Construction Management in Practice

Construction Management in Practice

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English
392 Pages

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While most construction management books are project based, this book looks at management principles and techniques applied to the day-to-day problems facing a business in the construction industry.

It covers:

  • Business strategy
  • Industrial relations
  • Health and safety
  • Managing people
  • Financial management
  • Quantitative methods

The text includes end of chapter review questions and a range of illustrative examples.

Since the book was first written in 1982 much has changed. The Second Edition has been thoroughly revised and takes account of the increased globalisation of construction, the move from public to private sector work, the drive for productivity, changing procurement methods, new emphasis on life cycle costing and much more.

It will provide a valuable text for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in construction management, surveying and civil engineering as well as offering useful insights for practitioners undertaking CPD activities.

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Published 06 May 2009
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EAN13 9781444314304
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Language English

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While most construction management books are project based, this book looks at management principles and techniques applied to the day-to-day problems facing a business in the construction industry.
It covers:
  • Business strategy
  • Industrial relations
  • Health and safety
  • Managing people
  • Financial management
  • Quantitative methods
The text includes end of chapter review questions and a range of illustrative examples.
Since the book was first written in 1982 much has changed. The
Second Edition has been thoroughly revised and takes account of the increased globalisation of construction, the move from public to private sector work, the drive for productivity, changing procurement methods, new emphasis on life cycle costing and much more.
It will provide a valuable text for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in construction management, surveying and civil engineering as well as offering useful insights for practitioners undertaking CPD activities.