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  • The British Building Industry since 1800by Christopher Powell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 78.95

    This scholarly and well-researched study of the building industry documents the interplay of new materials and technologies, costs and the changing social and economic forces that affected the decision-making about our built environment over the last two centuries. The author provides a succinct and readable survey of the growth and development of... more...

  • Delay Analysis in Construction Contractsby P. John Keane; Anthony F. Caletka

    Wiley 2015; US$ 115.50 US$ 103.95

    The most significant unanticipated costs on many construction projects are the financial impacts associated with delay and disruption to the works. Assessing these, and establishing a causal link from each delay event to its effect, contractual liability and the damages experienced as a direct result of each event, can be difficult and complex. This... more...

  • Innovation in Constructionby Marcela Miozzo; Paul Dewick

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00

    The authors offer broad lessons for the systems of innovation approach and suggest that particular structures of ownership and management, and inter-organisational relations are responsible for variations in the economic performance of the construction industry in different European countries. The particular challenges posed by the adoption of sustainable... more...

  • The Commercial Real Estate Revolutionby Rex Miller; Dean Strombom; Mark Iammarino; Bill Black

    Wiley 2009; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.99

    As it currently operates, the commercial real estate construction industry is a disaster full of built-in waste. Seventy-percent of all projects end over budget and late. The buildingSMART Alliance estimates that up to fifty-percent of the process is consumed in waste. Almost every project includes massive hidden taxes in the form of delays, cost overruns,... more...

  • Janus Performance Management System, 2by Jon Warner

    HRD Press 2002; US$ 495.00

    Janus is a fully integrated suite of materials - paper-based or on-line - that will help individuals, teams, and whole organizations set effective performance goals, build competency standards, and conduct an effective appraisal. The system provided a comprehensive, step-by-step approach for both appraisees and appraisers, with training material, coaching... more...

  • Business and Constructionby Infobase Publishing

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 39.54

    Workers in the fields of green construction and business play an important role in the effort to conserve energy and protect the environment. Increasingly, new structures are built to standards that minimize environmental impact and utilize alternative forms of energy. Existing structures are also retrofitted to meet green standards. While new businesses... more...

  • China: Building for Joint Venturesby Anthony Walker; Denis Levett; Roger Flanagan

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1998; US$ 45.00

    Aimed to help foreign contributers to the Chinese economy; describes Chinese construction industry, how a joint venture can operate, specifically in terms of commissioning, designing and constructing the their buildings. more...

  • Betriebswirtschaft für Architekten und Bauingenieureby Dietmar Goldammer

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2012; US$ 30.83

    Für die erfolgreiche Führung eines Planungsbüros reicht es nicht aus, technisch perfekt zu sein. Architekten und Ingenieure in leitenden Positionen müssen auch die Verantwortung für den wirtschaftlichen Erfolg von Projekten übernehmen. Dazu ist es unerlässlich, dass sie die betriebswirtschafltichen Zusammenhänge kennen und Methoden und Werkzeuge zur... more...

  • Dimensionen der Sicherheitskulturby Hans-Jürgen Lange; Michaela Wendekamm; Christian Endreß

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 41.12

    Das Buch gibt einen Überblick über die vielfältigen Interpretationen der Sicherheitskultur innerhalb und zwischen den einzelnen Fachdisziplinen und fasst den aktuellen Stand der Sicherheitsforschung zusammen. Namhafte Experten erläutern in ihren Beiträgen die Konzepte, Anwendungsfelder und den Umgang mit Sicherheitskulturen in den Bereichen Kultur,... more...

  • Managing the Profitable Construction Businessby Thomas C. Schleifer; Kenneth T. Sullivan; John M. Murdough

    Wiley 2014; US$ 65.00 US$ 58.50

    Take control of your construction contracting business and manage it through the natural highs and lows of the construction market. Learn from a team of construction business veterans led by Thomas C. Schleifer, who is commonly referred to as a construction business "turnaround" expert due to the number of construction companies he has rescued... more...