Building International Construction Alliances is the first book to address the challenges of international cooperation between medium-sized construction firms. By presenting a case study of the historical evolution of Fratelli Dioguardi S.p.A. and Beacon Construction Company, and representative projects, Roberto Pietroforte offers the reader an understanding of
* the way successful firms adjust their strategic, organizational and operational settings to the changes in their market environments
* the importance and advantages of international cooperation among medium-sized construction firms
* the necessary analytical background for developing long-term collaboration.
Table of Contents
Intoduction. Market opportunities and environments of the firms. Historical evolution of Fratelli Dioguardi. Historical evolution of Beacon Construction Company. Comparative analysis of the firms. The operation of the firms: analysis of six projects. Cooperative stategies in international construction. The allience between Dioguardi and Beacon. Appendix. References. Index.
"This book offers a thoughtful inventory" - CSM.