Construction Business Management Products

  • 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
    Spon Research

  • Management for the Construction Industry

    By Stephen D. Lavender

    Management for the Construction Industry introduces the principles of management and applies them to the construction industry. It covers the level 2 module of the CIOB's Education Framework on management and is officially sanctioned by the CIOB as the recognised text for that module. The text…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01
    Chartered Institute of Building

  • Construction Project Administration in Practice

    By A.A Kwakye

    Construction Project Administration in Practice provides a practical guide to the administration of construction projects, from inception to completion. It is intended to give an overall view of the construction process, its problems, risk and uncertainties in one volume. Drawing on his experience…

    Hardback – 2016-07-26
    Chartered Institute of Building

  • 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

  • Delivering Value with BIM

    A whole-of-life approach

    Edited by Adriana X. Sanchez, Keith D. Hampson, Simon Vaux

    Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a global phenomenon which is gaining significant momentum across the world. Currently there is little information on how to realise and monitor benefits from implementing BIM across the life-cycle of a built environment asset. This book provides a practical…

    Paperback – 2016-04-01

  • Management Systems for Construction

    By Alan Griffith, Paul Stephenson, Paul Watson

    The book provides a concise focussed guide to the main management areas that are essential to the success of modern construction projects. The concepts, principles and applications in the seven main management areas that are essential to the success of construction projects are presented. It links…

    Hardback – 2016-03-31
    Chartered Institute of Building

  • Getting to Grips with BIM

    A Guide for Small and Medium-Sized Architecture, Engineering and Construction Firms

    By James Harty, Tahar Kouider, Graham Paterson

    With the UK government‘s 2016 BIM threshold approaching, support for small organisations on interpreting, filtering and applying BIM protocols and standards is urgently required. Many small UK construction industry supply chain firms are uncertain about what Level 2 BIM involves and are unsure…

    Paperback – 2015-11-23

  • Health and Safety in Construction Revision Guide

    for the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety, 2nd Edition

    By Ed Ferrett

    This companion to the bestselling Introduction to Health and Safety in Construction is an essential revision aid for students preparing for their written assessments on the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety. Fully updated to the April 2015 specification, the revision…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14

  • Spon's Asia Pacific Construction Costs Handbook, Fifth Edition

    Edited by LANGDON & SEAH

    Highlights the Economies and Construction Industries of the Asia-Pacific Region Spon’s Asia-Pacific Construction Costs Handbook: Fifth Edition provides overarching construction cost data for 16 countries: • Brunei • Cambodia • China • Hong Kong • India • Indonesia • Japan • Malaysia • Myanmar…

    Hardback – 2015-04-29
    CRC Press

  • Changing Energy Behaviour in the Workplace

    By Mindy Hadi

    Companies are becoming more aware of the public relations value of the green agenda to their business and are including information on their sustainability performance, including their energy consumption, in their annual corporate responsibility report. This guide discusses the impact of the…

    Paperback – 2015-03-31
    IHS BRE Press

  • Leadership and Sustainability in the Built Environment

    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
    Spon Research

  • Best Tall Buildings

    A Global Overview of 2014 Skyscrapers

    Edited by Antony Wood, Steven Henry, Daniel Safarik

    The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) is the world’s foremost authority on tall buildings. This book chronicles the annual awards process, in which the CTBUH recognizes outstanding tall buildings and design innovations that advance the potential of integrated sustainability in…

    Hardback – 2014-12-09

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