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  • Trust in Construction Projects

    By Anita Cerić

    The relationship between project managers representing project owners and those on the contractor side is often threatened by communication risk. The main communication risk minimization strategy in the construction phase is trust, which plays a major role in the success of key working…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11 
    Spon Research

  • The Iron Trade of Great Britain

    By J. Stephen Jeans

    Originally published in 1906, this volume presents a commercial review of the conditions and prospects of the iron and steel trades of Great Britain and its foreign competitors at the turn of the twentieth century. This title will be of interest to students of business and economics, as well as…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Innovation and Global Competitiveness

    Case of India's Manufacturing Sector

    Edited by N.S. Siddharthan, K. Narayanan

    In the post-liberalization period, India has slowly but steadily tried to foster innovation to improve competitive efficiency of Indian manufacturing and thus boost global competitiveness of the industrial sector. Foreign direct investment was looked upon as a major source of technology paradigm…

    Hardback – 2015-11-11 

  • Business Policies in the Making (Routledge Revivals)

    Three Steel Companies Compared

    By Jonathan Boswell

    First published in 1983, this study investigates and compares three leading firms in the British iron and steel industry between 1914 and 1939, analysing their strategies, boardroom politics, and their responses to the problems posed by the Great War and by the vicissitudes of the 1920s and ‘30s.…

    Paperback – 2015-10-11 
    Routledge Revivals

  • The International Aluminium Cartel

    The Business and Politics of a Cooperative Industrial Institution (1886-1978)

    By Marco Bertilorenzi

    Aluminium was one of most cartelised industries in the international economic panorama of the 20th century. Born following the discovery of electrolytic smelting process in 1886, this industry, even in its infancy, established a cartel which characterised its history until nearly 1980. Managers of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-05
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • Introduction to Health and Safety in Construction

    for the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety, 5th Edition

    By Phil Hughes, Ed Ferrett

    Introduction to Health and Safety in Construction has been specially written for the thousands of students who complete the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety each year. Fully revised in alignment with the April 2015 syllabus, the fifth edition provides students…

    Paperback – 2015-09-25

  • 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

  • Social Enterprise in the Construction Industry

    Building Better Communities

    By Martin Loosemore, Dave Higgon

    Through the emerging lens of social enterprise, this book examines how the global construction industry can engage more effectively with the communities in which it builds, addressing disadvantage and environmental degradation to leave a positive legacy for future generations. Combining insights…

    Paperback – 2015-09-01

  • An Era of Expansion

    Construction at the University of Cambridge 1996–2006

    By David M. Adamson

    Changing conditions in Higher Education and national funding regimes preceded a proliferation of construction projects in universities between 1996 and 2006. This book reviews a hundred projects between 1996 and 2006, and uses 9 detailed case studies from the author's time in charge of capital…

    Hardback – 2015-08-11

  • Rebuilding Construction (Routledge Revivals)

    Economic Change in the British Construction Industry

    By Michael Ball

    First published in 1988, this book analyses the changes that took place in the economic organisation of the British construction industry throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, in particular considering its social and economic structure and examining the causes of its poor industrial record. Michael…

    Paperback – 2015-05-05
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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

  • Lean Design Management

    Edited by Stephen Emmitt

    The fields of design management and lean construction appear to be developing independently. This volume brings together authors from four continents to argue that lean thinking should be integral to design management in the fields of architecture, engineering and construction (AEC). The…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Architectural Engineering and Design Management

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