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  • The Principles, Process and Practice of Professional Estimating

    A Guide for Estimators and Other Number Jugglers

    By Alan Jones

    The first volume in the Working Guides to Estimating provides an overview of the main processes, methods and techniques that are used for building project and engineering estimates. Alan Jones outlines the principles of Best Practice Spreadsheet Modelling and discusses the concepts of Spreadsheet…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    Working Guides to Estimating

  • The Negotiation Handbook

    By Andrea Cordell

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • The Purchasing Models Handbook

    By Andrea Cordell, Ian Thompson

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Cyber Risk

    Protecting your Corporate Assets

    By Thomas R. Koehler

    A myriad of security vulnerabilities in the software and hardware we use today can be exploited by an attacker, any attacker. The knowledge necessary to successfully intercept your data and voice links and bug your computers is widespread and not limited to the intelligence apparatus. Consequently,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Reliability Models of Complex Systems for Robots and Automation

    By Hamid Fazlollahtabar, Seyed Taghi Akhavan Niaki

    In today's competitive world, customer demands for highly reliable products, makes reliability engineering a more challenging task. Reliability analysis is one of the main tools to ensure agreed upon delivery deadlines, which in turn maintains certainty in tangible factors such as goodwill and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28 
    CRC Press

  • The Project Workout

    The Ultimate Guide to Directing and Managing Business-Led Projects

    By Robert Buttrick

    Projects are an important strategic management tool and a way of life in every business. But how do you get started and ensure you realize the benefits you need? Now in its 5th edition, the Project Workout is the definitive book on business-led project management. It is a valuable companion for…

    Paperback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge

  • Managing Quality in Architecture

    Integrating BIM, Risk & Design Process, 2nd Edition

    By Charles Nelson

    Completely revised throughout for this second edition, Managing Quality in Architecture addresses the new ISO 9001 standards after the significant 2015 revision. ISO 9001 is the global standard for quality, and firms certified under the 2008 edition have 3 years to upgrade their quality systems to…

    Paperback – 2017-11-17 
    Routledge

  • Airline Operations

    A Practical Guide

    Edited by Peter J. Bruce, Yi Gao, John M C King

    Written by an international range of industry practitioners, this book offers a comprehensive overview of the essence and nature of airline operations in terms of an operational and regulatory framework, the myriad of planning activities leading up to the current day, and the nature of intense…

    Hardback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Global Business Intelligence

    Edited by J Mark Munoz

    Global Business Intelligence refers to an organization’s ability to gather, process and analyze pertinent international information in order to make optimal business decisions in a timely manner. With a challenging economic and geopolitical environment, companies and executives need to be adept at…

    Hardback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

  • Arup’s Tall Buildings in Asia

    Stories Behind the Storeys

    Edited by Goman Wai-Ming Ho

    Through a series of detailed case studies from East Asia, Arup, one of the global leaders in tall building design, presents the latest developments in the field to inspire more innovative and sustainable ideas in tall building design and engineering. This book exhibits the key design aspects of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Learning and Unlearning Curves

    By Alan Jones

    Learning is an empirical phenomenon whereby people or organisations undergo a level of efficiency improvement with recurring tasks. This can be observed in manual, clerical and some creative cognitive decision-oriented tasks. Estimating needs to find ways to account for these efficiencies which is…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge
    Working Guides to Estimating

  • Linear and Non-Linear Regression

    And other Mathemagical Transformation

    By Alan Jones

    Alan Jones' practical guide to the robust but often misunderstood techniques of Linear and Non-Linear Regression in the context of estimating. The text considers Simple Linear Regression and ask what is it doing?, how good is it?, how accurate is it? and how can we use it to create estimates? Not…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge
    Working Guides to Estimating

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