Rahman, I.A., Memon, A.H., & Karim, A.A. (2013). Significant factors causing cost overruns in large construction projects in Malaysia. Journal of Applied Sciences, 13(2), pp. 286-293.
 Olawale, Y.A., & Sub, M. (2010). Cost and time control of construction projects: inhibiting factors and mitigating measures in practice. Construction Management and Economics, 28 (5), pp. 509-526.
 Atkinson, R. (1999). Project management: cost, time and quality, two best guesses and a phenomenon, it’s time to accept other success criteria. International Journal of Project Management, 17(6), pp.337-342.
 Ortiz, J.I. Pellicer, E. Molenaar, K.R. (2018). Management of time and cost contingencies in construction projects: a contractor perspective. Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, 24(3), pp.254-264.
 Papke-Shields, K.E. Beise, C. Quan, J. (2010). Do project managers practice what they preach, and does it matter to project success? International Journal of Project Management, 28(7), pp.650-662.
 PMI (2000), A Guide to Project Management Body of Knowledge: PMBOK (Project Management Book of Knowledge) Guide, 2nd ed., Project Management Institute, Upper Darby, PA.
 Ullah, K. Abdullah, A.H. Nagapan, S. Sohu, S. Khan, M.S. (2018). Measures to mitigate causative factors of budget overrun in Malaysian building projects. International Journal of Integrated Engineering, 10(9), pp.66-71.
 Flyvbjerg, B., Holm, M.K.S., & Buhl, S.L. (2003). How common and how large are cost overruns in transport infrastructure projects? Transport Reviews, 23(1), 71-88.
 Ökmen, Ö. Öztaş, A. (2010). Construction cost analysis under uncertainty with correlated cost risk analysis model. Construction Management and Economics, 28(2), pp.203-212.
 Jennings, W. (2012). Why costs overrun: risk, optimism and uncertainty in budgeting for the London 2012 Olympic Games. Construction Management and Economics, 30(6), pp.455-462.
 Love, P.E. Edwards, D.J. Irani, Z. (2012). Moving beyond optimism bias and strategic misrepresentation: an explanation for social infrastructure project cost overruns. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 59(4), pp.560-571.
 Flyvbjerg, B. (2009). Survival of the unfittest: why the worst infrastructure gets built – and what we can do about it. Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 25(3), pp.344-367.
 Joshua O Dada G O Jagboro, (2007). An evaluation of the impact of risk on project cost overrun in the Nigerian construction industry. Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, 12(1), pp. 37 – 44.
 Yirenkyi-Fianko, A.B. & Chileshe, N. (2015). An analysis of risk management in practice: the case of Ghana’s construction industry. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, 13(2), pp. 240-259.
 Flyvbjerg, B., Garbuio, M., & Lovallo, D. (2009). Delusion and deception in large infrastructure projects: Two models for explaining and preventing executive disaster. California Management Review, 51(2), pp. 170–193.
 Love, P.E.D., Edwards, D.J., & Irani, Z. (2012). Moving beyond optimism bias and strategic misrepresentation: An explanation for social infrastructure project cost overruns. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 59(4), pp.560-571.
 Ajmal, M.M., Khan, M., Gunasekaran, A. & Helo, P.T. (2021). Managing project scope creep in construction industry. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print.
 Flyvbjerg, B. (2008). Curbing optimism bias and strategic misrepresentation in planning: reference class forecasting in practice. European Planning Studies, 16(1), pp.3-21.
 Flyvbjerg, B., Bruzelius, N. Rothengatter, W. (2003). Megaprojects and Risks: An Anatomy of Ambition. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
 Flyvbjerg, B. (2005). Policy and planning for large infrastructure projects: problems, causes, cures, 3781, World Bank Publications, Washington, DC.
 Lovallo, D. Kahneman, D. (2003). Delusions of success. Harvard Business Review, 81(7), pp.56-63.
 Ofori-Dankwa, J. Julian, S.D. (2011). Utilizing an integrative multi-lens model to explain firm performance in emerging ‘double void’ economies. International Studies in Management & Organization, 41(2), pp.5-27.
 Khanna, T. and Palepu, K.G. (2006). Emerging giants: building world-class companies in developing countries. Harvard Business Review, 84(10), pp.60-69.
 Davies, G.B. and Brooks, P. (2014). Risk tolerance: essential, behavioral and misunderstood. Journal of Risk Management in Financial Institutions, 7(2), pp.110-113.
 Love, P. Davis, P. Ellis, J. On Cheung, S. (2010). Dispute causation: identification of pathogenic influences in construction. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, 17(4), pp.404-423.
 Love, P.E., Edwards, D.J., Han, S. & Goh, Y.M. (2011). Design error reduction: toward the effective utilization of building information modelling. Research in Engineering Design, 22(3), pp. 173-187.
 Masrom, M.A.N., Rahim, M.H.I.A. Mohamed, S. Chen, G.K. Yunus, R. (2015). Successful criteria for large infrastructure projects in Malaysia. Procedia Engineering, 125, pp.143-149.
 Ahsan, K. Gunawan, I. (2010). Analysis of cost and schedule performance of international development projects. International Journal of Project Management, 28(1), pp.68-78.
 Creedy, G.D. Skitmore, M. Wong, J.K.W. (2010). Evaluation of risk factors leading to cost overrun in delivery of highway construction projects. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 136(5), pp. 528-537.
 Love, P. Wang, X. Sing, C. Tiong, R. (2013). Determining the probability of project cost overruns. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 139(3), pp.321-330.
 Gajewska, E., & Ropel, M. (2011). Risk management practices in a construction project–a case study. Swedia, Chalmers University of Technology.
 Yang, L. R., Chen, J. H., & Huang, C. F. (2012). Requirements definition and management practice to improve project outcomes. Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, 18(1), 114-124.
 Zawawi, N.A.W.A., Azman, N.F.I.N., Kamar, S., & Shamil, M. (2010). Sustainable construction practice: a review of change orders (CO) in construction projects. International Conference on Environment, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia, December 13-15, 2010.
 Khalifa, W.M.A., & Mahamid, I. (2019). Causes of change orders in construction projects. Engineering, Technology & Applied Science Research, 9(6), 4956-4961.
 Bennett, J. (1991). International Construction Project Management: General Theory and Practice, second ed., Butterworths Heinemann, Oxford.
 Akanni, P.O., Oke, A.E., & Akpomiemie, O.A. (2015). Impact of environmental factors on building project performance in Delta State. Nigeria. HBRC Journal, 11, 91–97.
 Hai, T.K., Yusof, A.M., Ismail, S., & Wei, L.F. (2012). A conceptual study of key barriers in construction project coordination. Journal of Organizational Management Studies, Vol. 2012 (2012), Article ID 795679.
 Andy, K.F., & Andrew Price, D.F. (2010). Causes leading to poor site coordination in building. Organization, Technology & Management in Construction: An International Journal, 2(2), 167-172.
 Memon, A.H. Rahman, I.A. Abdul Aziz, A.A. (2012). The cause factors of large projects cost overrun: A survey in the Southern Part of Peninsular Malaysia. International Journal of Real Estate Studies, 7, pp.1-15.
 Amusan, L.M., Afolabi, A. Ojelabi, R. Omuh, I. Okagbue, H.I. (2018). Data exploration on factors that influences construction cost and time performance on construction project sites. Data in Brief, 17, pp.1320-1325.
 Asiedu, R.O. Adaku, E. (2020). Cost overruns of public sector construction projects: a developing country perspective. International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, 13(1), pp.66-84.
 Hair, J.F. Black, W.C. Babin, B.J. Anderson, R.E. Tatham, R.L. (2010). Multivariate data analysis (7th ed.). New Jersey: Pearson prentice Hall.
 Khosravi, H., & Samieizadeh, R. (2010). Development of a framework for the success of strategic information systems planning in the Iranian public sector with the approach of creating a decision support system. 6th International Conference on Information and Communication Technology Management, 23 February 2010, Tehran, Iran.
 Shakeri, I., JahanAra, S.S., & Ghobadi, M. (2015). Pathology of public sector construction project contracts. International Conference on Civil Engineering, Architecture and Urban Infrastructure, 29-30 July 2015, Tabriz, Iran.
 Afshari, H.R., & Hamzeh, M. (2018). Investigating project planning and control methods with the aim of determining the best method to be used in urban development projects. 2nd National Conference on Applied Researches in the Structural Engineering and Construction Management, 9 February 2018, Tehran, Iran.
Khanjani, H., & ElahiFar, S. (2015). Investigating the Challenges of Supervision profession and Supervisors in  Urban Construction (with Emphasis on Tehran). First National Conference on Urban Management, 17-18 November, 2015, Tehran, Iran.
 Al-Momani, A.H. (2000). Construction delay: a quantitative analysis. International Journal of Project Management, 18(1), pp. 51-59.
 Wells, J. (2013). Corruption and collusion in construction: a view from the industry: Real World Challenges, Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, pp. 23-34.
 Love, P.E., Edwards, D.J., Irani, Z. and Walker, D.H. (2009). Project pathogens: the anatomy of omission errors in construction and resource engineering project. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 56(3), pp. 425-435.
 Choudhry, R.M., Gabriel, H.F., Khan, M.K., & Azhar, S. (2017). Causes of discrepancies between design and construction in the Pakistan construction industry. Journal of Construction in Developing Countries, 22(2): 1–18.
 Larson, E.W. and Gray, C.F. (2018). Project Management: The Managerial Process, McGraw-Hill Education, New York, NY.
 Aje, I. (2012). The impact of contractors’ prequalification on construction project delivery in Nigeria. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, 19(2), pp.159-172.
 Al-Nuaimi, A.S., Taha, R., Al Mohsin, M., & Al-Harthi, A.S. (2010). Causes, Effects, Benefits, and Remedies of Change Orders on Public Construction Projects in Oman. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 136(5), paper 13.
 Alnuaimi, A.S., Taha, R.A., AlMohsin, M. and AlHarthi, A.S. (2009). Causes, effects, benefits, and remedies of change orders on public construction projects in Oman. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 136(5), pp. 615-622.
 Asiedu, R.O. and Alfen, H.W (2015). Understanding the underlying reasons behind time overruns of government building projects in Ghana. KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, 20(6), pp. 2103-2111.
 Bordat, C., Labi, S., McCullouch, B. and Sinha, K.C. (2004). An analysis of cost overruns and time delays of INDOT projects. Technical Report Prepared for: INDOT-FHWA-JTRP, Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC.