Construction Management Products

  • Understanding the CDM 2007 Regulations

    2nd Edition

    By Owen V Griffiths, Alun V Griffiths

    Almost 3000 lives have been lost in the UK construction industry over the last twenty-five years, in addition to those seriously injured or made ill. The need to reduce this rate has required tight controls to be introduced throughout the planning and management of construction…

    Paperback – 2010-12-14
    Understanding Construction

  • Integrated Management Systems for Construction

    Quality, Environment and Safety, 1st Edition

    By Alan Griffith

    Integrated management systems (IMS) are an innovative way of handling the plethora of management functions and procedures that are applied throughout major construction projects.  Contracting companies use management systems to shape and define the corporate arrangement of their business…

    Paperback – 2010-12-13

  • Modern Construction

    Lean Project Delivery and Integrated Practices, 1st Edition

    By Lincoln H. Forbes, Syed M. Ahmed

    During the past several decades, the manufacturing and service industries significantly increased their levels of productivity, quality, and profitability through the application of process improvement techniques and information technology. Unfortunately, the construction industry lags far behind…

    Hardback – 2010-10-13
    CRC Press

  • Responsible Corporate Strategy in Construction and Engineering

    Doing the Right Thing?, 1st Edition

    By Martin Loosemore, Florence Phua

    The role that communities have to play in the evolution and implementation of an effective strategy is often overlooked, despite the fact that it is becoming increasingly important and complex. This book addresses how consulting and contracting firms in the construction and engineering industries…

    Paperback – 2010-09-07

  • Managing Interdisciplinary Projects

    A Primer for Architecture, Engineering and Construction, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Emmitt

    Construction, architecture and engineering projects are complex undertakings, involving a temporary grouping of people and companies, with different agendas and experience, coming together to achieve a project goal. This book investigates the dynamics of the relationships between individuals…

    Paperback – 2010-04-21

  • Construction Management

    Subcontractor Scopes of Work, 1st Edition

    By Jason G Smith, Jimmie Hinze

    A single mistake, whether made during the bidding process or when executing a construction project, can potentially cost tens of thousands of dollars or more. Of course, the sooner mistakes are caught, the less costly they become. Based on the authors’ combined experience working on projects large…

    Hardback – 2009-11-18
    CRC Press

  • Rebuilding After Disasters

    From Emergency to Sustainability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gonzalo Lizarralde, Cassidy Johnson, Colin Davidson

    Disasters are not natural. Natural events such as earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, etc. become disasters because of the fragile relations that exist between the natural, human and built environments. Sadly, major disasters will always occur in towns and cities in the developing world where…

    Hardback – 2009-08-06

  • Location-Based Management for Construction

    Planning, scheduling and control, 1st Edition

    By Russell Kenley, Olli Seppänen

    With extensive case studies for illustration, this is a practitioner's guide to an entirely new production system for construction management using flowline scheduling. Covering the entire process of presenting a comprehensive management system – from design, through measurement,…

    Hardback – 2009-07-22

  • Operations Management for Construction

    1st Edition

    By Chris March

    Students studying construction management and related subjects need to have a broad understanding of the major aspects of controlling the building processes. Operations Management for Construction is one of three textbooks (Business Organisation, Operations Management and Finance Control) written…

    Paperback – 2009-02-09

  • Finance and Control for Construction

    1st Edition

    By Chris March

    Drawing on a wealth of practical experience, both in the construction industry and teaching students, Chris March presents this study of construction management and the major aspects of controlling the building process. Covering the stages from the client's initiation, to the final handover of the…

    Paperback – 2009-02-09

  • Business Organisation for Construction

    1st Edition

    By Chris March

    With a user-friendly style and a strong theoretical base, Business Organisation for Construction provides readers with the tools required to skillfully and successfully operate a business in today's construction industry. Arranged into three sections, Chris March explains: strategy and vision,…

    Paperback – 2009-02-09

  • Construction Supply Chain Management Handbook

    1st Edition

    Edited by William J. O'Brien, Carlos T. Formoso, Vrijhoef Ruben, Kerry London

    Mounting emphasis on construction supply chain management (CSCM) is due to both global sourcing of materials and a shortage of labor. These factors force increasing amounts of value-added work to be conducted off-site deep in the supply chain. Construction Supply Chain Management Handbook compiles…

    Hardback – 2008-10-20
    CRC Press

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