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  1. Responsible Corporate Strategy in Construction and Engineering

    "Doing the Right Thing?"

    By Martin Loosemore, Florence Phua

    The role that communities have to play in the evolution and implementation of an effective strategy is often overlooked, despite the fact that it is becoming increasingly important and complex. This book addresses how consulting and contracting firms in the construction and engineering industries...

    Published September 7th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Mediation in the Construction Industry

    An International Review

    Edited by Penny Brooker, Suzanne Wilkinson

    Series: CIB

    The application of construction dispute procedures has changed dramatically in the last decade. This has resulted in an increased use of Alternative Dispute Resolution in many countries, and mediation in particular. Construction is one of the major industries using mediation, in the UK and in many...

    Published July 12th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Managing Interdisciplinary Projects

    A Primer for Architecture, Engineering and Construction

    By Stephen Emmitt

    Construction, architecture and engineering projects are complex undertakings, involving a temporary grouping of people and companies, with different agendas and experience, coming together to achieve a project goal. This book investigates the dynamics of the relationships between individuals...

    Published April 21st 2010 by Routledge

  4. Cost Studies of Buildings

    5th Edition

    This practical guide to cost studies of buildings has been updated and revised throughout for the 5th edition. New chapters have been added on the RICS New Rules of Measurement (NRM) for order of cost estimating and elemental cost planning, and on the procurement of construction projects....

    Published February 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  5. Understanding Organisational Culture in the Construction Industry

    By Vaughan Coffey

    Series: Spon Research

    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 January 25th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Construction Management

    Subcontractor Scopes of Work

    By Jason G Smith, Jimmie Hinze

    A single mistake, whether made during the bidding process or when executing a construction project, can potentially cost tens of thousands of dollars or more. Of course, the sooner mistakes are caught, the less costly they become. Based on the authors’ combined experience working on projects large...

    Published November 18th 2009 by CRC Press

  7. Performance Improvement in Construction Management

    Edited by Brian Atkin, Jan Borgbrant

    Series: Spon Research

    Novel research in construction management is often distant from existing practice. This collection of reviews serves to bridge this gap under three major themes: innovation, organisation and human behaviour, and methods and tools. It outlines a series of successful collaborative projects between...

    Published September 24th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Relational Contracting for Construction Excellence

    Principles, Practices and Case Studies

    By Albert P Chan, Daniel W Chan, John F Yeung

    Series: Spon Research

    Improved efficiency and effectiveness in the construction industry provide huge potential savings. Various forms of relational contracting such as partnering, alliancing, public private partnership (PPP), and joint venture are good examples of this. Relational Contracting for Construction...

    Published September 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  9. Refurbishment and Repair in Construction

    Edited by David Doran, James Douglas, Richard Pratley

    The nature of refurbishment and repair is markedly different from new-build work since it is necessary to work within the restraints of a pre-determined situation. First and foremost it is essential for those involved in this type of work to gain an intimate knowledge of the structure under...

    Published August 26th 2009 by CRC Press

  10. Rebuilding After Disasters

    From Emergency to Sustainability

    Edited by Gonzalo Lizarralde, Cassidy Johnson, Colin Davidson

    Disasters are not natural. Natural events such as earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, etc. become disasters because of the fragile relations that exist between the natural, human and built environments. Sadly, major disasters will always occur in towns and cities in the developing world where...

    Published August 6th 2009 by Routledge