Construction Management Products

  • 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

  • New Generation Whole-Life Costing

    Property and Construction Decision-Making Under Uncertainty, 1st Edition

    By Ian Ellingham, William Fawcett

    New Generation Whole-Life Costing presents an innovative approach to decision-making and risk management for construction and real estate. It applies the options-based approach that has revolutionized the management of uncertainty in the business world. Based on government-sponsored research at…

    Paperback – 2006-07-06

  • Predictive and Optimised Life Cycle Management

    Buildings and Infrastructure, 1st Edition

    Edited by Asko Sarja

    Predictive and Optimised Life-Cycle Management sets out methodologies to meet the demands of the current trend towards sustainable civil engineering and building. Encompassing all aspects of construction practice, from design through to demolition and the recycling of materials, Sarja provides…

    Hardback – 2006-06-30

  • 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

  • Managing the Building Design Process

    2nd Edition

    By Gavin Tunstall

    Managing the Building Design Process explains the designer’s role in the creation of new buildings from the development of the plan through to completion. One key case study is used throughout the book so that the reader can clearly follow the process leading to the creation of a new building.This…

    Paperback – 2006-05-16

  • Public Private Partnerships in Construction

    1st Edition

    By Duncan Cartlidge

    Collaborative working and partnering between the public and private sectors has been fairly standard practice in some form or other for over 100 years, but it is only in recent years that it has become more prevalent. In the UK, it is little more than ten years since the most widely known…

    Paperback – 2006-04-06

  • Managing Diversity and Equality in Construction

    Initiatives and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew W. Gale, Marilyn J. Davidson

    With women in the UK construction industry constituting just thirteen per cent of the workforce and black and Asian workers numbering less that two per cent, despite representing more than six per cent of the working population, diversity is a problem that the construction industry needs…

    Hardback – 2006-03-15

  • Communication in Construction

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Dainty, David Moore, Michael Murray

    Communication within project-based environments presents special challenges. This is especially true within the construction industry, where interaction tends to be characterised by unfamiliar groups of people coming together for short periods before disbanding to work on other endeavours. This…

    Paperback – 2006-01-20

  • 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

  • Risk Management in Projects

    1st Edition

    By Martin Loosemore, John Raftery, Charles Reilly, David Higgon

    Project managers in construction and civil engineering need to base their decisions on realistic information about risk and public perceptions of risk. This second edition of the original practical and straightforward text retains the easy-to-read format, but has been expanded to encompass the…

    Paperback – 2005-11-24

  • Infrastructure for the Built Environment: Global Procurement Strategies

    1st Edition

    By Rodney Howes, Herbert Robinson

    Throughout the world there is a growing demand for high quality public services to support socio-economic development. Infrastructure is central to improving the level of public services and the quality of the built environment. But in key areas such as transport, energy, water, healthcare,…

    Paperback – 2005-10-17

  • Practical Construction Management

    2nd Edition

    By R. H. B. Ranns, E. J. M. Ranns

    Filled with practical advice for all aspects of the construction manager's role, this invaluable book fills a need for training in this essential subject, to ensure greater efficiency on site and smoother client-contractor relations. Developed as a handy-reference guide for practitioners and also…

    Paperback – 2005-08-25

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