Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Construction Companies in the Czech Republic
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The global COVID-19 pandemic has been a part of our lives for the second year in a row and it has affected the activities of all economic entities across individual fields and industries. This article deals with research into the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on construction companies in the Czech Republic. The research presented in this paper consists of several consecutive steps: designing a research plan, performing data collection and analysis and compiling research results. Qualitative approaches to data collection and evaluation, especially in-depth interviews and the coding method, were used for contextual understanding and comprehension of the situation in the companies under research. Open questions (topics) related to the respondents’ experience, perceptions and opinions were created as a part of the preparation process. The aim was to obtain reliable and relevant answers to the questions asked. The research, which lasted for 5 months, involved 16 medium-scale and large companies from the Czech Republic. The aim of the research described in this article was to find out about the development of construction companies in the first half of 2021 and to specify their results in selected areas of activity.
KeywordsCOVID-19 pandemic, construction industry production, Czech Republic, research into construction companies
Document typePeer reviewed
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SourceProcedia Computer Science. 2022, vol. 196, issue 1, p. 717-723.