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Strategic Risk: A Guide for Directors

Author(s): Actuarial Profession and Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication Date: May 2006
ISBN: 9780727734679
Stock level: In stock
£58.44 £73.05

"Reading this report will make company directors think hard - and few will decide to ignore its cogent and direct advice" - Dr Martin Barnes, Executive Director, The Major Projects Association and President, The Association for Project Management The success of enterpris...

Payment under the Construction Contracts Legislation

Author(s): Roderick Pettigrew, Heating and Ventilating Contractors' Association
Publication Date: November 2004
ISBN: 9780727730008
Stock level: Low stock
£67.80 £84.75

This is an authoritative and up-to-date review of current construction industry payment practices under Part II of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 for the construction industry. It provides clear and practical guidance on some of the key features ...

Appraisal, Risk and Uncertainty

Author(s): Professor Nigel Smith, University of Leeds
Publication Date: November 2003
ISBN: 9780727731852
Stock level: Low stock
£31.20 £39.00

Projects need to achieve strategic goals and to that end must work in different levels of uncertainty. Engineers must be aware of methods to operate in ambiguous situations. Project promoters, project managers and consultants should understand the formative stages of each pro...

Achieving Results: How to Create Value

Author(s): Roy Woodhead and James McCuish
Publication Date: January 2003
ISBN: 9780727731845
Stock level: Low stock
£43.84 £54.80

A company’s ability to quickly adapt to the changing demands and requirements of its customers has become an essential requirement for it’s long-term survival. Managers must not limit their thinking to ‘just’ the product or project’s value but more importantly what will make ...

Managing Projects for Success: A Trilogy

Author(s): Hamilton, Consultant
Publication Date: January 2001
ISBN: 9780727734976
Stock level: Low stock
£89.40 £111.75

Managing Projects for success is a 'how to do it' book of considerable value to practitioners and students alike. It provides the challenge of theory application through a series of exercises and is comprehensively illustrated. Managing Projects for Success equips the re...

Site Management for Engineers

Author(s): Trevor Holroyd, Consulting Engineer
Publication Date: May 1999
ISBN: 9780727727367
Stock level: Low stock
£35.80 £44.75

Newly qualified engineers often find that the skills required when they enter the workplace are different from the skills they learnt throughout their education and training. This may result in them feeling disadvantaged in a world of work which is strictly commercial. This b...

Construction Project Management: Getting it Right First Time

Author(s): John Woodward, Consultant
Publication Date: April 1997
ISBN: 9780727725578
Stock level: Low stock
£45.80 £57.25

'Its breadth and depth commend it to everybody who needs to refresh, or extend their knowledge of the subject…It covers the full range of techniques from the hard basics of network analysis to the softer but vital human aspects. It centres upon the management of construction ...

Management Decisions for Engineers

Author(s): James Parkin, University of Technology, Sydney
Publication Date: May 1996
ISBN: 9780727725011
Stock level: Low stock
£44.00 £55.00

Decision making is at the heart of managing. It is the retraceable expression of the process of organizing. Good decisions produce good outcomes for both the organization and the manager, and careers May be made or broken by a single decision. This book is a guide, designe...

Practical Risk Management in the Construction Industry

Author(s): L Edwards, Scott Wilson Kirkpatrick
Publication Date: May 1995
ISBN: 9780727720641
Stock level: Low stock
£33.96 £42.45

Until now there has been little information available to engineers to help them assimilate quickly the basic theories and practice of risk management; nor has information been widely available on the risk assessments actually produced and the risk management undertaken by thos...

NEC4: The Role of the Supervisor

Author(s): Bronwyn Mitchell and Barry Trebes
Publication Date: October 2017
ISBN: 9780727763556
Stock level: In stock
£41.40 £51.75

NEC Roles and Responsibilities is a series of books that provide a practical guide to the key roles in the NEC4 suite of contracts. Each title offers useful guidance and practical tips, and describes the technical information and behavioural traits that are needed to fulfil...