Construction Management: Theory and Practice

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Download Construction Management: Theory and Practice written by Chris March in PDF format. This book is under the category Management and bearing the isbn/isbn13 number 1138694452/9781138694453. You may reffer the table below for additional details of the book.

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Specifications

book-author

Chris March

publisher

Routledge; 1st edition (30 Mar. 2017)

file-type

PDF

pages

478 pages

language

English

asin

B06XPL6SVZ

isbn10

1138694452

isbn13

9781138694453


Book Description

Construction Management: Theory and Practice (PDF) is a comprehensive ebook for budding construction managers. The range of coverage makes the textbook essential reading for students studying management courses in all construction related disciplines and ideal reading for those with non-cognate degrees studying construction management masters courses; giving them a very broad base of understanding about the industry.

Part 1 outlines the main industry players and their roles in relation to the Construction Manager.

Part 2 covers management theory; leadership and team working strategies.

Part 3 details financial aspects including: sources of finance; appraisal and estimating; construction economics; whole life costing and life cycle analysis; bidding and tendering as well as procurement methods; types of contracts and project costing.

Part 4 covers construction operations management and issues such as supply chain management; health and safety; waste; quality and environmental management.

Part 5 covers issues such as marketing; strategy; HRM; health; stress and well-being.

Part 6 concludes the book with reflections on the future of the industry in relation to the environment and sustainability and the role of the industry and its managers.

The ebook keeps the discussion of current hot topics such as sustainability; building information modelling (BIM); and health and well-being included throughout and is packed with useful tables;  figures and case studies from industry.

 

Additional information

book-author

Chris March

publisher

Routledge; 1st edition (30 Mar. 2017)

file-type

PDF

pages

478 pages

language

English

asin

B06XPL6SVZ

isbn10

1138694452

isbn13

9781138694453

Table of contents


Table of contents :
IntroductionPart 1: The Players1. The Main ParticipatorsPart 2: So you want to be a leader?: Management theory, Leadership and Team Building2. Pioneers of Management Theory3. Leadership4. Team or Group WorkingPart 3: Finance and Control5. Sources of Finance6. Valuation and Development Appraisal7. Introduction to Design Economics8. Approximate Estimating9. Whole Life Costing (WLC) and Life Cycle Analysis (LCA)10. Value Management or Engineering11. Procurement Methods and Types of Contract12. Standard Method of Measurement and Bills of Quantities13. Estimating and Tendering Procedures14. Bidding Strategies15. Purchasing16. Post Contract Cost Control17. Interim Valuations, Claims and Variations18. Post Contract Cost SystemsPart 4: Operations Management19. Site Organisation20. Contract Planning21. Health and Safety22. Waste Management23. Stock Control and Management24. Supply Chain Management25. Quality ManagementPart 5: Business Management26. Organisations27. Strategic Planning28. Marketing29. Human Resources Management30. Risk Analysis and ManagementPart 6: Postscript: Environment and Sustainability31. Sustainability and the Environment

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