and issues and measure its success. The study has introduced the construction industry and its basis in Oman. The study is mainly focused on the dilemma of the construction industry of Oman. Therefore, to analyze the conditions of the construction industry of Oman, a thorough literature review was conducted. Moreover, the project delays and cost overruns are analyzed based on the empirical data and literature analysis. This analysis is further extended to evaluate the private and public sectors of Oman in terms of project delays. Furthermore, Oman's sustainable development and green construction are also analyzed based on a thorough literature review and secondary data. Lastly, the impact of COVID-19 on the construction industry of Oman is evaluated based on the current conditions. The construction industry has catastrophically been affected by the lockdown situation due to the COVID-19. The study results are summed up in the discussion section.