Atkin, B and Borgbrant, J (2009) Performance improvement in construction management. London: Spon Press.

Performance improvement in construction management. Edited by Brian Atkin and Jan Borgbrant, Spon Press, London, 2009. 330pp, ISBN 978-0-415-54598-3, £80 (hb)

Novel research in construction management is often distant from existing practice. This collection of reviews serves to bridge this gap under three major themes: innovation, organisation and human behaviour, and methods and tools. It outlines a series of successful collaborative projects between industry and the academic and research communities. Many of the authors have worked in technology transfer, as change agents, resolving industrially-relevant problems by using scientifically-based research.

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Professor of Construction Management and Economics, University of Reading, UK. Editor-in-Chief, Construction Management and Economics (1992-2016). Programme Director, MSc Construction Management. School Director of Postgraduate Teaching Programmes.
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