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Recent Publications

For full details of current publications see researchgate and academia.edu


1) Saeed Banihashemi Namini, Mahmoud Shakouri, Mohammad Mahdi Tahmasebi & Christopher Preece (2013) Managerial sustainability tool for Iran’s buildings Proceedings of the ICE – Engineering Sustainability, Volume 167, Issue 1 Link to Paper (IF 0.520)

2) Padfield R, Richards C, Harrison O, Preece C N (2014) Tackling Wicked Problems in the Malaysian Water Industry: A Framework for Research -Industry partnerships. Journal of Governance and Development, JGD Special Issue of Innovation and Sustainability, Volume 10, 9-119 Link to Paper

3) Chong H-Y and Preece C.N (2014) Improving construction procurement systems using organisational strategies. Acta Polytechnica Hungarica, Volume 11 No 1 Link to Paper (IF 0.588)

4) Milad Kalantari Shahijan, Sajad Rezaei, Christopher Nigel Preece and Wan Khairuzzaman Wan Ismail, (2014) Examining retailers’ behaviour in managing critical points in Halal meat handling: A PLS analysis, Journal of Islamic Marketing, Volume 5, Issue 3, Emerald Group Publishing

5) Milad Kalantari Shahijan, Sajad Rezaei, Christopher Nigel Preece (2014) Examining international medical travellers behavioural intention: an empirical study in Iran, Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, Taylor and Francis Publisher  (IF 0.430)

6) Che Maznah Mat Isa, Hamidah Mohd Saman, Christopher Nigel Preece (2014) “Determining Significant Factors Influencing Malaysian Construction Business’ Performance in International Markets” Journal of Construction in Developing Countries

7) Che Maznah Mat Isa, Hamidah Mohd Saman, Siti Rashidah Mohd Nasir, Christopher Nigel Preece (2014) International Market Entry Mode Choices by Malaysian Construction Firms Using Multinomial Regression Model, ESTEEM Academic Journal Vol. 10, No. 1, June 2014, 1-21

8) Che Maznah Mat Isa, Hamidah Mohd Saman & Christopher Nigel Preece (2014) Entry Location and Entry Timing (ELET) Decision Model for International Construction Firms Australasian Journal of Construction Economics and Building, 14 (3), 34-57. (IF 0.13)

9) Babak Panahi, Christopher Nigel Preece, Wan Normeza Wan Zakaria, John Rogers (2014) The Correlation of EVA and MVA with Stock Price of Companies in Tehran Stock Market, Interdisciplinary Contemporary Research in Business, Vol 6 No 2

10) Saeed Reza Mohandes, Christopher Preece, Haleh Sadeghi (2014) Enhancing the Functionality on the Interior Space within the Buildings through Using Building Information Modeling (BIM) Journal of Basic and Applied Scientific Research ISN 2090-4304  4(9)6-15, ISN 2090-4304

11) Che Maznah Binti Mat Isa, Hamidah Binti Mohd Saman, Christopher Nigel Preece (2017) Development of OLI+ S entry decision model for construction firms in international markets, Construction Economics and Building Vol 17. Issue 4, pp 66-91 (SCOPUS)

12) Babak Panahi, Elena Moezzi, Christopher Nigel Preece, Wan Normeza Wan Zakaria (2017) Value conflicts and organizational commitment of internal construction stakeholders Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, Vol 24. Issue 4, pp 554-574, Emerald Publishing Ltd (SCOPUS)

13) Hamed Golizadeh, Saeed Banihashemi, Aidin Nobahar Sadeghifam, Christopher Preece (2017) Automated estimation of completion time for dam projects International Journal of Construction Management, Vol 17 Issue 3, pp 197-209, Taylor and Francis (SCOPUS)

14) Ghaleenoe N Kordestani, E Saghatforoush, S JadidolEslami, C Preece (2017) Research Trends on Benefits of Implementing Constructability, Operability, and Maintainability. Journal of Engineering, Project, and Production Management, Volume 7 Issue 2, Association of Engineering, Project, & Production Management, Taiwan

15) Ekaabi, M.A., Khalid, K., Davidson, R., Kamarudin, A.H., Preece, C. (2020), Smart policing service quality: conceptualisation, development and validation, Policing (TIER 1)

16) Alinezhad, M., Saghatforoush, E., Kahvandi, Z., Preece, C. (2020), Analysis of the benefits of implementation of IPD for construction project stakeholders, Civil Engineering Journal (Iran) (TIER 3)

17) Kordestani Ghalenoeei, N., Saghatforoush, E., Athari Nikooravan, H., Preece, C. (2021) Evaluating solutions to facilitate the presence of operation and maintenance contractors in the pre-occupancy phases: a case study of road infrastructure projects, International Journal of Construction Management (TIER 2)

18) Norizzati Ibrahim1* , Che Maznah Mat Isa2 , Christopher Nigel Preece3 , Nur Kamaliah Mustaffa2 , Atiqah Najwa1(2021) Development Of Entry Location Assessment Criteria (Elac) Model For Malaysian Construction Firms In International Markets, Journal of Academia, Vol.9 Issue 1 pp21-38 (Indexed myRA –Malaysian Indexed)

19) Che Maznah Binti Mat Isa, Nur Kamaliah Binti Mustaffa, Christopher Nigel Preece (2020) Importance of Risk Management Knowledge in Career Advancement. Asian Journal of Research in Education and Social Sciences (NOT YET ASSIGNED QUARTILE)

International conferences

1) Che Maznah Mat Isa, Hamidah Mohd Saman, Siti Rashidah Mohd Nasir, Christopher Nigel Preece and Nur Izzati Ab. Rani (2014) Using PLS-SEM path modeling for factors influencing performance of Malaysian construction firms in international market , International Civil and Infrastructural Engineering Conference (INCIEC2014) 29 Sept – 01 Oct 2014, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

2) Che Maznah Mat Isa, Nur Izzati Abd. Rani, Christopher Nigel Preece & Hamidah Mohd Saman (2014) Identification of Malaysian Contractors with Sustained International Operations (CSIO), International Civil and Infrastructural Engineering Conference (InCIEC2014) 29 Sept – 01 Oct 2014, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

3) Che Maznah Mat Isa, Nur Izzati Abd. Rani, Christopher Nigel Preece & Hamidah Mohd Saman (2014) Preliminary findings towards the development of  ELETEM Model for international market expansion, International Post Graduate Seminar (IPGS2014) 25-26 June 2014, UiTM, Shah Alam

4) Nur Izzati Abd. Rani, Che Maznah Mat Isa, Hamidah Mohd Saman & Christopher Nigel Preece (2014) Preliminary study on Malaysian construction firms with sustained international operations. International Post Graduate Seminar (IPGS2014) 25-26 June 2014, UiTM, Shah Alam

5) Che Maznah Mat Isa, Hamidah Mohd Saman, Christopher Nigel Preece, Aini Jaafar & Nur Izzati Md Rani  (2014), Malaysian Construction Firms’ Motives for Market Expansion and Business Locations in International Market, 3rd International Conference on Technology Management, Business and Entrepreneurship (ICTMBE 2014) , 23 – 24 June 2014, UiTM, Shah Alam

6) Mohd Harris, Adi Irfan Che Ani, Ahmad Tarmizi Haron, Christopher Preece, and Afifudin Husairi Husain (2014) Prioritizing Building Information Modelling (BIM) Initiatives for Malaysian Construction Industry,  XXV FIG Congress 16-21 June, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

7) S Jadidoleslami, E Saghatforoush, N Kordestani Ghaleenoe, C Preece (2018) Benefits of Using Constructability, Operability, and Maintainability in Infrastructure Projects: A Meta-Synthesis, Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate pp 347-363, Springer, Singapore

8) Nguyen, T.-Q., Preece, C.N. (2020) Modeling the external business environments for the Vietnamese construction SMEs in a transition economy, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (NOT YET ASSIGNED QUARTILE)

9) AbdulLateef Olanrewaju, Xi Xuan Law, Christopher Preece Nigel (2021), Evaluation of scaffold accidents during building maintenance works in Malaysia, ISEC 11 Interdisciplinary Civil and Construction Engineering Projects Cairo, Egypt, July 26-31, 2021 (CONFERENCE)

Book Chapters

1) Akhtarul Norfaiza Che Nen, Che Maznah Mat Isa, Christopher Nigel Preece, Che Khairil Izam Che Ibrahim, (2020) Charting a Sustainable Future of ASEAN in Business and Social Sciences, Springer, Singapore (BOOK CHAPTER)

2) Nur Izzati Ab Rani, Syuhaida Ismail, Zainai Mohamed and Christopher Nigel Preece (2021) Project Integration Management: Contractor’s Competitiveness towards Globalisation and Liberalisation in Malaysian Construction Industry in Project Management Practices – The Malaysian Insights & Trends, (Ed) Syuhaida Ismail, BP International, Print ISBN: 978-93-91215-68-2, eBook ISBN: 978-93-91215-76-7  (BOOK CHAPTER)