The Implementation of Key Performance Indicators in the Malaysian Private Finance Initiative Projects


  • Nor Suzila Lop
  • Kharizam Ismail
  • Haryati Mohd Isa



In Private Finance Initiative (PFI), payment for services is based on pre-determined standards and performance. Thus, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) have been used to measure this performance. However, lack of an effective KPIs was identified as a core criticism towards the implementation of PFI projects. Therefore, the objectives of the research are to identify the importance and challenges of KPIs in measuring this performance. A qualitative approach via semi-structured interview was adopted. The findings discovered that the current KPIs do not meet the criteria and this can lead to the difficulties in measuring the performance of PFI projects. The outcome of this research can serve as a theoretical base for the development of an effective KPIs for PFI projects implementation in Malaysia.

Keywords: Challenges; Importance; Key Performance Indicators; Private Finance Initiative.

ISSN: 2398-4287© 2017. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-ND license ( Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.


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Lop, N. S., Ismail, K., & Mohd Isa, H. (2017). The Implementation of Key Performance Indicators in the Malaysian Private Finance Initiative Projects. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 2(5), 95-104.

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