Naoum, S G (2010) People and organizational management in construction. 2nd ed. London: Thomas Telford

People and organizational management in construction By Shamil G Naoum, Thomas Telford, London, 2010. ISBN 9780727740960, £27.00 (pb)

Publisher’s description: People and Organizational Management in Construction, Second edition, applies management concepts to the construction industry, addressing the ways construction organizations can seek to improve their performance and effectiveness by understanding human and organizational behaviour. Using case studies and examples from the construction industry, this guide blends management concepts and theories with practice to explain the interactions between people at work, the management and the external environment, an understanding of which is essential for an organization’s success. In this second edition, greater attention has been given to the affect of the external environment on strategic decisions; evaluating organizational strategy designs and cultures; features affecting leadership style; and motivation and job satisfaction.

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About Will

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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