Building & Construction: Construction Business Management

  • Achieving Value for Money in Capital Build Projects book cover

    Achieving Value for Money in Capital Build Projects

    1st Edition

    By Angela Vodden, Champika Liyanage, Akintola Akintoye

    This book is the first to bring together academic and practitioner views of Value for Money (VFM). VFM has been used to assess whether or not an organisation has obtained the maximum benefit within the resources available to it. A concept used by the public sector to assess the benefits of major…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Construction Health and Safety in Developing Countries book cover

    Construction Health and Safety in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Manu, Fidelis Emuze, Tarcisio Abreu Saurin, Bonaventura H. W. Hadikusumo

    The global construction sector is infamous for high levels of injuries, accidents and fatalities, and poor health and well-being of its workforce. While this record appears in both developed and developing countries, the situation is worse in developing countries, where major spending on…

    Hardback – 2019-09-16
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Making Sense of Innovation in the Built Environment book cover

    Making Sense of Innovation in the Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Natalya Sergeeva

    This book offers a new understanding of innovation in the built environment. The ways meaning of innovation is constructed has important implications for policymakers, project managers, academics and students. Through a longitudinal research study into innovation in firms and projects, the book…

    Hardback – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • R&D Investment and Impact in the Global Construction Industry book cover

    R&D Investment and Impact in the Global Construction Industry

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keith Hampson, Judy A. Kraatz, Adriana X. Sanchez

    R&D Investment and Impact in the Global Construction Industry brings together contributions from leading industry researchers in a diverse group of countries to investigate the role of research and development (R&D) in the construction industry. Investment in R&D is a proven factor in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Valuing People in Construction book cover

    Valuing People in Construction

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-08-07
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Integrating Information in Built Environments book cover

    Integrating Information in Built Environments

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adriana X Sanchez, 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 – 2017-07-10
    Routledge
    CIB

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

    Clients and Users in Construction

    Agency, Governance and Innovation, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Advances in Construction ICT and e-Business book cover

    Advances in Construction ICT and e-Business

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-05-05
    Routledge
    CIB

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

    Target Cost Contracting Strategy in Construction

    Principles, Practices and Case Studies, 1st Edition

    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

  • Leadership and Sustainability in the Built Environment book cover

    Leadership and Sustainability in the Built Environment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alex Opoku, Vian Ahmed

    Leadership and sustainability have separately been the subject of numerous studies in a built environment context over the years, but they have yet to be addressed together. The real impact of legislation and guidelines designed to promote sustainability within the construction industry is closely…

    Hardback – 2015-02-05
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • The Construction Net: Online information sources for the construction industry book cover

    The Construction Net

    Online information sources for the construction industry, 1st Edition

    By Alan Bridges

    Using this book can help the busy architect/engineer/contractor to optimize online time by determining the key sites to visit before connecting to the Internet. Topics are conveniently arranged by subject showing where to find the "index sites" together with details of many specialist sites.…

    Paperback – 1996-11-14
    Taylor & Francis

  • Integrated Construction Information book cover

    Integrated Construction Information

    1st Edition

    By M. Betts, P.S. Brandon, Martin Betts Nfa

    The construction industry is an information-intensive sector and low levels of productivity are often blamed on inadequate integration of information. This book shows how the different types and sources of information can be integrated to benefit individual construction projects, construction…

    Hardback – 1995-03-30
    Routledge

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