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Professor of Construction Management and Economics, University of Reading, UK Editor-in-Chief, Construction Management and Economics Programme Director MSc Construction in Emerging Economies Programme Director MSc Construction Management School Director of Postgraduate Teaching Programmes

Then, D S-S and Hee, T T (2013) Facilities management and the business of managing assets. London: Routledge.

Facilities management and the business of managing assets. By Danny Shiem-Shin Then and Tan Teng Hee, Routledge, London, 2013. 136 pp, ISBN 978-0-415-27494-4, £39.99 (hb) Publisher’s description: The importance of facilities management to the effective operation of all businesses is … Continue reading

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Yao, R, (Ed.) (2013) Design and Management of Sustainable Built Environments. London: Springer-Verlag.

Design and Management of Sustainable Built Environments. Edited by Runming Yao, Springer-Verlag, London, 2013. 432 pp ISBN 978-1-4471-4781-7, £153 (hb) Publisher’s description: Climate change is believed to be a great challenge to built environment professionals in design and management. An … Continue reading

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Salkeld, D (2013) Project Risk Analysis: Techniques for Forecasting Funding Requirements, Costs and Timescales. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

Project Risk Analysis: Techniques for Forecasting Funding Requirements, Costs and Timescales. By Derek Salkeld, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, 2013. 310 pp, ISBN 978-0-566-09186-5, £70 (hb) Publisher’s description: Projects overspend and overrun. Business cases perform less well than expected. Managers tighten their grip … Continue reading

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Ross, A and Williams, P (2013) Financial Management in Construction Contracting. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

Financial Management in Construction Contracting. By Andrew Ross and Peter Williams, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, 2013. 456 pp, ISBN 978-1-4051-2506-2, £39.99 (pb) Publisher’s description: This authoritative text provides a detailed insight into how construction companies manage their finances at both corporate and … Continue reading

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Ochieng, E, Price, A and Moore, D (2013) Management of Global Construction Projects. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Management of Global Construction Projects. By Edward Ochieng, Andrew Price and David Moore, Palgrave Macmillan, London, 2013. 352 pp, ISBN 9780230303218, £34.99 (pb) Publisher’s description: Examines key issues for students and professionals interested in and working with global construction project … Continue reading

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Malina, M (2013) Delivering Sustainable Buildings: An Industry Insider’s View. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

Delivering Sustainable Buildings: An Industry Insider’s View. By Mike Malina, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, 2013. 282 pp, ISBN 978-1-4051-9417-4, £55.00 (pb) Publisher’s description: The UK government has committed to reducing the nation’s carbon emissions by 80% by 2050. Buildings currently use almost … Continue reading

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Lowe, D (2013) Commercial Management: Theory and Practice. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

Commercial Management: Theory and Practice. By David Lowe, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, 2013. 528 pp, ISBN 978-1-4051-2468-3, £37.50 (pb) Publisher’s description: Commercial Management: theory and practice defines the role of commercial management within project-oriented organisations, providing a framework for and helping to … Continue reading

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Jonasson, H I and Ingason, H T (2013) Project Ethics. Aldershot: Gower.

Project Ethics. By Haukur Ingi Jonasson and Helgi Thor Ingason, Gower, Aldershot, 2013. 156 pp, ISBN 978-1-4094-1096-6, £28.50 (pb) Publisher’s description: How relevant is ethics to project management? The book – which aims to demystify the field of ethics for … Continue reading

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Godwin, W (2013) International Construction Contracts: A Handbook. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

International Construction Contracts: A Handbook. By William Godwin, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, 2013. 222 pp, ISBN 978-0-470-65572-6, £49.95 (pb) Publisher’s description: Many large construction projects, such as those in the Middle East or Asia Pacific, are international in scope with a range … Continue reading

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Dalcher, D, (Ed.) (2014) Advances in Project Management: Narrated Journeys in Unchartered Territory. London: Gower.

Advances in Project Management: Narrated Journeys in Unchartered Territory. Edited by Darren Dalcher, Gower, London, 2014. 260 pp ISBN 978-1-4724-2913-1, £65.00 (hb) Publisher’s description: On the evidence of the authors of this book, there is a sea change coming. That change … Continue reading

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