Promoting Trust and Confidence in the Construction Industry in Ghana through the Development and Enforcement of Ethics

Richard Oduro Asamoah, Isaac Decardi-Nelson


The construction industry in Ghana continues to experience unethical practices, caused by engineers and contractors and sometimes the strong influence of politicians. Unethical practices such as corruption, favoritism, unfair conduct, embezzlement and manipulation of tender could be mentioned. Unethical conduct affects the general public by influencing investment and deters public access to services such as good education, efficient healthcare deliveries, and good roads among other services. Unethical practices could undermine good governance, erode public trust and truncate democracy and consequently complicate social responsibility. This can only be reduced by employing professional ethics which form the basis of ethical organizations.

Keywords: Projects, Ethics, Industry, Practitioners, Negligence, Time and Cost Overrun

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