A. Peer Reviewed Journal Articles 

 

2019

  

  1. Mishiyi, H., Cumberlege, R. and Buys, F. Challenges facing newly established quantity surveying firms to secure tenders in South Africa. Acta Structilia, 26(1): 42-65.

 

  1. Moyo, T., Crafford, G.J. and Emuze, F. 2019. Decent Working Conditions for Improved Construction Workers’ Productivity on Zimbabwean Building Projects. Acta Structilia, 26(2):1-37.

 

2018

 

  1. Monyane, T., Emuze, F. and Crafford, G.  An identification of cost management challenges in the public sector  projects.  Journal of Construction Management and Innovation. Volume 8 (Special Issue – ISSN 2223-7852). Volume 8, 2127- 2137.

 

     2. Cumberlege, R., Botha, B. and Bentley, M.  Contractors’ perception of late payments.Journal of Construction                   Management and Innovation. (Special Issue – ISSN 2223-7852). Volume 8, pp 2138 - 2145

 

2017

 

  1. Babalola,J.A., Buys,F. and Ncwadi, R. Influence of Interest rate on Private Sector Spending in the South African Construction sector: An Auto-Regression Distributed Lags (ARDL) Approach. Journal of Construction in South Africa.

 

  1. Crafford, G., and Oni, O. Performance evaluation of the formal training system of construction operatives in Nigeria. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 6 (3): 87 0 93.

 

2016

 

  1. Oni, O., van Wyk, J. and Crafford, G. Developing a roadmap for resolving construction workforce challenges in Nigeria, Journal of Construction Project Management and Innovation. 6(1):1310 – 1329.

 

2015

 

  1. Buys,F. & Van Schalkwyk, T. The relevance of ethical conduct in creating a competitive advantage for entry-level emerging contractors. Acta Structilia, 22(2), 81 – 109.

 

  1. Olwagen, J.,  Cumberlege, R. & Moss, I.  Continuing Professional Development in the Quantity Surveying Profession.  Acta Structilia, 22(2), 24 – 44.

 

 

B. Peer Reviewed Published Conference Procedings 

2019

 

  1. Moyane, T.G., Emuze, F.A. and Crafford, G.J. 2019. Challenges to lean construction implementation in South Africa. Proceedings of the 11th Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) Postgraduate Research Conference. 28 – 30 July 2019. University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa.

 

  1. Nyoka, V. and Crafford, G.J. 2019. Constraints in Development of Grade 1CE Contractors in Nelson Mandela Bay Metropole. Proceedings of the 13th Built Environment Conference (ASOCSA). 2 – 3 September 2019. Hilton Hotel, Durban, South Africa.

 

  1. Tyindyana, X. and Crafford, G.J. 2019. The Challenges of Professional Women in a Male-dominated Construction Industry. Proceedings of the 13th Built Environment Conference (ASOCSA). 2 – 3 September 2019. Hilton Hotel, Durban, South Africa.

 

  1. Moyo, T., Crafford, G.J. and Emuze, F. 2019. The Influence of People-centred Management Aspects on Construction Workers’ Productivity in Zimbabwe. Proceedings of the 35h Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) Conference. 2 – 4 September 2019. Leeds Beckett University, Leeds, United Kingdom.

 

  1. Moyane, T.G., Emuze, F.A., Awuzie, B. and Crafford, G.J. 2019. Evaluating a Collaborative Cost Management Framework with Lean Construction Experts. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Engineering, Project, and Production Management. 2 – 4 September 2019. Berlin, Germany.

 

  1. Moyane, T.G., Emuze, F.A., Awuzie, B. and Crafford, G.J. 2019.Outcomes of Current Project Management Practices in South Africa. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Engineering, Project, and Production Management. 2 – 4 September 2019. Berlin, Germany.

 

  1. Rampou, K., Dent, S. Crafford, G.J. and Crafford, K. 2019. User Satisfaction of a Green Star-rated Literary Museum in South Africa. Proceedings of the 5th International Sustainable Ecological Engineering Design for Society (SEEDS) Conference. 11 – 12 September 2019. University of Suffolk, Ipswich, United Kingdom.

 

  1. Crafford, G.J. and Dent, S. 2019. Predicting Quantity Surveying Students’ Throughput Rate: A Cohort Analysis. Proceedings of the 11th South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession (SACQSP) International Research Conference. 16 – 17 September 2019. Johannesburg, South Africa.

 

  1. Macanda, N., Slabber, J. and Crafford, G.J. Maintenance Management Challenges Facing Property in South African Public Sector Schools. Proceedings of the 11th South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession (SACQSP) International Research Conference. 16 – 17 September 2019. Johannesburg, South Africa.

 

  1. Mokonenyane, D., Stroebel, J. and Crafford, G.J. Growth Challenges Among Construction Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in the Nelson Mandela Bay Area. Proceedings of the 11th South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession (SACQSP) International Research Conference. 16 – 17 September 2019. Johannesburg, South Africa.

 

  1. Walls, S. and Dent, S. The influence of green building design and construction on construction worker health and safety. 11th SACQSP International Research Conference, Johannesburg, 16 – 17 September 2019.

 

  1. Namdarkhan, Y., Cumberlege, R., Botha, B. and Adeniran, A. Competencies and skills of professional quantity surveyors acting as project managers. 11th SACQSP International Research Conference, Johannesburg, 16 – 17 September 2019.

 

2018

 

  1. Monyane, T., Emuze, F. and Crafford, G.  An identification of cost management challenges in the public sector projects.  10th Construction Industry Development Board Postgraduate Conference, Port Elizabeth, 25 – 27 February 2018.

 

  1. Cumberlege, R., Botha, B. and Bentley, M.  Contractors’ perception of late payments.  10th Construction Industry Development Board Postgraduate Conference, Port Elizabeth, 25 – 27 February 2018.

 

  1. Monyane, T.G., Emuze, F.A., and Crafford, G. Identification of lean opportunities in a South African public sector projects cost management framework.  In: Proc. 26th Annual Conference of the International. Group for Lean Construction (IGLC), González, V.A. (ed.), Chennai, India, pp. 1185–1194. DOI: doi.org/10.24928/2018/0207.

 

  1. Muller, M. and Cumberlege, R. Discounting of Quantity Surveying fees – The current status. The 10th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, Johannesburg, 1 October 2018.

 

  1. Groom, K. and Cumberlege, R. Identifying motivational factors that drive a quantity surveyor’s performance. The 10th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, Johannesburg, 1 October 2018.

 

  1. Best, R., Cumberlege, R., Botha, B., Adendorff, C. and Abrey, M. Inadequate process of awarding government contracts. The 10th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, Johannesburg, 1 October 2018.

 

  1. Zulu, S., Botha, B., Adendorff, C., Cumberlege, R. and Abrey, M. The feasibility of zero carbon buildings. The 10th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, Johannesburg, 1 October 2018.

 

  1. Sabbagh,D. and Crafford,G. Implementation of corporate social responsibility in South African small and medium construction businesses. SEEDS International Conference, 6-7 September 2018.

 

  1. Grewar,J., Crafford, K. and Dent,S. The adoption of water conservation measures by middle-and upper-income households in Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality in South Africa. SEEDS International Conference, 6-7 September 2018.

 

  1. Botha, B., Cumberlege, R. and Adendorff, C. A development framework for private sector retirement accommodation. The 11th Built Environment Conference (ASOCSA), Durban, 5-7August 2018.

 

  1. Botha, B., Cumberlege, R. and Adendorff, C. Cost overruns and their impact in the business of construction. The 11th Built Environment Conference (ASOCSA), Durban, 5-7August 2018.

 

  1. Ferreira, R.C. and Crafford, G.J. Strategic Planning of South African Quantity Surveying Practices in a Dynamic Competitive Environment. The 10th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, Johannesburg, 1 October 2018.

 

  1. Hempel, C and Crafford, G.J. Encouraging Conflict Management by Quantity Surveying Professionals. The 10th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, Johannesburg, 1 October 2018.

 

  1. Maboho, K. and Crafford, G.J. Quantity Surveyor’s Application of Authentic Leadership in South Africa. The 10th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, Johannesburg, 1 October 2018.

 

  1. Mdudo, S. and Crafford, G.J. Benefits and Barriers to Implementing Corporate Social Responsibility in Quantity Surveying Practices. The 10th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, Johannesburg, 1 October 2018.

 

  1. Monyane, G., Emuze, F. and Crafford, G.J. Towards a Lean-led Design of Construction Infrastructure Projects. The 10th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, Johannesburg, 1 October 2018.

 

  1. Moyo, T., Crafford, G.J. and Emuze, F. Decent Working Conditions For Improved Construction Labour Productivity On Zimbabwean Building Projects: A Pilot Survey. The 10th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, Johannesburg, 1 October 2018.

 

 

2017    

 

None

 

2016

 

  1. Bentley, M., Cumberlege, R. and Botha, B.  The effects of late payments on contractors.  The 10th Built Environment Conference (ASOCSA), Port Elizabeth, 31 July – 2 August 2016.

 

  1. Futshane, C., Gerber, R., Botha, B., Cumberlege, R., Adendorff, C. and Draai, W. Quantity Surveying Professionals perception about the success of the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan stadium construction. The 10th Built Environment Conference (ASOCSA), Port Elizabeth, 31 July – 2 August 2016.

 

  1. Gerryts, A., Botha, B., Mxube, L., Cumberlege, R. and Adendorff, C. General public perception of the implementation of photovoltaic power by the South African Government. The 10th Built Environment Conference (ASOCSA), Port Elizabeth, 31 July – 2 August 2016.

 

  1. Cumberlege, R. and Smallwood, J.  Production Analysis and Quantities students’ perception towards measuring quantities for construction purposes. ARCOM Conference, Manchester, UK.  5th – 7th September 2016.

 

  1. Babalola, J.A., Buys, N.S., and Ncwadi, R.  Influence if interest rate on the contribution of the private sector to the infrastructure development in South Africa.  Proceedings of the International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa (ICIDA-2016). 10 – 12 July 2016.

 

  1. Dicks, M.L. and Cumberlege, R. The effects of withholding retention from contractors. The 9th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, Port Elizabeth, 19 – 21 October 2016.

 

  1. Mlonzi, A.P., Cumberlege, R., and Moss, I. The competence level of quantity surveying graduates: Employers’ perceptions. The 9th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, Port Elizabeth, 19 – 21 October 2016.

 

  1. Shrosbree, Z., Botha, B. and Cumberlege, R. Risk management framework for property development projects: Real estate demand. 5th Construction Management Conference, Port Elizabeth, South Africa.  28 - 29 November 2016.

 

  1. Esmeraldo, K. and Crafford, G.J.  Competitive strategies and performance of quantity surveying small medium enterprises in South Africa. Sea-change: Navigating the waves of change, Proceedings of the 9th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, held at the Boardwalk Hotel, Convention Centre and Spa, Port Elizabeth, 19 – 21 October 2016.

 

  1. Gcwabaza, L.F. and Crafford, G.J.  The silent killers of strategy implementation in quantity surveying firms. Sea-change: Navigating the waves of change, Proceedings of the 9th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, held at the Boardwalk Hotel, Convention Centre and Spa, Port Elizabeth, 19 – 21 October 2016.

 

  1. McIntyre, M. and Crafford, G.J.  Quantity surveying consortia: Critical success factors and economic benefits. Sea-change: Navigating the waves of change, Proceedings of the 9th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, held at the Boardwalk Hotel, Convention Centre and Spa, Port Elizabeth, 19 – 21 October 2016.

 

  1. Rasmeni, C. and Crafford, G.J.  Managing unethical conduct in the quantity surveying profession. Sea-change: Navigating the waves of change, Proceedings of the 9th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, held at the Boardwalk Hotel, Convention Centre and Spa, Port Elizabeth, 19 – 21 October 2016.

 

  1. Mabala, K. and Crafford, G.J.  The implementation of broad-based black economic empowerment in quantity surveying firms. Sea-change: Navigating the waves of change, Proceedings of the 9th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, held at the Boardwalk Hotel, Convention Centre and Spa, Port Elizabeth, 19 – 21 October 2016.

 

  1. Collins, C. and Crafford, G.J.  Determinants of small and medium contractor business failure. Proceedings of the 5th Construction Management Conference, held at Marine Hotel, Port Elizabeth, 28 November – 29 November 2016. 

 

  1. Massyn, D. and Crafford, G.J.  Critical success factors of labour-intensive subcontractors in South Africa: An Eastern Cape study. Proceedings of the 5th Construction Management Conference, held at Marine Hotel, Port Elizabeth, 28 November – 29 November 2016. 

 

  1. Monyane, T., Emuze, F. and Crafford, G.J.  Conceptual evaluation ideas for the infrastructure delivery improvement programme in South Africa. Proceedings of the 5th Construction Management Conference, held at Marine Hotel, Port Elizabeth, 28 November – 29 November 2016. 

 

  1. Gossow, J. & Dent, S.P. Quantity Surveyors’ perceptions of green involvement: a social cognitive career test. Sea-change: Navigating the waves of change, proceedings of the 9th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, Port Elizabeth. 19 – 21 October 2016.

 

  1. Van der Sandt, N., Allen, C.J. & Dent, S.P. Commercial green building features and initiatives: Perceptions of the South African valuer. Proceedings of the Construction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Toronto, Canada. 20 – 22 September 2016.

 

2015

 

  1. Babolola, J.A., Buys, F. & Ncwadi, R.  Assessing the construction sector contributions to the South Africa economy. The Ninth Built Environment Conference, Durban. 2 – 4 August 2015.

 

  1. Babolola, J.A., Buys, F. & Ncwadi, R.  Influence of inflating targeting monetary policy framework on the construction sector’s contribution of the South African economy. 4th Construction Management Conference, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. 30 November – 1 December 2015.

 

  1. De Beer, D. & Cumberlege, R. Improving claim management: a contractor’s perspective. 4th Construction Management Conference, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. 30 November – 1 December 2015.

 

  1. Dent, S. & Crafford, G. Predicting quantity surveying students’ performance. 8th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, Cementing the future, Bloemfontein, South Africa. 15 - 16 October 2015.

 

  1. Dzadza, B. & Crafford, G. Artisans’ perceptions of factors affecting construction labour productivity on building sites. 4th Construction Management Conference, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. 30 November – 1 December 2015.

 

  1. Mabindla, K., Cumberlege, R., & Botha, B. Minimizing material waste in construction projects in the Eastern Cape Province. 4th Construction Management Conference, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. 30 November – 1 December 2015.

 

  1. Malan, R. & Smallwood, J. The introduction of Health and Safety (H&S) preliminaries in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. 8th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, Cementing the future, Bloemfontein, South Africa. 15 - 16 October 2015.

 

  1. Mbulawa, Y. & Crafford, G. Causes and effects of delays in the South African construction industry. 4th Construction Management Conference, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. 30 November – 1 December 2015.

 

  1. Ntuli, S. & Crafford, G. Quantity surveyors’ ethical behaviour. 8th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, Cementing the future, Bloemfontein, South Africa. 15 - 16 October 2015.

 

  1. Van Vuuren, J. & Crafford, G. Effective leadership communication of quantity surveyors in South Africa. 8th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, Cementing the future, Bloemfontein, South Africa. 15 - 16 October 2015.

 

  1. Vianello, S. & Le Roux, G. Waiver of contractor’s lien: A discussion of contractual principles and obligations in the South African construction industry. 8th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, Cementing the future, Bloemfontein, South Africa. 15 - 16 October 2015.

 

  1. Young, J., Dent, S. & Crafford, G. The role of the quantity surveyor in the green building process. 8th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, Cementing the future, Bloemfontein, South Africa. 15 - 16 October 2015.

 

 

 

C. International/National Peer Reviewed Books

 

2019

 

Buys, N.S. Quantity Surveying Post-contract Administration – Worked Examples.  Published in November 2019. ISBN 978-0-620-83292-2.


 

2016

 

Buys, N.S. Quantity Surveying Pre-contract Administration – Worked Examples.  Published in September 2016. ISBN 978-0-620-71763-2.

 

 

 

 

 

 

           

Contact information
Prof Gerrit Crafford
Professor
Tel: 041 504 1400
Gerrit.Crafford@mandela.ac.za