The Management Group is pleased to announce that another research paper has been published on the ASCE’s Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. This paper outlines research conducted by one of our PhD candidates, Dr. Kim, during his time here as an international student at UTokyo. The paper is entitled “Root Causes of Recurring Contractual Conflicts in International Construction Projects: Five Case Studies from Vietnam”. The paper can be downloaded at the following link:

A research paper drafted in collaboration with an alumni member (now working in the Japanese construction industry) and Dr. Petr Matous of the University of Sydney has been published in the American Society of Civil Engineer’s (ASCE) Journal of Management in Engineering. The paper is entitled “Exploring Internationally Operated Construction Projects through the Critical Incident Technique”, and describes an ambitious project to analyze the rich and critical experiences of practitioners managing construction projects all over the globe. You can download the paper at the following link: