Category Archives: Awaiting allocation

Books we have received for review, and for which we seek a reviewer. If you would like to volunteer, please let us know. Sometimes, this list contains more than a screenful of titles, so if “Older posts” appears at the foot of the page, do click on it to see the full list.

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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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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Bull, J W (2015) Life Cycle Costing: for the Analysis, Management and Maintenance of Civil Engineering Infrastructure. Dunbeath: Whittles Publishing.

Life Cycle Costing: for the Analysis, Management and Maintenance of Civil Engineering Infrastructure. By John W. Bull, Whittles Publishing, Dunbeath, 2015. 240 pp, ISBN 978-184995-148-7, £75 (hb) Publisher’s description: The key areas of life cycle cost analysis (LCCA) and whole … 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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Loosemore, M (2014) Innovation, strategy and risk in construction: turning serendipity into capability. London: Routledge.

Innovation, strategy and risk in construction: turning serendipity into capability. By Martin Loosemore, Routledge, London, 2014. ISBN 978-0-415-67599-4, £34.00 (pb) Publisher’s description: Innovation, Strategy and Risk in Construction integrates insights from business and government leaders with contemporary research, to help … Continue reading

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