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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) Click here to buy this book on Amazon Publisher’s description: Despite the size, complexity and importance of the construction … 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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Klee, L (2015) International Construction Law. Oxford: Wiley Blackwell.

International Construction Law. By Lukas Klee, Wiley Blackwell, Oxford, 2015. 534 pp, ISBN 978-1-118-71790-5, £75 (hb) Publisher’s description: Large international construction projects often have a range of major contractors, subcontractors and consultants based in different parts of the world and … Continue reading

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Ross, A and Williams, P (2013) Financial Management in Construction Contracting. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

Financial Management in Construction Contracting. By Andrew Ross and Peter Williams, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, 2013. 456 pp, ISBN 978-1-4051-2506-2, £39.99 (pb) Publisher’s description: This authoritative text provides a detailed insight into how construction companies manage their finances at both corporate and … Continue reading

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Malina, M (2013) Delivering Sustainable Buildings: An Industry Insider’s View. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

Delivering Sustainable Buildings: An Industry Insider’s View. By Mike Malina, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, 2013. 282 pp, ISBN 978-1-4051-9417-4, £55.00 (pb) Publisher’s description: The UK government has committed to reducing the nation’s carbon emissions by 80% by 2050. Buildings currently use almost … Continue reading

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Lowe, D (2013) Commercial Management: Theory and Practice. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

Commercial Management: Theory and Practice. By David Lowe, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, 2013. 528 pp, ISBN 978-1-4051-2468-3, £37.50 (pb) Publisher’s description: Commercial Management: theory and practice defines the role of commercial management within project-oriented organisations, providing a framework for and helping to … Continue reading

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Jonasson, H I and Ingason, H T (2013) Project Ethics. Aldershot: Gower.

Project Ethics. By Haukur Ingi Jonasson and Helgi Thor Ingason, Gower, Aldershot, 2013. 156 pp, ISBN 978-1-4094-1096-6, £28.50 (pb) Publisher’s description: How relevant is ethics to project management? The book – which aims to demystify the field of ethics for … Continue reading

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Godwin, W (2013) International Construction Contracts: A Handbook. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

International Construction Contracts: A Handbook. By William Godwin, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, 2013. 222 pp, ISBN 978-0-470-65572-6, £49.95 (pb) Publisher’s description: Many large construction projects, such as those in the Middle East or Asia Pacific, are international in scope with a range … Continue reading

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Dalcher, D, (Ed.) (2014) Advances in Project Management: Narrated Journeys in Unchartered Territory. London: Gower.

Advances in Project Management: Narrated Journeys in Unchartered Territory. Edited by Darren Dalcher, Gower, London, 2014. 260 pp ISBN 978-1-4724-2913-1, £65.00 (hb) Publisher’s description: On the evidence of the authors of this book, there is a sea change coming. That change … 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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