Building & Construction: Construction Business Management

  • Building Design, Construction and Performance in Tropical Climates book cover

    Building Design, Construction and Performance in Tropical Climates

    Edited by Michael Riley, Alison Cotgrave, Mike Farragher

    The design, construction and use of buildings in tropical climates pose specific challenges to built environment professionals. This text seeks to capture some of the key issues of technology and practice in the areas of building design, refurbishment, construction and facilities management in…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Valuing People in Construction book cover

    Valuing People in Construction

    Edited by Fidelis Emuze, John Smallwood

    Valuing People in Construction provides contemporary perspectives on the ‘glue’ that binds the construction process together, people. The book addresses people issues in the construction industry where behavioural outcomes impact upon business and project performance. The main proposition of the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Law for Project Managers book cover

    Law for Project Managers

    2nd Edition

    By David Wright

    Law for Project Managers provides an easily understandable and practical guide to the laws of contract, liability, intellectual property and so on, entirely from the perspective of the project manager. It will enable you to approach projects forewarned and forearmed, able to avoid potential legal…

    Paperback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Integrating Information in Built Environments book cover

    Integrating Information in Built Environments

    Edited by Adriana X Sanchez-Gomez, Keith Hampson, Geoffrey London

    In an increasingly globalised built environment industry, achieving higher levels of integration across organisational and software boundaries can lead to improved economic, social and environmental outcomes. This book is the direct result of a collaborative global network of industry and academic…

    Hardback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Clients and Users in Construction: Agency, Governance and Innovation book cover

    Clients and Users in Construction

    Agency, Governance and Innovation

    Edited by Kim Haugbølle, David Boyd

    Clients have been identified as critical for building delivery but have been under-researched with only a few studies about them. This book seeks to address this gap. A deeper look into the nature of construction clients and their relation to building users exposes more fundamental questions…

    Hardback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Advances in Construction ICT and e-Business book cover

    Advances in Construction ICT and e-Business

    Edited by Srinath Perera, Bingunath Ingirige, Kirti Ruikar, Esther Obonyo

    This internationally conducted study of the latest construction industry practices addresses a broad range of Information and Communication Technology applications. Drawing on research conducted in the US and UK, this book presents the state of the art of various ebusiness processes, and examines…

    Hardback – 2017-05-10
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Construction Management: Theory and Practice book cover

    Construction Management

    Theory and Practice

    By Chris March

    Construction Management: Theory and Practice is a comprehensive textbook for budding construction managers. The range of coverage makes the book essential reading for students studying management courses in all construction related disciplines and ideal reading for those with non-cognate…

    Paperback – 2017-03-28
    Routledge

  • Management of Construction Projects: A Constructor's Perspective book cover

    Management of Construction Projects

    A Constructor's Perspective, 2nd Edition

    By John E. Schaufelberger, Len Holm

    Unlike the majority of construction project management textbooks out there, Management of Construction Projects takes a distinctive approach by setting itself in the context of a single and real-world construction project throughout and also by looking at construction project management from the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20
    Routledge

  • Total Construction Management: Lean Quality in Construction Project Delivery book cover

    Total Construction Management

    Lean Quality in Construction Project Delivery

    By John S. Oakland, Marton Marosszeky

    A convergence of lean management and quality management thinking has taken place in organizations across many industries, including construction. Practices in procurement, design management and construction management are all evolving constantly and understanding these changes and how to react is…

    Paperback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge

  • Construction Contract Administration for Project Owners book cover

    Construction Contract Administration for Project Owners

    By Claude G. Lancome

    Construction Contract Administration for Project Owners is aimed at public and private owners of real estate and construction projects. The book is intended to assist owners in their contractual dealings with their designers and their contractors. Most owners are not primarily in the business of…

    Hardback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge

  • Target Cost Contracting Strategy in Construction: Principles, Practices and Case Studies book cover

    Target Cost Contracting Strategy in Construction

    Principles, Practices and Case Studies

    By Daniel W.M. Chan, Joseph H.L. Chan

    The problems inherent in the traditional design-bid-build procurement method often lead to the adversarial working relationships within the construction industry. Target cost contracts, accompanied by a gain-share/pain-share arrangement serving as a cost incentive mechanism, have emerged in…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • The Impact of Building Information Modelling: Transforming Construction book cover

    The Impact of Building Information Modelling

    Transforming Construction

    By Ray Crotty

    Construction projects involve a complex set of relationships, between parties with different professional backgrounds trying to achieve a very complex goal. Under these difficult circumstances, the quality of information on which projects are based should be of the highest possible standard. The…

    Paperback – 2016-04-11
    Routledge

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