Influence of Communication on Success of Projects in Construction Companies in Borama District, Somaliland

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Published: 2024-01-18

Page: 22-29


Abdisalan Jibril Duale *

Faculty of Business and Public Administration, School of Postgraduate Studies and Research, Amoud University, Somaliland.

Faysal Abdi Ahmed

Faculty of Business and Public Administration, School of Postgraduate Studies and Research, Amoud University, Somaliland.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

The study investigated the influence of communication on project success in construction companies in Borama District, Somaliland.  Communication is defined as the process of passing information, and understanding from one person to another. In this study communication was conceptualized as information managements, interpersonal communication and team diversity. Project success is meaningful when meeting project objectives and the goal within its planned completion of time, cost and quality. If the Project communication was poor there would be lack of communication channels and policy in the construction companies, which causes the problem. Project success in many local construction companies has been a big problem in many places across the global. Success of local project in construction companies is poor is about 20% finishing of the projects with in specified time is poor and is about 9%. The quality of the project is about 30%. Which is poor. The objectives of the study were to determine the influence of information management, the influence of interpersonal communication skills, and the influence of project team diversity on project success. Based on the theory of communication, the study used a cross sectional survey on 60 project managers and other staffs of local construction companies in Borama district. The data was collected using questionnaire and analyzed using descriptive statistics, and multiple regression. The study found that project information managements have no a significance effect on project success of construction companies in Borama. The findings show    that project interpersonal communication skills have a significance effect on project success of construction companies in Borama, District. This study found that project team diversity has not significant influence on project success of the construction companies, Borama District, the study concludes that interpersonal communication has a significant influence on project success of local construction companies in Borama district. The overall recommendation of this study should be aware of diversity information managements, interpersonal communications kills and team diversity to respond the risk suddenly. And also recommends owner of board of directors of Local construction companies be provided with updated knowledge and communication and the process to implement projects successful. Project interpersonal communication has a positive effect on project success and the study recommends the practice and efforts to improve of communication is very important for the projects of Local construction companies finally the study recommends that more studies be done on another elements of communication skills. The study thus recommends owner of board of directors of construction companies be enlightened and educated on project information managements.

Keywords: Project communication skills, project information management, project interpersonal skills, team diversity, project success


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Duale , A. J., & Ahmed , F. A. (2024). Influence of Communication on Success of Projects in Construction Companies in Borama District, Somaliland. Asian Journal of Economics, Finance and Management, 6(1), 22–29. Retrieved from https://globalpresshub.com/index.php/AJEFM/article/view/1929

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