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About Will

Professor of Construction Management and Economics, University of Reading, UK. Editor-in-Chief, Construction Management and Economics. Programme Director for MSc Construction in Emerging Economies and MSc Construction Management. School Director of Postgraduate Teaching Programmes.

Robinson, H, Symonds, B, Gilbertson, B and Ilozor, B (2015) Design Economics for the Built Environment: Impact of Sustainability on Project Evaluation. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons.

Design Economics for the Built Environment: Impact of Sustainability on Project Evaluation. By Herbert Robinson, Barry Symonds, Barry Gilbertson and Ben Ilozor, John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, 2015. 432 pp, ISBN 978-0-470-65909-0, £75 (pb) Publisher’s description: The drive towards environmentally … Continue reading

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Leung, M-y, Chan, I Y S and Cooper, C L (2015) Stress Management in the Construction Industry. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons.

Stress Management in the Construction Industry. By Mei-Yung Leung, I Y S C, Cary L Cooper,, John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, 2015. 280 pp, ISBN 978-1-118-45641-5, £80 (hb) Publisher’s description: This systematic review of stress management in construction will help … Continue reading

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Cheung, S O, Wong, P S P and Yiu, T W (2015) The Soft Power of Construction Contracting Organisations. Oxford: Spon Research.

The Soft Power of Construction Contracting Organisations. By Sai on Cheung, Peter Shek Pui Wong and Tak Wing Yiu, Spon Research, Oxford, 2015. ISBN 978-1-13-880528-6, £95 (hb) Publisher’s description: Across the AEC industry, the non-technical skills possessed by organisations are … Continue reading

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Kelly, J, Male, S and Graham, D (2014) Value Management of Construction Projects. 2nd ed. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons.

Value Management of Construction Projects, 2nd ed ed. By John Kelly, Steven Male and Drummond Graham, John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, 2014. 568 pp, ISBN 978-1-118-35123-9, £49.95 (pb) Publisher’s description: Value Management is a philosophy, set of principles and a … Continue reading

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Best, R and Meikle, J (2015) Measuring Construction: Prices, Output and Productivity. Oxford: Routledge.

Measuring Construction: Prices, Output and Productivity. By Rick Best and Jim Meikle, Routledge, Oxford, 2015. 272 pp, ISBN 978-0-415-65937-6, £95 (hb) Publisher’s description: Despite the size, complexity and importance of the construction industry, there has been little study to date … Continue reading

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Portman, J (2014) Building Services Design Management. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons.

Building Services Design Management. By Jackie Portman, John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, 2014. 270 pp, ISBN 978-1-118-52812-9, £42.50 (hb) Publisher’s description: Building services refers to the equipment and systems that contribute to controlling the internal environment to make it safe … Continue reading

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Wilkinson, S J, Remoy, H and Langston, C (2014) Sustainable Building Adaptation: Innovations in Decision-making. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons.

Sustainable Building Adaptation: Innovations in Decision-making. By Sara Wilkinson, Hilde Remoy and Craig Langston, John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, 2014. 294 pp, ISBN 978-1-118-47710-6, £77.50 (hb) Publisher’s description: How to adapt existing building stock is a problem being addressed by … Continue reading

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Orstavik, F, Dainty, A R J and Abbott, C, (Eds.) (2015) Construction Innovation. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons.

Construction Innovation. Edited by Finn Orstavik, Andrew Dainty and Carl Abbott, John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, 2015. 224 pp ISBN 978-1-118-65553-5, £89.95 (hb) Construction innovation is an important but contested concept, both in industry practice and academic reflection and research. … Continue reading

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Alderman, N, Ivory, C, Mcloughlin, I and Vaughan, R (2014) Managing complex projects: networks, knowledge and innovation. London: Routledge.

Managing complex projects: networks, knowledge and innovation. By Neil Alderman, Chris Ivory, Ian Mcloughlin and Roger Vaughan, Routledge, London, 2014. 154 pp, ISBN 978-0-415-29958-9, £80 (hb) Concerned with the management of complex long-term engineering projects, this important volume, of great … Continue reading

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Price, M (2014) The Single-Minded Project: Ensuring the Pace of Progress. Farnham: Gower.

The Single-Minded Project: Ensuring the Pace of Progress. By Martin Price, Gower, Farnham, 2014. 220 pp, ISBN 978-1-4724-2996-4, £58.50 (hb) Publisher’s description: The behaviour of people and their organisation are the primary drivers of a project’s pace of progress. Methodology, … Continue reading

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