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Dr Argaw Gurmu

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Lecturer In Construction Management

Faculty

Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env

Department

School of Archit. & Built Env.

Campus

Geelong Waterfront Campus

Qualifications

Ph.D Architecture & Planning Examination, University of Melbourne, 2017
Doctor of Philosophy, University of Melbourne, 2017
Master of Science, Addis Ababa University, 2011
Bachelor of Science, Addis Ababa University, 2006

Contact

argaw.gurmu@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 78663

Research interests

Construction productivity
Construction management practices
Cost management
Safety in construction
Building defects

Affiliations

Australian Institute of quantity surveyors (AIQS)

Units taught

Building Measurment and Estimating (SRE302)

Building Measurement (SRE 272)

Construction Measurement (SRQ774)

Cost Planning (SRQ762)

Advanced Project Management (SRM 752)

Project Management 2 (SRM 281)

Strategic Construction Procurement (SRQ 780)

Conferences

Systems Engineering Test & Evaluation (SETE), Melbourne, Australia 2016

World Construction Symposium (WCS), Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2016

International Cost Engineering Council (ICEC) - Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors (PAQS) Conference, Sydney, Australia, 2018.

Publications

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2020

Construction materials management practices enhancing labour productivity in multi-storey building projects

A Gurmu

(2020), Vol. 20, pp. 77-86, International journal of construction management, Abingdon, Eng., C1

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Predicting construction labor productivity based on implementation levels of human resource management practices

Argaw Gurmu, Citra Ongkowijoyo

(2020), Vol. 146, pp. 1-13, Journal of construction engineering and management, Reston, Va., C1

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Fuzzy synthetic evaluation of human resource management practices influencing construction labour productivity

Argaw Gurmu

(2020), pp. 1-21, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Bingley, Eng., C1

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Hybrid risk analysis model for analyzing the urban infrastructure risk

Citra Ongkowijoyo, Hemanta Doloi, Argaw Gurmu

(2020), pp. 1-44, International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Stochastic-based model for setting formwork-productivity baseline

Argaw Gurmu, Citra Ongkowijoyo

(2020), Vol. 146, pp. 1-10, Journal of construction engineering and management, Reston, Va., C1

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2019

Tools for measuring construction materials management practices and predicting labor productivity in multistory building projects

A Gurmu

(2019), Vol. 145, pp. 04018139-1-04018139-13, Journal of construction engineering and management, Reston, Va., C1

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Identifying and prioritizing safety practices affecting construction labour productivity: an empirical study

Argaw Gurmu

(2019), Vol. 68, pp. 1457-1474, International journal of productivity and performance management, Bingley, Eng., C1

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Investigation of the challenges facing public-private partnership projects in Australia

Godfrey Mwakabole, Argaw Gurmu, Linda Tivendale

(2019), Vol. 19, pp. 57-74, Construction economics and building, Haymarket, N.S.W., C1

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2018

Survey of management practices enhancing labor productivity in multi-storey building construction projects

A Gurmu, A Aibinu

(2018), Vol. 67, pp. 717-735, International journal of productivity and performance management, Bingley, Eng., C1-1

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Review of domestic building acts for construction of low-rise residential buildings

Vidal Paton-Cole, A Gurmu

(2018), pp. 160-169, APNHR 2018 : Smart and Sustainable Housing Futures : Proceedings of the Joint Conference of the Asia-Pacific Network for Housing Research and Australasian Housing Researchers, Gold Coast, Queensland, E1

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A review of defects in low-rise residential buildings in the Australian State of Victoria

Vidal Paton-Cole, A Gurmu

(2018), pp. 1-9, ICEC-PAQS 2018 : Grassroots to Concrete Jungle: Dynamics in Built Environment, Sydney, New South Wales, E1

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2017

Construction equipment management practices for improving labor productivity in multistory building construction projects

A Gurmu, A Aibinu

(2017), Vol. 143, pp. 1-13, Journal of construction engineering and management, Reston, Va., C1-1

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2016

A study of best management practices for enhancing productivity in building projects: construction methods perspectives

A Gurmu, A Aibinu, T Chan

(2016), Vol. 16, pp. 1-19, Construction economics and building, Haymarket, N.S.W., C1-1

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An investigation into construction methods influencing productivity of building projects

A Gurmu, A Aibinu, T Chan

(2016), pp. 17-34, SETE 2016 : Proceedings of the System Engineering Test and Evaluation Conference, Melbourne, Victoria, E1-1

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Construction management practices influencing productivity in building projects

A Gurmu, A Aibinu, T Chan

(2016), pp. 122-132, The 5th World Construction Symposium Proceedings: Greening Environment, Eco-Innovations & Entrepreneurship, Colombo, Sri Lanka, E1-1

conference

Funded Projects at Deakin

No Funded Projects at Deakin found

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report