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Mubarak, S A (2010) Construction project scheduling and control (CourseSmart) Second Edition. London: Wiley-Blackwell

Construction project scheduling and control (CourseSmart) 2nd Edition By Saleh a Mubarak, Wiley-Blackwell, London, 2010. ISBN 978-0-470-50533-5, £63.75 (hb) Publisher’s description: No matter how large or small the construction project, an efficient, well–thought–out schedule is crucial to achieving success. The … Continue reading

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Uher, T and Zantis, A (2011) Programming and scheduling techniques. London: Spon Press

Programming and scheduling techniques. By Thomas Uher and Adam Zantis, Spon Press, London, 2011. 286pp, ISBN  978-0-415-60169-6, 24 (pb) Planning is an important management function and its effective execution is crucial to ensure the success of any project. This second edition … Continue reading

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Book reviews published in 2011

Brooker, P and Wilkinson, S, (Eds.) (2010) Mediation in the construction industry: an international review. London: Spon Press. (Reviewed by Peter Fenn, University of Manchester) DOI:10.1080/01446193.2011.602353 Brooker, P and Wilkinson, S, (Eds.) (2010) Mediation in the construction industry: an international … Continue reading

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Book reviews published in 2009

Akintoye, A and Beck, M (Eds) (2009) Policy, management and finance for public-private partnerships, Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell. (Reviewed by Roine Leiringer, University of Reading) DOI: 10.1080/01446190902912301 Alshawi, M (2007) Rethinking IT in construction and engineering: organizational readiness, London: Taylor & Francis. … Continue reading

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Sullivan, G, Barthorpe, S and Robbins, S (2010) Managing construction logistics. London: Wiley-Blackwell

Managing construction logistics. By Gary Sullivan, Stephen Barthorpe and Stephen Robbins, Wiley-Blackwell, London, 2010. 304pp, ISBN 978-1-4051-5124-5, £49.99 (hb) Every major industry except construction uses logistics to improve its bottom line… Poor logistics is costing the construction industry at least … Continue reading

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