TOMAS TADESSE (MA)
The construction industry is dynamic in the environment due to the growing uncertainties technology, budgets, and development processes. The main aim of this study was to assess factors influencing the completion of construction projects in some selected Buno Bedele zone hospital. To this end, the descriptive and explanatory design was conducted on 83 respondents taken based on census method, and data were gathered through questionnaire, The validity of the research instruments was confirmed by expert review, while the reliability of the tools was found 0.909 based on Cronbach’s alpha. The data were analyzed using descriptive analysis, inferential statistics, regression analysis and correlations involving SPSS version 20. The major findings of the study show that funding, procurement bureaucracy, source of funding and misappropriations of project funds were factors influencing completion construction projects. The study also revealed that there is an influence of stakeholder participation on the completion of projects. The study found there was a statistically significant and positive relationship between the fund, project management, and leadership skills, stakeholder involvement and contract duration and completion of construction projects. The study concludes that adequate resource allocation, strong project leadership and stake holder involvement are essential elements in timely project delivery. Finally, The study recommends project managers should hold stakeholder engagement sessions in the lifetime of the project, contractors should employ the right professional for the right position related to work, Consultant of the project should have to collect sufficient data and detail site investigation and design should be done before tender to avoid future variations and cost estimator should have to consider appropriate risk and factors.