Tag Archives: risk management

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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Chapman, R C (2014) The Rules of Project Risk Management: Implementation Guidelines for Major Projects. London: Gower.

The Rules of Project Risk Management: Implementation Guidelines for Major Projects. By Robert C Chapman, Gower, London, 2014. ISBN 978-1-4724-1195-2, £39.50 (hb) Publisher’s description: The evidence continues to grow that the effective management of risk is the very kernel of … Continue reading

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Free access article: Espinoza and Morris (2013)

Espinoza, D and Morris, J W F (2013) Decoupled NPV: a simple, improved method to value infrastructure investments. Construction Management and Economics, 31(5), 471-496 This paper is available for free download until 31 December 2013. Abstract: Despite its shortcomings, because … Continue reading

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Li, R Y M and Poon, S W (2013) Construction Safety. Dordrecht: Springer

Construction Safety. By Rita Yi Man Li and Sun Wah Poon, Springer, Dordrecht, 2013. 171 pp, ISBN 978-3-642-35045-0, £90.00 (hb) Publisher’s description: Provides an international perspective on construction safety measures in various places, e.g. New Zealand, US and Australia. Book … Continue reading

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6th International i-Rec Conference – Sustainable Post-Disaster Reconstruction: From Recovery to Risk Reduction

26-30 May 2013, Ascona, Switzerland Contact: i-recconference2013@supsi.ch http://i-recconference2013.ch

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CC2012: Creative Construction Conference

30 Jun – 2 Jul 2012, Budapest, Hungary Contact: Mikos Hajdu, hajdu.miklos@ybl.szie.hu http://www.cc2012.org

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ICCREM 2012: 10th International Conference on Construction and Real Estate Management

1-2 October 2012, Kansas City, USA Contact: Xiaolong Xue, iccrem@vip.163.com http://www.iccrem.com

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Bernold, L and AbouRizk, S (2011) Managing performance in construction. London: Wiley-Blackwell

Managing performance in construction. By Leonhard Bernold and Simaan AbouRizk, Wiley-Blackwell, London, 2011. 528pp, ISBN 978-0-470-17164-6, £85.00 (hb) Construction is the country’s single largest manufacturing industry. However, it is a sector that lacks benchmarks against which to gauge performance. This … Continue reading

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Cretu, O, Stewart, R B and Berends, T (2011) Risk management for design and construction. London: Wiley-Blackwell

Risk management for design and construction. By Ovidiu Cretu, Robert B. Stewart and Terry Berends, Wiley-Blackwell, London, 2011. 288pp, ISBN 978-0-470-63538-4, £85.00 (hb) The essential risk assessment guide for civil engineering, design, and construction. Risk management allows construction professionals to … Continue reading

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Book reviews published in 2007

Adamson, D M and Pollington, T (2006) Change in the construction industry: an account of the uk construction industry reform movement 1993–2003, London and New York: Routledge (Reviewed by Professor David Langford, Glasgow Caledonian University) DOI:10.1080/01446190600999071 Anumba, C J, Ugwu, … Continue reading

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