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Economic Empowerment of Local Skilled Labour Through Force Account in Building Renovation
Journal of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
Volume 2, Issue 6, December 2017, Pages: 159-154
Received: Dec. 11, 2017; Accepted: Dec. 20, 2017; Published: Jan. 10, 2018
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Ramadhani Said Tekka, Department of Built Environment Engineering (BEE), Mbeya University of Science and Technology, Mbeya, Tanzania
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Abstract
This study paper reports on economic empowerment of local skilled labor through force account in building renovation. The case study was based on the selected secondary schools and teachers training colleges located in different parts of Tanzania. The study indicates the participants of renovation work as client, consultant, and local skilled labor (as an executing team). The study reveals the local skilled labors to have gained a lot of knowledge basically on financial management, procurement procedures, healthy and safety, contract management as well as human resource management as they used to manage their work gang. Generally, the study discovered that, force account method has led to the economic empowerment of local skilled labors and hence causing great changes to their life as a result of capital increase and knowledge gain.
Keywords
Economic Empowerment, Renovation, Force Account, Local Skilled Labor
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Ramadhani Said Tekka, Economic Empowerment of Local Skilled Labour Through Force Account in Building Renovation, Journal of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering. Vol. 2, No. 6, 2017, pp. 159-154. doi: 10.11648/j.jccee.20170206.13
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