Dr. Ernest Kissi


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Dept: Construction Technology and Management Office:
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Research Areas/Interests

Construction Economics, Project Management Procurement Management Project Financing Technical Education Monitoring and Evaluation...~more

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Publications

    Peer-Reviewed Journal Papers

     

    Kissi, E., Agyekum, K., Baiden, B. K., Reuben Agyei, T., Badu Eshun, B. T., & Badu, E. (2019). Factors influencing tender pricing strategies of construction SMEs in Ghana. International Journal of Construction Management, pp.1-13

     

    Kissi, E., Odoi A., Kofi A., Yamoah Agyemang, D., & Musah L. (2019) Ascertaining the Interaction Effects Among Organisational Citizenship Behaviour, Work Overload and Employees’ Performance in the Ghanaian Construction Industry, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management.

     

    Offei, I. Nani G., & Kissi, E., Factors Affecting the Capacity of SME Building Construction Firms in Ghana Journal of Construction in Developing Countries, (Accepted for publication)

     

    Asman E., G., Kissi, E., Kofi A., Baiden K., B. Badu E., “Critical Components of Environmentally Sustainable Buildings Design Practices of Office Buildings in Ghana, Journal of Building Engineering (Accepted for publication)

     

    Akunyumu, S., Adjei-Kumi, T., Danku J., C., & Kissi, E., Communication Problems in Projects - A research study for construction site projects: a case study of Ghana, International Journal of Project Organisation and Management, (Accepted for publication)

     

    Acheamfour V., K., Kissi E., Adjei-Kumi, T. & Adinyira E., Review of Empirical Arguments on Contractor Pre-Qualification Criteria Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology (Accepted for publication)

     

    Kissi, E., Kofi A., Baiden K., B. Tanor A., R., Asamoah E. G., & Andam E., (2019) "Impact of Project Monitoring and Evaluation Practices on Construction Project Success Criteria in Ghana", Built Environment Project and Asset Management, https://doi.org/10.1108 /BEPAM-11-2018-0135

     

    Acheamfour V., K., Kissi E., & Adjei-Kumi, T. (2019) Ascertaining the Impact of Contractors Pre-Qualification Criteria on Project Success Criteria, Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, https://doi.org/10.1108/ECAM-03-2018-0110

     

    Tutu, S. O., Kissi, E., Osei-Tutu, E., & Desmond, A. (2019). Evaluating Critical Factors for the Implementation of E-Procurement in Ghana. International Journal of Procurement Management, 12(1), 1-14.

     

    Agyekum, B., Kissi, E., Yamoah Agyemang, D., & Badu, E. (2018). Examining Barriers for the Utilization of Non-Traditional Cost Estimating Models in Developing Countries: Ghanaian Quantity Surveyors’ Perspectives. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology Vol.16 pp.3-16.

     

    Kissi, E., Sadick, M. A., & Agyemang, D. Y. (2018). Drivers Militating Against the Pricing of Sustainable Construction Materials: The Ghanaian quantity surveyors’ perspective. Case Studies in Construction Materials, 8, 507-516.

     

    Badu, E., Kissi, E., Boateng, E. B., & Antwi-Afari, M. F. (2018). Tertiary Educational Infrastructural Development in Ghana: Financing, Challenges and Strategies. Africa Education Review, 15(2), 65-81.

     

    Kissi, E., Adjei-Kumi, T., Amoah, P., & Gyimah, J. (2018). Forecasting Construction Tender Price Index in Ghana Using Autoregressive Integrated Moving Average with Exogenous Variables Model. Construction Economics and Building, 18(1), 70.

     

    Asante, J., Kissi, E., & Badu, E. (2018). Factorial Analysis of Capacity-Building Needs of Small-and Medium-Scale Building Contractors in Developing Countries: Ghana as a Case Study. Benchmarking: An International Journal, 25(1), 357-372.

     

    Kissi, E., Mohammed, S. A., & Owusu-Diatuo, K. J. (2018). Challenges Facing Public Works Departments in Construction Project Delivery within Metropolitan Municipal and District Assemblies in Ghana. UDS International Journal of Development, 5(1), 129-143.

     

    Suleman B., George Effah Asamoah & Kissi E. (2018). Impact of Inventory Management on Firm Performance: A Case Study of Listed Manufacturing Firms in Ghana, International Journal of Finance and Accounting, 7(4), pp. 83-96

     

    Kissi E., Adjei-Kumi, T., Amoah, P., & Emmanuel, B. B. (2017). Identifying key economic indicators influencing tender price index prediction in the building industry: a case study of Ghana. International Journal of Construction Management, pp. 1-7

     

    Kissi E., Adjei-Kumi, T. & Amoah P., Bannor B., E. (2017) “Assessing the Critical Barriers to Tender Price Index Development in the Building Industry, International Journal of Construction Project Management and Innovation, Vol 7, Special Issue 1 pp. 1933-1953

     

    Kissi E., Ahadzie D., K., Adjei-Kumi T., & Badu E. (2017) “Rethinking the Challenges to the Pricing of Projects in the Ghanaian Construction Industry Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, Vol. 15 Issue: 5, pp.700-719, https://doi.org/10.1108/JEDT-11-2016-0090

     

    Kissi E., Adjei-Kumi, T. Badu, E., & Bannor B., E., (2017) “Factors Affecting Tender Price in the Ghanaian Construction Industry, Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction Vol:22, Issue: 3, pp 252- 262, DOI (10.1108/JFMPC-09-2016-0044)

     

    Kissi E., Adjei-Kumi T. & Badu E. (2017) Exploring Cost Planning Practices Adopted by Ghanaian Construction Professionals. International Journal of Project Organisation and Management, 9, No. 1, 83-93

     

    Kissi E., Adjei-Kumi T. & Badu E. (2016) Critical Barriers to the Practice of Effective Cost Planning in the Ghanaian Construction Industry, Journal of Construction Engineering and Project Management, Vol 6, Issue.2, pp 8-15

     

    Kissi E., Bannor Boateng E., Adjei-Kumi T. & Badu E. (2016) Principal component analysis of challenges facing the implementation of value engineering in public projects in developing countries, International Journal of Construction Management, 1-10 DOI:10.1080/ 15623599.2016.1233088

     

    Kissi E., Nsiah A., E., Tengan C., & Asamoah O., R. (2016) Challenges to Retrofitting and Adaptation of Existing Building Within the Major Central Business District in Ghana Journal of Construction Project Management and Innovation 6 (2): 1460-1476, ISSN 2223-7852

     

    Kissi, E., Oteng, D., Akunyumu, S., & Offei, I. (2016). Determinants of Price Differential for Labour Pricing within the Ghanaian Construction Industry. Journal of Infrastructure Development, 8(2) 1–9

     

    Kissi E., Offei I., Bannor Boateng & Badu E. (2016) Networking for Knowledge Capacity Building of Procurement Professionals in Ghana, International Journal of Construction Supply Chain Management Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 34-47.

     

    Osei-Bonsu N., Kissi E. & Agyekum K. (2016) The Growth of Quality Assurance for Public Works Procurement in Ghana: Problems and Critical Success Factors International Journal of Engineering and Management Research , 6, Issue, 2. pp. 211-220

     

    Somiah M. K., Kissi E. & Ayerakwa H. A. (2016) Constraints to Automating Public Sector Service Deliveries in Ghana: The Example of Permit Acquisition and Detection of Unauthorized Building Processes in Metropolitan Assemblies. International Journal of African and Asian Studies, Vol.,20. pp 20-30

     

    Offei I., Kissi E. & Badu E. (2016) Public Procurement Policies and Strategies for Capacity Building of SME Construction Firms in Ghana. International Journal of Procurement Management Vol 9, No 4 pp 455-472

     

    Kissi E., Asamoah-Duodu A. & Somiah M. K. (2016) Factors Influencing Venture Capital Financing of Real Estate Development in Ghana, African Journal of Economic and Sustainable Development, 5, No. 4, pp 355–364.

     

    Kissi E., Ahadzie D. K. & Badu E. (2015) Strategies for Improving Professional Project Management Practices in the Ghanaian Construction Industry, Journal of Construction Management, Vol. 30 pp 6-16

     

    Kissi E., Adjei-Kumi T. & Badu E. (2015) Towards the Development of Tender Price Index for Effective Cost Planning in the Ghanaian Construction Industry, International Journal of Construction Engineering and Management p-ISSN: 2326-1080, e-ISSN: 2326-1102; 4(3): 73-79, doi: 10.5923/j.ijcem.20150403.02

     

    Kissi E., Ahadzie D. K. & Cobbinah J. F. (2015). A Qualitative Enquiry into Professional Project Management Practices in the Ghanaian Construction Industry. Engineering Management Research, 4 (1), pp. 5-12

     

    Kissi E., Somiah M. K. & Kwame A. S. (2015) Towards Entrepreneurial Learning Competencies: The Perspective of Built Environment Students, Higher Education Studies  5, No.1 pp. 20-30

     

    Kissi E., Ahadzie D. K. & Badu E. (2014) Constraints to the Development of Professional Project Management Practices in the Ghanaian Construction Industry, Journal of Construction Project Management and Innovation Vol. 4 (1) pp.791-808

     

    Kissi E. & Ansah S. K. (2014­) Professional Project Management Practices and Its Constraints in Developing African Countries: Literature Review, Covenant Journal of Research in the Built Environment (CJRBE) Vol. 1, No. 2. pp. 28-40

     

    Kissi E., Addo A. F. & Adesi M. (2014) The Public Procurement Act 663 (2003) of Ghana: Compliance Level in Selected Education District Offices. Modern Management Science and Engineering 2, No. 1, pp.1-9

     

    Anzagira, T. C. A. K. E., Stephen, L. F. B., & Kissi, E., (2014) Assessing Driving Factors to the Implementation of Project Monitoring and Evaluation (PME) Practices in the Ghanaian Construction Industry. International Journal of Engineering, 3(2).

     

    Callistus T, Felix, AL, Kissi E., Stephen, B. & Andrew A., C, (2014) Factors Affecting Quality Performance of Construction Firms in Ghana: Evidence from Small-Scale Contractors. Civil and Environmental Research, 6 (5), 18-23

     

    Tengan C., Duodu B., Kissi E. & Nani G. (2013) Assessing the Impact of Pre-Construction Conference (PCC) on the Success of District/Municipal Assembly Projects in Ghana, Scottish Journal of Arts, Social Sciences and Scientific Studies Vol. 14, Issue 2, pp.188-195

     

    Ansah K. S. & Kissi E. (2013) Technical and Vocational Education and Training in Ghana, Journal of Education and Practice Vol. 4 No. 16, pp. 172-180

     

    Kissi E., Ansah K. S. & Tengan C. (2013) The Operating Environment for Second Cycle Construction Training Institutions in Ashanti Region–Ghana, Universal Journal of Education and General Studies Vol. 2 Issue 4, pp.150-156

     

    Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers

     

    Kissi, E., Amoah, P., Ahadzie, K., D., and Debrah C., Critical Risk Factors in Pricing of Construction Resources of SME Construction Firms in Ghana 43th Australasian Universities Building Education Association Conference of Radical Innovation in the Built Environment, Australia (Accepted for publication)

     

    Agyekum, B., Kissi, E., Yamoah Agyemang, D., & Badu, E. Strategies for the Utilization of Non-Traditional Cost Estimation Models in the Construction Industry of Ghana. 13th Built Environment Conference Durban, South Africa (Accepted for publication)

     

    Agyemang Y. D., Fong W. P. S., & Kissi E. (2019) The Influence of Organizational Infrastructure on Organizational Effectiveness in the Construction Industry, CIB World Building Congress, Hong Kong SAR, China, June,17–21, 1-11

     

    Kissi, E., Ansah, M., Ampofo, J., & Boakye, E. (2019). Critical Review of the Principles of Design for Disassembly, Modular and Offsite Construction Summit, May 21-24, Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel Banff, AB, Canada, 251-258.

     

    Oteng D., Ansah M. K., Kissi E., & Badu E. (2018) Barriers to the Adoption of Building Information Modelling in Developing Countries: The Case of Ghana 1st International Conference on Construction Futures (ICCF) at: Wolverhampton, UK

     

    Osei-Tutu E., Kissi E., & Osei-Tutu S. (2018) ‘’Sole Sourcing: The Ghanaian Procurement Experience, The 8th International Public Procurement Conference

     

    Amoah P., Kissi E. & Oteng D. (2018) Exploring the Drivers of Adaptation and Retrofitting of Existing Buildings in Ghana, in: Gorse, C and Neilson, C J (Eds) Proceeding of the 34th Annual ARCOM Conference, 3-5 September 2018, Belfast, UK, Association of Researchers in Construction Management, 255-264

     

    Andoh, A. B., Divine, K. A., & Kissi, E. (2018) Conceptualising Affordable Housing Definition from the Perspective of Informal Low-Income Earners: Evidence from Three Urban Settlements in Kumasi, Ghana. 7TH ICIDA ,2018, The Complexity of Infrastructure System: What We are Fixing, March 28-30, Ikorodu, Lagos-Nigeria

     

    Kissi E., Adjei-Kumi T. & Badu E. (2016) A Conceptual Framework Towards the Development of Tender Price Index. 40th Australasian Universities Building Education Association Conference of Radical Innovation in the Built Environment, Australia, July,6-8, ISSN 2204-9029. pp.423-433

     

    Kissi E., Adjei-Kumi T. & Badu E. (2016) Tender Price Index Development: A Critical Literature Review of Models for Prediction 9th cidb Postgraduate Conference on Emerging Trends in Construction Organisational Practices and Project Management Knowledge Areas Cape Town, South Africa, Feburary,1-4 pp.71-81 ISBN - 978-0-620-69590-9

     

    Kissi E., Bannor-Boateng E. & Adjei-Kumi T. (2015) Strategies for Implementing Value Management in the Construction Industry in Ghana, DII Conference on Infrastructure Development and Investment Strategies for Africa, Livingstone, Zambia September 16-18 pp.255-267, ISBN 978-0-86970-787-6

     

    Kissi E., Nani G. & Badu E. (2015) Exploring the Causes of Price Differentials of Three Major Construction Products in Ghana. 2nd International Conference on Applied Science and Technology on Technological Innovation for Accelerated National Growth and Development, October 28 - 30, at Kumasi Polytechnic, Ghana.

    Non-Peer Review paper

    Adjei-Kumi T., Kissi E. & Badu E. (2016) Pricing Characteristics: The Conduit for Tender Price Determination, The Quantity Surveyor, Issue No 1, pp 28-36

     

    Workshop Presentations

    Kissi , (2019) Assessing Causes of Failure of New Construction Firms in Ghana, Conference: Ghana Water Africa and West Africa Building and Construction

     

    Kissi E., Adjei-Kumi T., & Badu E. (2018) Development of Tender Price Indices for the Ghanaian Building Industry, Conference: Ghana Water Africa and West Africa Building and Construction

     

    Kissi E., Adjei-Kumi T., & Badu E. (2017) Development of Tender Price Indices for the Ghanaian Building Industry, Continuous Professional Development, Ghana Institution of Surveyor (GhIS), Ashanti Regional Branch, at Kumasi Technical University, Ghana.

     

    Osei-Tutu E., Kissi E., Osei-Tutu S., & Gyimah J. J., (2017) Infrastructure Project Cost Overruns: The Fluctuation Factor, Conference: Ghana Water Africa and West Africa Building and Construction

     

    Kissi E., (2018) Research on Methodology, Sunyani Technical University, Sunyani-Ghana

    Other Research

    Kissi E. (2017) A model for the development of tender price indices in the Ghanaian Building Industry, PhD Thesis, Kwame Nkrumah University of Technology, Kumasi (available online)

     

    Kissi E. (2014) Empirical Understanding of the Status of Professional Project Management Practices in the Ghanaian Building Industry, MPhil Thesis, Kwame Nkrumah University of Technology, Kumasi (available online).

     

    Kissi E. (2009) The Operating Environment in Construction Training Institutions in the Ashanti-Region, Unpublished B.Sc. Project Report, Kwame Nkrumah University of Technology, Kumasi

     


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