Publications / 2004 Proceedings of the 21st ISARC, Jeju, South Korea

Comparative Study on Supervision System in South Korea and Japan

Yoshimasa Yoshida, Shuzo Furusaka, Takashi Kaneta, Yue Li, Junseok Lee, Takashi Saito, Hyeong Geun Park

Recently, the construction industry is increasingly internationalized. Especially in the Northeast Asian region, there are opportunities in which companies from various countries collaborate in projects more and more. And a lot of problems are caused by the differences between Western project management and local project management.

The aim of this study is, as a part of international comparative study on project management, to clarify the characteristics of the supervision system in South Korea and Japan. In this study, construction management system including related regulations is analyzed. And the differences between construction supervision in Japan and that in South Korea are made clear.

Keywords: supervision, supervisor, construction law, Korea, Japan