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  • Understanding and Negotiating EPC Contracts, Volume 2

    Annotated Sample Contract Forms

    By Howard M. Steinberg

    Any project which involves an EPC contract is also likely to involve a number of other complicated contracts. The challenge of the parties to an EPC contract is not to try to eliminate risk but rather put into place a narrative structure that enables the parties to predict the contractual result…

    Hardback – 2016-05-23 
    Routledge

  • Understanding and Negotiating EPC Contracts, Volume 1

    The Project Sponsor's Perspective

    By Howard M. Steinberg

    In Understanding and Negotiating EPC Contracts, Howard M. Steinberg presents a practical and comprehensive guide to understanding virtually every aspect of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts for infrastructure projects. The 25 chapters in Volume 1 are supplemented with…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Open for Business

    Harnessing the Power of Platform Ecosystems

    By Laure Claire, Benoit Reillier

    Open for Business translates the complex management and economic models behind commercial platforms such as Uber, Etsy, Airbnb into a practical guide for business. Platform-powered businesses have grown exponentially in the last ten years. Developing a platform-based business involves learning new…

    Hardback – 2016-04-28 
    Routledge

  • Managing Project Ending

    By Virpi Havila, Asta Salmi

    Understanding project endings is a significant part of project management, yet there is relatively little work published in this important area. This book addresses the gap, focusing on the successful management of project endings, showing how to plan for the ending of a project, how to create…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

  • Commercial Distribution in Europe (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Dawson

    The physical distribution of products is an important element in the marketing operations of all productive enterprises, and in many cases efficient distribution is the most important single factor leading to success. With the emergence of post-industrial society the role of distribution has come…

    Paperback – 2016-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Value and Waste in Lean Construction

    Edited by Fidelis A. Emuze, Tarcisio A. Saurin

    Non-value adding activities are otherwise known as ‘waste’ in the lean construction lexicon. The aim of this collection is to build a common understanding of the role and contribution of value-adding activities in achieving stipulated objectives and continuous improvement in…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge

  • Human Resource Management in the Project-Oriented Organization

    Towards a Viable System for Project Personnel

    By Martina Huemann

    Organizations regularly assume that the culture, values, dynamic and organization of their temporary project organizations are merely a smaller version of the original parent. Given that project organizations are made up of people and teams drawn, in most cases, from outside and inside the parent,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-16
    Routledge

  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Global Labor Standards

    Firms and Activists in the Making of Private Regulation

    By Luc Fransen

    How effective are multinational companies at improving working conditions in their supply chains? This book focuses on a crucial dynamic in private efforts at regulating labor standards in international production chains. It addresses questions regarding the quality of rules (Are existing efforts…

    Paperback – 2015-09-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

  • Climate Change Adaptation and Food Supply Chain Management

    Edited by Ari Paloviita, Marja Järvelä

    The success of the entire food supply chain depends on the prosperity of farms and local communities. The direct climate change risks faced by the agricultural sector are therefore also risks to businesses and food supply chains. Hence the importance of resilience at farm level, community level and…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Procuring Successful Mega-Projects

    How to Establish Major Government Contracts Without Ending up in Court

    By Louise Hart

    Mega-projects descending into chaos and litigation embarrass governments all over the world, as the public sector presides over fiascos that waste billions and destroy reputations. Inquiry after Inquiry finds the damaging and costly failures of major government projects can be traced back to the…

    Hardback – 2015-08-07
    Routledge

  • A Practical Guide to Dealing with Difficult Stakeholders

    By Jake Holloway, David Bryde

    All project stakeholders have different needs, objectives, responsibilities and priorities. For many project managers it is disturbing to realise that, for any number of personal or professional reasons, some of their stakeholders may not be as co-operative and helpful as they expect. It could be a…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge
    Advances in Project Management

  • The Management of Maritime Regulations

    By Hristos Karahalios

    Ship management is a worldwide activity. Modern ships are sophisticated designed structures equipped with several automatic devices. It is estimated that 90 per cent of commodities transported worldwide are carried by ships. Therefore there is great interest from many private and public…

    Hardback – 2015-06-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Transport Analysis

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