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  1. Achieving Successful Construction Projects

    A Guide for Industry Leaders and Programme Managers

    By Ian Gardner

    Whether a construction project turns out to be successful or not has a lot to do with the clarity of the client’s objectives and how the client establishes and instils a culture throughout the project team. This book's focus is on defining and exploring those attributes of clients or organisations...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Measuring Construction

    Prices, Output and Productivity

    Edited by Rick Best, Jim Meikle

    Despite the size, complexity and importance of the construction industry, there has been little study to date which focuses on the challenge of drawing reliable conclusions from the available data. The accuracy of industry reports has an impact on government policy, the direction and outcomes of...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Construction Contracts

    Law and Management, 5th Edition

    By Will Hughes, Ronan Champion, John Murdoch

    The fifth edition of this bestselling textbook has been thoroughly revised to provide the most up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of the legislation, administration and management of construction contracts. It now includes comparisons of working with JCT, NEC3, and FIDIC contracts throughout....

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Understanding Organisational Culture in the Construction Industry

    By Vaughan Coffey

    Since the early 1980s, researchers and practitioners in the organisational and management fields have presumed a link between organisational, or corporate, culture and organisational performance. Whilst many believe this exists, other authors have been critical of the validity of such studies. Part...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Construction Supply Chain Economics

    By Kerry London

    This is the first comprehensive investigation of the industrial sourcing and procurement practices throughout sixty-eight construction industry supply channels across seven major commodity sectors at all levels. London presents real-world case studies to combine theory and practice to describe...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Construction Project Manager’s Pocket Book

    By Duncan Cartlidge

    Series: Routledge Pocket Books

    Construction project management requires a broad range of skills, from technical expertise to leadership, negotiation, team building and communication. This no–nonsense guide covers all of the essentials of the role, including: Pre-construction activities Design management and BIM...

    Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Leadership and Sustainability in the Built Environment

    Edited by Alex Opoku, Vian Ahmed

    Series: Spon Research

    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...

    Published February 5th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Soft Power of Construction Contracting Organisations

    Edited by Sai On Cheung, Peter Shek Pui Wong, Tak Wing Yiu

    Series: Spon Research

    Across the AEC industry, the non-technical skills possessed by organisations are key to their overall performance. In this study, the particular importance of optimising the so-called "soft power" of organisations, is addressed. Things like organisational culture, responsible corporate behaviour,...

    Published January 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Introduction to Construction Management

    By Fred Sherratt

    Management in the construction industry is a complex task, with team members often undertaking hazardous work, complying with stacks of regulations and legal requirements, and under the constant threat of plans going awry, however there is no need for all construction management textbooks to be so...

    Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Materials Science In Construction: An Introduction

    By Ash Ahmed, John Sturges

    Materials Science in Construction explains the science behind the properties and behaviour of construction's most fundamental materials (metals, cement and concrete, polymers, timber, bricks and blocks, glass and plaster). In particular, the critical factors affecting in situ materials are examined...

    Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge