Building & Construction: Construction Business Management

  • Portfolio and Programme Management Demystified: Managing Multiple Projects Successfully book cover

    Portfolio and Programme Management Demystified

    Managing Multiple Projects Successfully, 2nd Edition

    By Geoff Reiss, Geoff Reiss, Paul Rayner

    You’re now responsible for a programme, or you’ve got a portfolio to manage? Where do you start? Right here! Projects are not simply the bread and butter of an organisation. Form them into programmes or portfolios and they can be prioritised and integrated to deliver change to your organization in…

    Paperback – 2012-10-26

  • Collaborative Working in Construction book cover

    Collaborative Working in Construction

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dino Bouchlaghem

    Complications arising from poor collaboration are the source of a variety of the construction industry's biggest problems. It is now widely recognized that an effective collaboration strategy based on the implementation of information systems and careful consideration of the wider…

    Paperback – 2011-10-06

  • Harvesting and Managing Knowledge in Construction: From Theoretical Foundations to Business Applications book cover

    Harvesting and Managing Knowledge in Construction

    From Theoretical Foundations to Business Applications, 1st Edition

    By Yacine Rezgui, John Miles

    A successful construction business is a knowledge business. And knowledge must be managed effectively to be used efficiently, especially in a complex project-oriented business such as construction, where skills acquired and lessons learned on one project need to be applied to the next. A …

    Paperback – 2011-02-18

  • Organization Management in Construction book cover

    Organization Management in Construction

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul S. Chinowsky, Anthony D. Songer

    Today’s construction environment is changing at an unprecedented pace and executives are facing a diverse set of issues – globalization, economics, workforce demographics, and technology. Moreover the traditional issues of competition and delivery are being challenged by new laws and new industry…

    Paperback – 2011-01-05

  • eWork and eBusiness in Architecture, Engineering and Construction: ECPPM 2008 book cover

    eWork and eBusiness in Architecture, Engineering and Construction

    ECPPM 2008, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alain Zarli, Raimar Scherer

    Since 1994, the European Conference on Product and Process Modelling ( has been providing a review of research, development and industrial implementation of product and process model technology in construction. The 7th European Conference on Product and Process Modelling (ECPPM 2008)…

    Hardback – 2008-09-03
    CRC Press

  • Engineering, Business & Professional Ethics book cover

    Engineering, Business & Professional Ethics

    1st Edition

    By Simon Robinson, Ross Dixon, Christopher Preece, Kris Moodley

    Engineering, as a profession and business, is at the sharp end of the ethical practice. Far from being a bolt on extra to the ‘real work’ of the engineer it is at the heart of how he or she relates to the many different stakeholders in the engineering project.Engineering, Business and Professional…

    Paperback – 2007-01-30

  • Effective Press Relations for the Built Environment: A Practical Guide book cover

    Effective Press Relations for the Built Environment

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Helen Elias

    This practical guide explains to architects, engineers, designers and other consultants how to establish press plans for firms and for individual projects, and how to actively develop reputation by getting work published in the architectural, engineering and construction press. With quotes, advice…

    Paperback – 2006-11-06
    Taylor & Francis

  • Construction Business Management book cover

    Construction Business Management

    1st Edition

    By Nick Ganaway

    Only 43 per cent of U.S. construction firms remain in business after four years. Why? Inadequate management, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. This is surprising because most construction firms are formed by ambitious construction project managers, executives and tradesmen who…

    Paperback – 2006-07-26

  • Partnering in the Construction Industry book cover

    Partnering in the Construction Industry

    1st Edition

    By John Bennett, Sarah Peace

    Partnering is the most effective way of tackling construction projects. This book explains how clients and construction firms using partnering can achieve ever higher levels of efficiency and certainty to provide world class buildings and infrastructure of all kinds.Detailed guidance about the…

    Paperback – 2006-06-26

  • Total Quality in the Construction Supply Chain: Safety, Leadership, Total Quality, Lean, and BIM book cover

    Total Quality in the Construction Supply Chain

    Safety, Leadership, Total Quality, Lean, and BIM, 1st Edition

    By John Oakland, John S Oakland, Marton Marosszeky, Marton Marosszeky

    Organizations in the construction industry struggle with three key issues: quality management or better meeting customer expectations, supply chain management or more effectively working with suppliers to provide a seamless service to customers, and knowledge management, the challenge of learning…

    Paperback – 2006-01-18

  • Understanding IT in Construction book cover

    Understanding IT in Construction

    1st Edition

    By Ming Sun, Rob Howard

    In recent years, Information Technology (IT) has been transforming business practice in many sectors resulting in efficiency gains and improved services for the client. The construction industry lags behind other manufacturing and service industries in adopting the new technology. To promote the…

    Paperback – 2003-12-04
    Understanding Construction

  • The Management of Construction: A Project Lifecycle Approach book cover

    The Management of Construction: A Project Lifecycle Approach

    1st Edition

    By F. Lawrence Bennett

    Management of Construction introduces all aspects of management practice to students and professionals based in the construction industry. It is also important for those involved in allied fields such as design, project development, and site monitoring and inspection. The book addresses each stage…

    Paperback – 2003-07-17

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