IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/taf/conmgt/v27y2009i2p153-163.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

Organizational modes in the residential building sector in Sweden

Author

Listed:
  • Abukar Warsame

Abstract

Traditional organizational studies emphasize department groupings and the management style of different organizations that are often based on common tasks, products, geography and processes. They also mainly emphasize the connection between construction supply chain and procurement methods but have not analysed of how external factors shape the organization structure and consequently the supply chain. Three things are analysed: the impact of competitive pressure, required competence and degree of flexibility on various modes of construction organization used for producing multi-family residential housing in Sweden from a transaction cost theory perspective. Organization structures depend on the level of project engagement, competence demanded by the preferred organization mode as well as the economic environment, and the level of construction activities.

Suggested Citation

  • Abukar Warsame, 2009. "Organizational modes in the residential building sector in Sweden," Construction Management and Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 27(2), pages 153-163.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:conmgt:v:27:y:2009:i:2:p:153-163 DOI: 10.1080/01446190802699503
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01446190802699503
    Download Restriction: Access to full text is restricted to subscribers.

    As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to search for a different version of it.

    References listed on IDEAS

    as
    1. Patrick Bajari & Steven Tadelis, 1999. "Incentives versus Transaction Costs: A Theory of Procurement Contracts," Working Papers 99029, Stanford University, Department of Economics.
    2. Parkhe, Arvind, 1998. "Building trust in international alliances," Journal of World Business, Elsevier, vol. 33(4), pages 417-437, January.
    3. Sai-On Cheung & Tsun-Ip Lam & Mei-Yung Leung & Yue-Wang Wan, 2001. "An analytical hierarchy process based procurement selection method," Construction Management and Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 19(4), pages 427-437.
    4. Roberto Pietroforte, 1997. "Communication and governance in the building process," Construction Management and Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 15(1), pages 71-82.
    5. Anna Dubois & Lars-Erik Gadde, 2002. "The construction industry as a loosely coupled system: implications for productivity and innovation," Construction Management and Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 20(7), pages 621-631.
    6. Barlow, James, 2000. "Innovation and learning in complex offshore construction projects," Research Policy, Elsevier, pages 973-989.
    7. Albert Chan & Daniel Chan & Kathy Ho, 2003. "An empirical study of the benefits of construction partnering in Hong Kong," Construction Management and Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 21(5), pages 523-533.
    8. M. Motiar Rahman & Mohan Kumaraswamy, 2002. "Joint risk management through transactionally efficient relational contracting," Construction Management and Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 20(1), pages 45-54.
    9. Spekman, Robert E., 1988. "Strategic supplier selection: Understanding long-term buyer relationships," Business Horizons, Elsevier, vol. 31(4), pages 75-81.
    10. J Michael Geringer, 1991. "Strategic Determinants of Partner Selection Criteria in International Joint Ventures," Journal of International Business Studies, Palgrave Macmillan;Academy of International Business, vol. 22(1), pages 41-62, March.
    11. Bajari, Patrick & Tadelis, Steven, 2001. "Incentives versus Transaction Costs: A Theory of Procurement Contracts," RAND Journal of Economics, The RAND Corporation, pages 387-407.
    12. Per Erik Eriksson, 2006. "Procurement and Governance Management ? Development of a Conceptual Procurement Model Based on Different Types of Control," management revue. Socio-economic Studies, Rainer Hampp Verlag, pages 30-49.
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:taf:conmgt:v:27:y:2009:i:2:p:153-163. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Chris Longhurst). General contact details of provider: http://www.tandfonline.com/RCME20 .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.