Reinventing Formulas for Construction Project Delay Index Due to Management and Production

Putri Lynna A. Luthan, Nathanael Sitanggang, Syafriandi Syafriandi


The objective of this study is to construct a precise formula for the management and production delay indicators that are integrated into Ms. Project's dashboard. Two simulation techniques, such as the manual formula computation and calculation integrated into the Ms. Project dashboard, were employed. Due to management and the production team's tardiness, the data were obtained through trial-and-error methods. Excel was used to analyze the data, and Ms. Project was used to enter the calculations. The research showed that the Ms. Project dashboard formula gave more detailed information about the construction project, including: (1) contract value; (2) actual progress value during monitoring; (3) value of plan progress during monitoring; (4) progress deviation; (5) cause of delay; and (6) management delay index and production delay index. The novelty of this study is that project delays have traditionally been held against the production party (contractor), whereas implementation delays have never been taken against the management party (consultant). However, using this method makes it evident who is responsible for a project delay, whether it comes from management (a consultant) or the manufacturing side (a contractor).


Doi: 10.28991/HIJ-2023-04-04-06

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Formula; Index of Delay; Management; Production.


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