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People and Organizational Management in Construction, 2nd edition

Author(s): Shamil Naoum
Publication date: 24 May 2011
ISBN: 9780727741516
Stock level: In stock
£31.13 £41.50
People and Organizational Management in Construction, Second edition, applies management concepts to the construction industry, addressing the ways construction organizations can seek to improve their performance and effectiveness by understanding human and organizational behaviour. Using case studies and examples from the construction industry, th

Planning Major Projects

Author(s): Roger J. Allport
Publication date: 27 October 2010
ISBN: 9780727741103
Stock level: In stock
£56.81 £75.75
Planning Major Projects is a new, practical guide to developing resilient infrastructure and offers insight and guidance for planners seeking to deliver major projects on time, within budget and in line with operational goals. Planning Major Projects advocates a new approach for planning based on the author's international experience of working on

Strategic Risk: A Guide for Directors

Author(s): Actuarial Profession and Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication date: 05 May 2006
ISBN: 9780727734679
Stock level: Low stock
£53.44 £71.25
"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 enterprises can often be attributed to their successful management of strategic risk. Con

Handbook of Project Management Procedures

Author(s): Albert Hamilton
Publication date: 01 March 2004
ISBN: 9780727732583
Stock level: Low stock
£76.69 £102.25
The definitive guide presents a comprehensive set of step-by-step best practice procedures for managing any type of project from concept to completion. This is the book that everyone involved in projects has been waiting for, but until now has not been available. It is not academic. It is not of a general nature. This is the first, definitive, prac

Appraisal, Risk and Uncertainty

Author(s): Professor Nigel Smith, University of Leeds
Publication date: 28 November 2003
ISBN: 9780727731852
Stock level: Low stock
£29.25 £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 project and the risk and value decisions that have to be made. This book offe

Managing Innovation in Construction

Author(s): Martyn Jones and Mohammed Saad, University of West England
Publication date: 01 October 2003
ISBN: 9780727730022
Stock level: Low stock
£66.75 £89.00
This book investigates best practice across sectors of the economy and their transfers into the context of construction. It examines the development and diffusion of innovation to address adversarial relationships, and the fragmented processes and lack of customer focus, which still characterises much of the industry. It explains how constructio

Management of Procurement

Author(s): Denise Bower
Publication date: 01 August 2003
ISBN: 9780727732217
Stock level: Low stock
£28.50 £38.00
This invaluable book covers all aspects of procurement, from drafting and using contracts to procurement strategies for privately financed projects. It is written from a construction perspective, and uses examples from other industries where appropriate.This essential book offer presents guidance, explanations and case studies to help the reader co

Breakwaters, Coastal Structures and Coastlines

Author(s): ICE
Publication date: 20 February 2003
ISBN: 9780727730428
Stock level: Low stock
£92.63 £123.50
This volume presents the proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers' seventh internaional conference on coastlines, structures and breakwaters. The papers contained in the volume cover wide ranging advances in international research and experience in the field of coastal and harbour engineering.

Achieving Results: How to Create Value

Author(s): Roy Woodhead and James McCuish
Publication date: 01 January 2003
ISBN: 9780727731845
Stock level: Low stock
£41.10 £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 customers prefer their offerings to those presented by rivals. It's about

Managing Projects for Success: A Trilogy

Author(s): Hamilton, Consultant
Publication date: 01 January 2001
ISBN: 9780727734976
Stock level: Low stock
£83.81 £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 reader with specialist skills that can be immediately applied in practice and