A review of resource based view in the construction industry: A BIM case as a strategic resource

Geylani O., Dikbas A.

11th European Conference on Product and Process Modelling (ECPPM), Limassol, CYPRUS, 7 - 09 September 2016, pp.529-535 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: Limassol
  • Country: CYPRUS
  • Page Numbers: pp.529-535
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Resource Based View (RBV) as an economy based strategic management theory, became an important management strategy for project management executives during the last decade. On the other hand, Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a valuable resource that projects and other outputs produced by its software leads the firm to differ in the market and may be considered as a strategic resource for the construction firms. This research will present the findings that are gathered from a case study in one of the Turkish light steel prefabricated construction firm, which has a new step with the Building Information Modelling system implementation including its tools and capabilities. This paper aims to test the Resource Based View in Turkish construction industry, while applying the BIM as a strategic resource within the environment of project management. Moreover, future research will take a closer look at the outcomes of the case study of this research, such benefits of the BIM as a strategic resource may be revised for other research studies, the outputs of the case study as a time study, has additional benefits for the construction firms such as; re-organization of the organizational structure of the firm, team development of the BIM execution plan, human resource management, the management strategy development for the firm.