Project Management Products

  • People and Culture in Construction

    A Reader

    Edited by Andrew Dainty, Stuart Green, Barbara Bagilhole

    Construction is one of the largest and most people-intensive industrial sectors. In many countries, however, construction is also one of the most highly criticized in terms of its employment practices and industrial relations. People and culture are too often seen as variables that must be…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Spon Research

  • Construction Project Management

    An Integrated Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Fewings

    The role of the project manager continues to evolve, presenting new challenges to established practitioners and those entering the field for the first time. This second edition of Peter Fewings' groundbreaking textbook has been thoroughly revised to recognise the increasing importance of…

    Paperback – 2012-08-16

  • Managing Work-Life Balance in Construction

    By Helen Lingard, Valerie Francis

    Work in the construction industry is particularly tough. It demands excessively long hours and frequent weekend work. Other characteristics are particularly marked, such as re-location, job insecurity and distinctive behavioural patterns, which negatively affect employees’ personal lives further.…

    Hardback – 2009-04-06

  • Operations Management for Construction

    By Chris March

    Students studying construction management and related subjects need to have a broad understanding of the major aspects of controlling the building processes. Operations Management for Construction is one of three textbooks (Business Organisation, Operations Management and Finance Control) written…

    Paperback – 2009-02-09

  • Finance and Control for Construction

    By Chris March

    Drawing on a wealth of practical experience, both in the construction industry and teaching students, Chris March presents this study of construction management and the major aspects of controlling the building process. Covering the stages from the client's initiation, to the final handover of the…

    Paperback – 2009-02-09

  • Business Organisation for Construction

    By Chris March

    With a user-friendly style and a strong theoretical base, Business Organisation for Construction provides readers with the tools required to skillfully and successfully operate a business in today's construction industry. Arranged into three sections, Chris March explains: strategy and vision,…

    Paperback – 2009-02-09

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2008-10-10
    Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

  • Communication in Construction Teams

    By Stephen Emmitt, Christopher Gorse

    Construction teams are usually complex, interdisciplinary and temporary, and, as such, the need for effective communication is crucial. However, published data regarding the manner in which individuals interact within the temporary project team is scarce, with little other than anecdotal evidence…

    Hardback – 2006-08-17
    Spon Research

  • Environmental Management in Construction

    A Quantitative Approach

    By Heng Li, Zhen Chen

    Demands on the construction industry are changing, and it is now virtually essential for environmental management to be considered at all stages of a project. Many construction managers are finding a quantitative approach useful, and this book outlines four quantitative methods which can be applied…

    Hardback – 2006-05-17

  • Communication in Construction

    Theory and Practice

    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

  • Project Planning, and Control

    By David G. Carmichael

    Project management is widely used in the construction industry and is central to planning and controlling time, costs and resources. This book enables readers to perform more effectively, to understand project planning and control procedures and to gain an insight into the associated skills.…

    Hardback – 2005-12-14

  • Construction Collaboration Technologies

    An Extranet Evolution

    By Paul Wilkinson

    Since the late 1990s, web-based collaboration technologies (‘project extranets’) have become increasingly widely used within the UK construction industry and are now routinely deployed on the design and construction of thousands of projects. The first book dedicated to the topic, this…

    Paperback – 2005-08-23

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