Forbes, L H and Ahmed, S M (Eds) (2010) Modern construction: lean project delivery and integrated practices (Industrial Innovation series). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Modern construction: lean project delivery and integrated practices (Industrial Innovation series). By Lincoln H. Forbes and Syed M. Ahmed, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2010. 490pp, ISBN 978-1-4200-6312-7, US$130.

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Publisher’s description: During the past several decades, the manufacturing and service industries significantly increased their levels of productivity, quality, and profitability through the application of process improvement techniques and information technology. Unfortunately, the construction industry lags far behind in the application of performance improvement and optimization techniques, as well as its overall competitiveness. Written by Lincoln H. Forbes and Syed M. Ahmed, both highly regarded for leadership and innovation, Modern Construction: Lean Project Delivery and Integrated Practices offers cutting-edge lean tools and other productive strategies for the management of people and processes in the construction industry.

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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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