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  • 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 – 2015-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2015-09-29 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-09-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • Health and Safety in Construction Revision Guide

    for the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction, 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 – 2015-09-13 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-09-07 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-05-04
    Routledge
    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 – 2015-04-28
    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 – 2015-04-26
    Routledge
    Architectural Engineering and Design Management

  • Leadership and Sustainability in the Built Environment

    Edited by Alex Opoku, Vian Ahmed

    Leadership and sustainability have separately been the subject of numerous studies in a built environment context over the years, but they have yet to be addressed together. The real impact of legislation and guidelines designed to promote sustainability within the construction industry is closely…

    Hardback – 2015-02-04
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • R&D Investment and Impact in the Global Construction Industry

    Edited by Keith Hampson, Judy A. Kraatz, Adriana X. Sanchez

    R&D Investment and Impact in the Global Construction Industry brings together contributions from leading industry researchers in a diverse group of countries to investigate the role of research and development (R&D) in the construction industry. Investment in R&D is a proven factor in…

    Hardback – 2014-06-10
    Routledge
    CIB

  • An Economic History of the American Steel Industry

    By Robert P. Rogers

    This book provides a basic outline of the history of the American steel industry, a sector of the economy that has been an important part of the industrial system. The book starts with the 1830's, when the American iron and steel industry resembled the traditional iron producing sector that had…

    Paperback – 2013-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

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