• Liong Chee Gin
  • Dr. HJ Kamal Adb Razak



Construction 4.0, Malaysia Construction Industry, Socio-Cultural


Construction 4.0 that adopted industrial revolution (“IR”) 4.0’s concept and framework is unfolding several benefits to Malaysia’s construction industry. Nevertheless, construction industry is notorious for its conservative approach towards novel technology or technology advancement, resulted immensely lags behind other industries in terms of automation processes and level of digitalization amidst cumbersome its productivity. Scholars identified that socio-cultural has the greatest influence towards the successful implementation of construction 4.0, wherein impeding the engagement of construction 4.0 that resulted dawdle productivity improvement. The purpose of this paper is enumerating and examining the influence of socio-cultural in Malaysia’s construction industry in enabling country policy makers and organization decision makers possess the perspicuous insights that impeding the implementation of construction 4.0 in Malaysia. However, there are other factors contributing to the successful implementation of construction 4.0 require further research in the future such as i) Political, economic, technological, environment, and legal factors, ii) Ethical issues, iii) Management process for overall project life cycle, and iv) Operation and tactical and strategic planning. 


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How to Cite

Liong Chee Gin and Dr. HJ Kamal Adb Razak, “SOCIO-CULTURAL FACTORS OF MALAYSIA’S CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY THAT PROCRASTINATE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF CONSTRUCTION 4.0 ”, IEJRD - International Multidisciplinary Journal, vol. 7, no. 4, p. 15, Aug. 2022.