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  1. Integrated Management Systems for Construction

    Quality, Environment and Safety

    By Alan Griffith

    Integrated management systems (IMS) are an innovative way of handling the plethora of management functions and procedures that are applied throughout major construction projects. Contracting companies use management systems to shape and define the corporate arrangement of their business...

    Published December 12th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Modern Construction

    Lean Project Delivery and Integrated Practices

    By Lincoln H. Forbes, Syed M. Ahmed

    Series: Industrial Innovation Series

    During the past several decades, the manufacturing and service industries significantly increased their levels of productivity, quality, and profitability through the application of process improvement techniques and information technology. Unfortunately, the construction industry lags far behind...

    Published October 12th 2010 by CRC Press

  3. 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 6th 2010 by Routledge

  4. 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 11th 2010 by Routledge

  5. 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 20th 2010 by Routledge

  6. 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 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  7. 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 24th 2010 by Routledge

  8. 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 17th 2009 by CRC Press

  9. 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 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  10. 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 21st 2009 by Routledge