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  1. Ethnographic Research in the Construction Industry

    Edited by Sarah Pink, Dylan Tutt, Andrew Dainty

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The construction industry as a workplace is commonly seen as problematic for a number of reasons, including its worrying health and safety record, the instability of its workforce, and the poorly regulated nature of the sector. It is surprising therefore, that the sector and its working practices...

    To Be Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Human Resource Management in Construction

    Critical Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Andrew Dainty, Martin Loosemore

    The construction sector is one of the most complex and problematic arenas within which to manage people. As a result, the applicability of much mainstream human resource management (HRM) theory to this industry is limited. Indeed, the operational realities faced by construction organizations mean...

    Published June 12th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Employee Resourcing in the Construction Industry

    Strategic Considerations and Operational Practice

    By Ani Raiden, Andrew Dainty, Richard Neale

    Series: Spon Research

    Construction is one of the most challenging industrial environments for effective people management. It is characterised by geographically dispersed projects, production-oriented management styles, long working hours, high levels of staff turnover and employment practices grounded in the...

    Published March 6th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Corporate Social Responsibility in the Construction Industry

    Edited by Michael Murray, Andrew Dainty

    The construction process, right through from planning and design to use and demolition, has a major impact on society. Traditionally, concern has been focused on its environmental impact and the quest for sustainability, but this has now extended into the wider remit of Corporate Social...

    Published August 28th 2008 by Routledge

  5. People and Culture in Construction

    A Reader

    Edited by Andrew Dainty, Stuart Green, Barbara Bagilhole

    Series: Spon Research

    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...

    Published February 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    Published January 20th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Human Resource Management in Construction Projects

    Strategic and Operational Approaches

    By Martin Loosemore, Andrew Dainty, Helen Lingard

    Although construction is one of the most labour-intensive industries, people management issues are given inadequate attention. Furthermore, the focus of attention with regards to HR has been on the strategic aspects of HRM function - yet most problems and operational issues arise on projects. To...

    Published January 30th 2003 by Routledge

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