Willis Mudimbwa Luvai, Dr. Anne Marie Wairimu Mungai


Project integration management is recommended in construction projects since it presents considerations for planning, implementing, monitoring and controlling of construction projects. The general objective of the study was to assess the influence of project integration management practices on implementation of selected high-rise building projects in Nairobi city county, Kenya. The specific objectives were to determine the influence of knowledge management, and stakeholder engagement on the implementation of selected high-rise building projects in Nairobi city county, Kenya. This study was anchored on diffusion theory and stakeholders’ theory and the descriptive research design. The study targeted a purposive sample consisting 144 property consultants that oversee the management of the 32 completed high-rise buildings. The study used piloted questionnaires to collect primary data. Content and construct validity was established and reliability determined using the Cronbach’s Alpha Coefficient method. Data was analyzed using SPSS Version 28 to generate descriptive and inferential statistics. The study underscores the essential role of knowledge management practices in enhancing project performance. The positive perceptions among respondents regarding various knowledge-sharing mechanisms highlight the conducive environment for knowledge acquisition and integration within project teams. The study emphasizes the importance of active stakeholder engagement throughout the project lifecycle in ensuring project success. The positive perceptions among respondents regarding stakeholder engagement strategies indicate an inclusive approach to decision-making and knowledge sharing. In light of the findings concerning project knowledge, it is recommended that organizations invest in knowledge management initiatives to foster a culture of knowledge sharing and collaboration within project teams. Based on the findings related to stakeholder engagement, it is recommended that project managers prioritize stakeholder involvement and communication to build trust, alignment, and support for high-rise building projects.

Key Word: Project Integration Management Practices, Project Knowledge, Stakeholder Engagement and Implementation of Selected High-Rise Buildings Projects

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