Construction Project Teams: Making Them Work Profitably

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Thomas Telford, 1999 - Technology & Engineering - 222 pages
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This book addresses the important issues involved in forming effective and profitable teams for construction projects - both within and between client, design and construction firms. It is divided into two main sections. The first contains theories related to particular aspects of project teams, with key points illustrating their practical application. The second contains real and simulated building and civil engineering case studies, each concluding with corrective lessons to aid successful construction project team building.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Part 1
11
Joining the project team the business case 2 1
21
A construction project team its nature
33
A team of diverse people and cultures dealing with
60
A team of diverse disciplines and stakeholders
72
A team of diverse businesses meeting collective
85
A team as a temporary organization getting the right
103
the railway at Berzozil
129
Alminster Old Town Hall
148
the Ark Hammersmith London W6
157
Argent House
167
Kelso Day Centre a selfbuild scheme
176
Conclusion
187
Personal styles
195
References
215

A team as an information exchange communicating
115

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