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Volume 9, Issue 1 is the 17th issue since the publication of the International Journal of Construction Supply Chain Management IJCSCM. IJCSCM continues to ensure high quality through a strict review policy. You will find that the four articles in this issue are rich and informative. The first article by paper by Sanne et al present arguments for the alignment of business and environmental objectives through a result oriented business model. Their proposed model has a focus on the reduction...

There are three articles in this issue which cover a variety of studies to improve the construction supply chain and consequently performance of the construction industry. Firstly, Munro and Childerhouse’s article provide an interesting dimension to supply chain integration within civil infrastructure projects. Their study suggests that key actors in civil infrastructure projects could benefit from increased integration by adapting current methodologies that has focus on relationships and...

Humanity faces considerable challenges concerning the development, management and use of the Built Environment. Sometimes these challenges are typically related to the construction project delivery processes and management of the construction supply chain. These challenges often require the sharing of experiences and ideas in the area of innovation and management, disseminating practical and scientific knowledge. This particular issue presents four papers that address the challenges in the...

This first issue in 2016 features two articles. The first by Bondinuba et al investigates the influence of certain key factors on supplier relationship quality in the construction industry in Ghana. Their study confirms the positive effect of trust and dependence in the management of supplier relationship quality and extends understanding of the influence of culture and politics. Their findings have practical relevance to building material suppliers. The second study by Naismith et al...