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Managing construction projects

Graham Winch

Managing construction projects

an information processing approach

by Graham Winch

  • 147 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Blackwell Pub. in Ames, Iowa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Building -- Superintendence,
  • Building -- Planning,
  • Communication of technical information

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGraham M. Winch.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH438 .W56 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23217952M
    ISBN 109781405184571
    LC Control Number2009016226

    A practical contribution to managing construction projects 14 The plan of the book 14 Summary 15 Case 1 The Channel Fixed Link 15 2 The Context of Construction Project Management 20 Introduction 20 The industry recipe for construction 21 National business systems in construction 24 The regulatory context 26File Size: KB. Managing Construction Projects is a unique and indispensible contribution to the available literature on construction project management. It will be of particular benefit to advanced students of construction and construction project management, as well as contractors and quantity surveyors.

      Dealing with such a multi-layered and fungible intangible as quality during the design and construction process is difficult for all parties involved. To the architect, quality means an appealing and enduring design, but to the builder, it means understandable documents that, when acted upon, lead to an enduring, well-made : Abdul Razzak Rumane. The QuickBooks Online Projects feature helps you organize, in one centralized location, all the pieces — that is, associated transactions, time spent, and necessary reports — that make up well, a project. And, the reports included in the Projects feature help you determine each project’s profitability and keep on top of unbilled time and [ ].

      Managing Construction Projects is a unique and indispensible contribution to the available literature on construction project management. It will be of particular benefit to advanced students of construction and construction project management, as well as contractors and quantity surveyors. Reviews of the First edition: "A massive review of the /5(4). To many program, project, or construction managers, a complex project seems to be a labyrinth with many hidden dangers. This book is a guide through that labyrinth. It explains best practices and provides insight so they cannot only identify hidden dangers but also effectively manage the constructio.


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