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Salkeld, D (2013) Project Risk Analysis: Techniques for Forecasting Funding Requirements, Costs and Timescales. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
Project Risk Analysis: Techniques for Forecasting Funding Requirements, Costs and Timescales. By Derek Salkeld, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, 2013. 310 pp, ISBN 978-0-566-09186-5, £70 (hb) Publisher’s description: Projects overspend and overrun. Business cases perform less well than expected. Managers tighten their grip … Continue reading
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
Construction Safety. By Rita Yi Man Li and Sun Wah Poon, Springer, Dordrecht, 2013. 171 pp, ISBN 978-3-642-35045-0, £90.00 (hb) Publisher’s description: Provides an international perspective on construction safety measures in various places, e.g. New Zealand, US and Australia. Book … Continue reading
6th International i-Rec Conference – Sustainable Post-Disaster Reconstruction: From Recovery to Risk Reduction
Managing performance in construction. By Leonhard Bernold and Simaan AbouRizk, Wiley-Blackwell, London, 2011. 528pp, ISBN 978-0-470-17164-6, £85.00 (hb) Construction is the country’s single largest manufacturing industry. However, it is a sector that lacks benchmarks against which to gauge performance. This … Continue reading
Cretu, O, Stewart, R B and Berends, T (2011) Risk management for design and construction. London: Wiley-Blackwell
Risk management for design and construction. By Ovidiu Cretu, Robert B. Stewart and Terry Berends, Wiley-Blackwell, London, 2011. 288pp, ISBN 978-0-470-63538-4, £85.00 (hb) The essential risk assessment guide for civil engineering, design, and construction. Risk management allows construction professionals to … Continue reading
Adamson, D M and Pollington, T (2006) Change in the construction industry: an account of the uk construction industry reform movement 1993–2003, London and New York: Routledge (Reviewed by Professor David Langford, Glasgow Caledonian University) DOI:10.1080/01446190600999071 Anumba, C J, Ugwu, … Continue reading