Dr. Ernest Kissi

Lecturer


Dept: Construction Technology and Management
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Room 01
3rd Floor,Studio Block
Faculty of Built Environment

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Research Areas/Interests

Construction Economics   Procurement Management   Project Management   Value Management   Technical Education ...~more

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Publications

    Book(s)

    1. Kissi E., (2014) Project Management Practices in the Ghanaian Building Industry, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing ISBN-13: 978-3659105791

    Peer-Reviewed Journal Papers

    1. Debrah, C., Owusu-Manu, D. G., Kissi, E., Oduro-Ofori, E., & Edwards, D. J. (2020). Barriers to green cities development in developing countries: evidence from Ghana. Smart and Sustainable Built Environment.
    2. Kissi, E., Ahadzie, D. K., Debrah, C., & Adjei-Kumi, T. (2020). Underlying strategies for improving entrepreneurial skills development of technical and vocational students in developing countries: using Ghana as a case study. Education+ Training.
    3. Tengan, C., Kissi, E., Asigri, T. M., & Eshun, B. T. B. (2020). Challenges and Strategies towards Entrepreneurship Education and Learning among Ghanaian Built Environment Students. Journal of Engineering Research and Reports, 17-28.
    4. Kissi, E., Agyekum, K., Adjei-Kumi, T., Caleb, D., & Micheal, E. D. (2020). Exploring the influence of religious elements on performance factors in developing countries: a case of the Ghanaian construction industry. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management.
    5. Kissi E., Asare S. S., Yamoah, A. D., Oteng D. & Debrah C. (2020). Identification of factors influencing the pricing of sustainable construction materials in developing countries: views of Ghanaian quantity surveyors, International Journal of Construction Management, DOI: 10.10 80/ 1562 3 5 99.2020.1768462
    6. Asamoah O., Baiden K. B., Nani G., & Kissi E. (2020). Identifying intangible resources to enhance profitability strategies of Small-Medium Scale Construction Firms (SMSCFs) in developing countries, International Journal of Construction Management, DOI: 10.1080 /15623599.2 020. 177 4 835
    7. Kissi, E., Adjei-Kumi, T., Twum-Ampofo, S., & Debrah, C. (2020). Identifying the latent shortcomings in achieving value for money within the Ghanaian construction industry. Journal of Public Procurement. https://doi.org/10.1108/JOPP-11-2019-0075
    8. gyekum, K., Kissi, E., & Danku, M. J. C. (2020). Professionals’ views of vernacular building materials and techniques for green building delivery in Ghana. Scientific African, https://doi.org/ 10.10 16/  j.sc iaf .20 20. e00424
    9. Agyekum, K., Kissi, E., & Danku, J. C., Ampratwum, G., & Amegatsey, G. S. (2020). Factors driving the career progression of construction project managers. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, DOI10.1108/JEDT-09-2019-0242
    10. Troiani, E., Mahamadu, A. M., Manu, P., Kissi, E., Aigbavboa, C., & Oti, A. (2020). Macro-maturity factors and their influence on micro-level BIM implementation within design firms in Italy. Architectural Engineering and Design Management, pp. 1-18
    11. Asamoah, R. O., Baiden, B. K., Nani, G., & Kissi, E. (2019). Review of Exogenous Economic Indicators Influencing Construction Industry. Advances in Civil Engineering, https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/6073289.
    12. Kissi, E., Agyekum, K., Baiden, B. K., Agyei, T. R., Badu E., B. T., & Badu, E. (2019). Factors influencing tender pricing strategies of construction SMEs in Ghana. International Journal of Construction Management, pp.1-13
    13. Kissi, E., Odoi A., Kofi A., Agyemang, D. Y & Musah L., (2019) Ascertaining the Interaction Effects Among Organisational Citizenship Behaviour, Work Overload and Employees’ Performance in the Ghanaian Construction Industry, International Journal Productivity and Performance Management, Vol. 68(7), pp.1235-1249
    14. Offei, I. Nani G., & Kissi, E., (2019) Factors Affecting the Capacity of SME Building Construction Firms in Ghana Journal of Construction in Developing Countries, 24(1), 49-63
    15. Asman, G. E., Kissi, E., Agyekum, K., Baiden, B. K., & Badu, E. (2019). Critical components of Environmentally Sustainable Buildings Design Practices of office buildings in Ghana. Journal of Building Engineering, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2019.100925
    16. Akunyumu, S., Adjei-Kumi, T., Danku, J. C., & Kissi, E. (2019). Communication problems in projects-a research study for construction site projects: a case study of Ghana. International Journal of Project Organisation and Management, 11(4), 343-361
    17. Acheamfour, V., Kissi, E., Adjei-Kumi, T. & Adinyira, E. (2019), Review of empirical arguments on contractor pre-qualification criteria, Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology. https://doi.org/10.1108/JEDT-03-2019-0067
    18. 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
    19. 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
    20. Tutu, S. O., Kissi, E., Osei-Tutu, E., & Addison, D. (2019). Evaluating Critical Factors for the Implementation of E-Procurement in Ghana. International Journal of Procurement Management, 12(1), 1-14.
    21. 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.
    22. 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.
    23. 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.
    24. 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.
    25. 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.
    26. 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.
    27. Suleman B., Asamoah E., G. & 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
    28. Kissi E., Adjei-Kumi, T., Amoah, P., & Bannor B., E. (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
    29. 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
    30. 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
    31. 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)
    32. Kissi E., Adjei-Kumi T. & Badu E. (2017) Exploring Cost Planning Practices Adopted by Ghanaian Construction Professionals. International Journal of Project Organisation and Management, Vol. 9, No. 1, 83-93
    33. 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
    34. 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, pp. 1-10 DOI:10.1080/ 15623599.2016.1233088
    35. 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 Vol. 6 (2): 1460-1476, ISSN 2223-7852
    36. 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
    37. Kissi E., Offei I., Bannor B., E. & 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.
    38. 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 Vol., 6, Issue, 2. pp. 211-220
    39. 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
    40. 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
    41. 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, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp 355–364.
    42. 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
    43. 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
    44. 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
    45. Kissi E., Somiah M. K. & Kwame A. S. (2015) Towards Entrepreneurial Learning Competencies: The Perspective of Built Environment Students, Higher Education Studies Vol. 5, No.1 pp. 20-30
    46. 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
    47. 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
    48. 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 Vol. 2, No. 1, pp.1-9
    49. Anzagira L. F., Tengan C., Balaara S., & 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).
    50. Tengan C., Anzagira L. F., Kissi E., Balaara S., & Anzagira C., A. (2014) Factors Affecting Quality Performance of Construction Firms in Ghana: Evidence from Small-Scale Contractors. Civil and Environmental Research, 6 (5), 18-23
    51. 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
    52. 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
    53. 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

    1. Kissi, E., Amoah, P., Ahadzie, K., D., & Debrah C., (2019) 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, November,6-9 ,341-350
    2. 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
    3. Osei-Tutu E., Kissi E., & Osei-Tutu S., (2018) ‘’Sole Sourcing: The Ghanaian Procurement Experience, The 8th International Public Procurement Conference
    4. 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
    5. Andoh, A. B., Ahadzie D.  K., & Kissi, E. (2018) Conceptualizing 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
    6. 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
    7. 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
    8. 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
    9. 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.

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