Essentials of Construction Project Management

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UNSW Press, 2003 - Business & Economics - 416 pages
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This book has been written as a text and reference for project management courses in both undergraduate and postgraduate building construction management courses, and quantity surveying, architecture and civil engineering programs. Its focus is on the application of important issues of project management in the construction industry.
 

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Contents

Definition and characteristics of a project
11
CHAPTER 3
44
CHAPTER 4
69
Culture shock
82
Programs for managing cultural diversity
98
Prepare a scope statement 203 Commissioning stage
110
Feasibility analysis 206 Conclusion
118
Develop a brief
129
Participatory management
276
Radical views
282
The identified causes of conflict
288
Reactive management strategies
296
the process
302
Conclusion
313
CHAPTER 15
319
Correlation of risk variables
343

Appointment of the design leader 210 Distinguishing between groups
136
Design process 216 The nature of groups
148
CHAPTER 227 The need for managerial support
155
Clients cost estimate 232 Conclusion
162
CHAPTERS 24 1 Group behaviour
168
Tasks performed by a contractor 22 Conclusion
175
Conclusion 23 Exercises
194
Introduction 265 Defining motivation
265
Exercises
365
Health and safety culture
371
Explaining the model of accident
377
Conclusion
386
References
392
Index
404
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