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Smyth, H, (Ed.) (2011) Managing the professional practice in the built environment. London: Wiley-Blackwell

Managing the professional practice in the built environment Edited by Hedley Smyth, Wiley-Blackwell, London, 2011. ISBN 978-1-4051-9975-9, £49.99 (pb) Publisher’s description: The emphasis here is to explore the key issues influencing the culture, strategies and management operations of professional practices. … Continue reading

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Tijhuis, W and Fellows, R (2011) Culture in international construction. London: Spon Press

Culture in international construction. By Wilco Tijhuis and Richard Fellows, Spon Press, London, 2011. 224pp, ISBN 978-0-415-47275-3, £65.00 (hb) Despite the wide range of technologies involved, the construction industry still relies heavily on one old-fashioned component: the human. The clients, … Continue reading

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Green, S D (2011) Making sense of construction improvement. London: Wiley-Blackwell

Making sense of construction improvement. By Stuart Green, Wiley-Blackwell, London, 2011. 392pp, ISBN 978-1-4051-3046-2, £45.00 (hb) The book sets out deliberately to challenge current directions in construction management, confronting the assumption that knowledge is uni-dimensional and accumulative. It is argued … Continue reading

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