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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 21 new and published books in the subject of Construction & Heavy Industry — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. R&D Investment and Impact in the Global Construction Industry

    Edited by Keith Hampson, Judy A. Kraatz, Adriana X. Sanchez

    Series: CIB

    R&D Investment and Impact in the Global Construction Industry brings together contributions from leading industry researchers in a diverse group of countries to investigate the role of research and development (R&D) in the construction industry. Investment in R&D is a proven factor in...

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Business Policies in the Making (Routledge Revivals)

    Three Steel Companies Compared

    By Jonathan Boswell

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1983, this study investigates and compares three leading firms in the British iron and steel industry between 1914 and 1939, analysing their strategies, boardroom politics, and their responses to the problems posed by the Great War and by the vicissitudes of the 1920s and ‘30s....

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. An Economic History of the American Steel Industry

    By Robert P. Rogers

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This book provides a basic outline of the history of the American steel industry, a sector of the economy that has been an important part of the industrial system. The book starts with the 1830's, when the American iron and steel industry resembled the traditional iron producing sector that had...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Rebuilding Construction (Routledge Revivals)

    Economic Change in the British Construction Industry

    By Michael Ball

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1988, this book analyses the changes that took place in the economic organisation of the British construction industry throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, in particular considering its social and economic structure and examining the causes of its poor industrial record. Michael...

    Published October 18th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Architecture and Capitalism

    1845 to the Present

    Edited by Peggy Deamer

    Architecture and Capitalism tells a story of the relationship between the economy and architectural design. Eleven historians each discuss in brand new essays the time period they know best, looking at cultural and economic issues, which in light of current economic crises you will find have dealt...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Real Estate Economics

    A Point-to-Point Handbook

    By Nicholas G Pirounakis

    Series: Routledge Advanced Texts in Economics and Finance

    Real Estate Economics: A point-to-point handbook introduces the main tools and concepts of real estate (RE) economics. It covers areas such as the relation between RE and the macro-economy, RE finance, investment appraisal, taxation, demand and supply, development, market dynamics and price bubbles...

    Published December 13th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Change in the Construction Industry

    An Account of the UK Construction Industry Reform Movement 1993-2003

    By David M. Adamson, Anthony H. Pollington

    Series: Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks

    The UK construction industry is the sixth largest industry in the UK in terms of turnover. During the last decade, it has undergone an unprecedented period of self-examination, including input from most of the leaders of the major suppliers and clients as well as from leading politicians, civil...

    Published October 21st 2012 by Routledge

  8. Dissertation Research and Writing for Construction Students

    3rd Edition

    By S.G. Naoum

    User-friendly, easy to dip into guide for all Built Environment students Takes the reader from the stage of choosing a topic to writing a well-structured dissertation Best case practice illustrated with numerous examples, case studies and references. Dissertation Research and Writing for...

    Published July 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  9. Business-Government Relations in Prewar Japan

    By Peter von Staden

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    For the business and government relationship in Japan, the pre-war period was an era of considerable change. Framed by Japan’s nation-building efforts, the relationship adapted and evolved with the often fluid economic and political circumstances. As both business and government had vested...

    Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Lean Design Management

    Edited by Stephen Emmitt

    Series: Architectural Engineering and Design Management

    The fields of design management and lean construction appear to be developing independently. This volume brings together authors from four continents to argue that lean thinking should be integral to design management in the fields of architecture, engineering and construction (AEC). The...

    Published May 27th 2012 by Routledge