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Title: Performance indicators for 'micro-projects' in developing countries
Authors: Sohail, M
Baldwin, AN
Keywords: Developing countries
Performance indicators
Urban infrastructure
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group
Source: Construction management and economics, 2004, v. 22, no. 1, p. 11-23 How to cite?
Journal: Construction management and economics 
Abstract: The majority of public works contracts undertaken in developing countries have a total cost of less than US $15 000. They include the provision of enhanced water and sanitation, access ways and pavements, small community buildings and solid-waste related construction. These are termed 'micro-projects' and there is a general lack of information for such projects. This paper describes the development and testing of 67 performance indicators for use on micro-projects. They include not only general performance indicators but also indicators for inter-organizational and socio-economic issues. These indicators are based on data from over 800 micro-projects undertaken in developing countries. For each indicator, a statement of why the indicator was selected, the key sources of information and how to determine the indicator is provided. Examples of the use of the indicators are also presented.
ISSN: 0144-6193
EISSN: 1466-433X
DOI: 10.1080/0144619042000186022
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