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New and Published Books

  1. 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 April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Modern Construction Economics

    Theory and Application

    Edited by Gerard de Valence

    Traditional building economics has primarily been concerned with issues around project appraisal and cost management techniques. On the other hand, modern construction economics has a wider focus with stronger links to mainstream economics, reflecting an increased interest in a range of...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Creating Smart-er Cities

    Edited by Mark Deakin

    Drawing upon the smart experiences of "world class" cities in North America, Canada and Europe, this book provides the evidence to show how entrepreneurship-based and market-dependent representations of knowledge production are now being replaced with a community of policy makers, academic leaders,...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. From Intelligent to Smart Cities

    Edited by Mark Deakin, Husam Al Waer

    The concept of smart cities offers a revolutionary vision of urban design for sustainability. Utilizing the intelligent application of new technologies, smart cities also incorporate considerations of social and environmental capital in order to transform the life and work of cities. This book...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Building Capitalism (Routledge Revivals)

    Historical Change and the Labour Process in the Production of Built Environment

    By Linda Clarke

    First published in 1992, this Routledge Revival sees the reissue of a truly original exploration of the nature of urbanization and capitalism. Linda Clarke’s vital work argues that: Urbanization is a product of the social human labour engaged in building as well as a concentration of the labour...

    Published November 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  10. Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management in Construction

    An International Perspective

    Edited by Edward Davies, Peter Fenn, Michael O'Shea

    Series: CIB

    Many construction conflicts and disputes are not limited to particular jurisdictions or cultures, but are increasingly becoming common across the industry worldwide. This book is an invaluable guide to international construction law, written by a team of experts and focusing on the following...

    Published December 2nd 2011 by Routledge