Structural Relationship of Factors Affecting PMO Implementation in the Construction Industry

Maitha Taher Saleh Almansoori, Ismail Abdul Rahman, Aftab Hameed Memon, Nur Ain Ngah Nasaruddin


This paper focused on studying the factors affecting PMO implementation in the construction industry. A PLS-SEM model was developed for achieving this objective. The model used 171 survey data sets consisting the model was developed and evaluated using SmartPLS software. Model evaluation at the measurement level found that it has achieved the convergent and discriminant validity thresholds. While at the structural level, the model has reached its criterion fitness values. For the hypothesis testing, it was found that all three paths of factors have a significant relationship to the PMO implementation in the construction industry. From this validated model, the most dominant factors affecting PMO implementation are Resistance to change for organizational culture group; Additional administrative workload for project management group, and Inexperience PMO leadership for the resource management group. These findings will help construction practitioners in understanding the importance of PMO implementation in the construction industry.


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PMO; PLS Model; Construction Industry.


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