The Practise of Construction Management (4th Revised edition)

The Practise of Construction Management (4th Revised edition)

By: Christopher Gorse (author), Barry Fryer (author), Robert Ellis (author), Charles Egbu (author)Paperback

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Description

This book offers construction managers and students a readable account of management ideas and practices, concentrating particularly on the human side of construction management. It pulls together what has been learned both from management practice and research, and summarises the main themes and trends. The text has been substantially revised to reflect the latest management thinking and to include new sections on communication, conflict management and managing innovation.

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Contents

The development of management thinking; Managers and their jobs; Organisation; Leadership; Communication; Conflict and conflict management; Individuals, group behaviour and teamwork; Motivation and human performance; Conflict; Problem--solving and decision--making; Managing change; Value and risk management; Managing innovation in construction; Managing supply chains and construction networks; Human Resources Management; Recruitment and staff development; Health and safety; Industrial relations; Managing quality and environmental impact

Product Details

  • publication date: 19/07/2004
  • ISBN13: 9781405111102
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 368
  • ID: 9781405111102
  • weight: 586
  • ISBN10: 1405111100
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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