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Innovation in Construction

An International Review of Public Policies

Edited by Andre Manseau, George Seaden

Routledge – 2001 – 432 pages

Series: CIB

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    978-0-415-25478-6
    May 24th 2001

Description

How can innovation in the construction industry be strengthened? What instruments and approaches are being used by governments to promote it? What works and under what circumstances? These key questions have profound implications. This book presents a framework for the analysis of innovation models and systems in construction and an international comparison of these systems, with a focus on their application in practical policy development.

Contents

Preface. Chapter 1. Introduction. Chapter 2. Analytical Framework. Chapter 3. International Practice in Construction Innovation Systems. Chapter 4. Argentina. Chapter 5. Australia. Chapter 6. Brazil. Chapter 7. Canada. Chapter 8. Chile. Chapter 9. Denmark. Chapter 10. Finland. Chapter 11. France. Chapter 12. Germany. Chapter 13. Japan. Chapter 14. Portugal. Chapter 15. The Netherlands. Chapter 16. South Africa. Chapter 17. United Kingdom. Chapter 18. USA. Chapter 19. Public Policy Context and Trends. Chapter 20. Conclusion. Chapter 21. Keyword Index. Chapter 22. Bibliography.

Name: Innovation in Construction: An International Review of Public Policies (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Andre Manseau, George Seaden. How can innovation in the construction industry be strengthened? What instruments and approaches are being used by governments to promote it? What works and under what circumstances? These key questions have profound implications. This book presents a...
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