This is a comprehensive book on infrastructure development and construction management. It is written keeping in mind the curricula of construction management programmes in India and abroad.
It covers infrastructure development, the construction industry in India, financial analysis of the real estate industry in India, economic analysis of projects, tendering and bidding, contracts and contract management, FIDIC conditions of contract, construction disputes and claims, arbitration, conciliation and dispute resolution, international construction project exports and identifying, analysing and managing construction project risk. Thus, this book covers most of the construction management activities that are carried out at different stages of a construction project.
This is an essential book for students of construction management, construction professionals, academicians and researchers.
Table of Contents
1. Why is infrastructure development important? 2. Construction industry in India 3. Real estate industry in India: A financial analysis 4. Economic analysis of projects 5. Tendering and bidding 6. Contracts and contract management 7. FIDIC conditions of contract 8. Construction disputes and claims 9. Arbitration, conciliation and dispute resolution 10. International construction project exports 11. Identifying, analysing and managing construction project risk
J. C. Edison is a Professor and Dean at the National Institute of Construction Management and Research (NICMAR), India. He has over 30 years' experience each in the industry and academia. He joined the NICMAR in 1995. He has taught post-graduate students for over 25 years, and is engaged with guiding research scholars and management consultancy. Professor Edison has presented papers at national and international conferences including at Oxford and Harvard Universities. He has authored books on the construction industry, international contracting and project exports. His research interests include industrial economics, economics of construction and infrastructure development, project exports, project economics and real estate, and urban infrastructure.