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Appraisal, Risk and Uncertainty

Author(s): Professor Nigel Smith, University of Leeds
Publication Date: November 2003
ISBN: 9780727731852
Stock level: Low stock
£35.25

Projects need to achieve strategic goals and to that end must work in different levels of uncertainty. Engineers must be aware of methods to operate in ambiguous situations. Project promoters, project managers and consultants should understand the formative stages of each pro...

Achieving Results: How to Create Value

Author(s): Roy Woodhead and James McCuish
Publication Date: January 2003
ISBN: 9780727731845
Stock level: Low stock
£49.75

A company’s ability to quickly adapt to the changing demands and requirements of its customers has become an essential requirement for it’s long-term survival. Managers must not limit their thinking to ‘just’ the product or project’s value but more importantly what will make ...

How Buildings Add Value for Clients

Author(s): Construction Industry Council
Publication Date: July 2002
ISBN: 9780727731289
Stock level: Low stock
£49.75

The benefits delivered by well-designed business premises are often intangible and thus overlooked in favour of low cost solutions. Current market-based approaches to property valuations frequently neglect to take account of the costs and benefits that can accrue through ‘des...

Managing Projects for Success: A Trilogy

Author(s): Hamilton, Consultant
Publication Date: January 2001
ISBN: 9780727734976
Stock level: Low stock
£101.50

Managing Projects for success is a 'how to do it' book of considerable value to practitioners and students alike. It provides the challenge of theory application through a series of exercises and is comprehensively illustrated. Managing Projects for Success equips the re...

Site Management for Engineers

Author(s): Trevor Holroyd,Consulting Engineer
Publication Date: May 1999
ISBN: 9780727727367
Stock level: Low stock
£40.50

Newly qualified engineers often find that the skills required when they enter the workplace are different from the skills they learnt throughout their education and training. This may result in them feeling disadvantaged in a world of work which is strictly commercial. This b...

Agreement for Consultancy Work

Author(s): Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication Date: June 1997
ISBN: 9780727726261
Stock level: Low stock
£25.00

This new contract has been published specifically to provide anyone who is extending or building their own home or other small works, with the peace of mind in knowing that all the potential problems and pitfalls that may arise during the construction phase have been elinimat...

Construction Project Management: Getting it Right First Time

Author(s): John Woodward, Consultant
Publication Date: April 1997
ISBN: 9780727725578
Stock level: Low stock
£51.75

'Its breadth and depth commend it to everybody who needs to refresh, or extend their knowledge of the subject…It covers the full range of techniques from the hard basics of network analysis to the softer but vital human aspects. It centres upon the management of construction ...

Value for Money

Author(s): Colin Gray
Publication Date: December 1996
ISBN: 9780704912007
Stock level: Low stock
£66.25

This report argues that the construction industry needs to develop the management and production capability to deliver more differentiated buildings at less cost. It examines the 'value chains' within the production process and illustrates how easily value is lost. It then go...

Management Decisions for Engineers

Author(s): James Parkin, University of Technology, Sydney
Publication Date: May 1996
ISBN: 9780727725011
Stock level: Low stock
£49.75

Decision making is at the heart of managing. It is the retraceable expression of the process of organizing. Good decisions produce good outcomes for both the organization and the manager, and careers May be made or broken by a single decision. This book is a guide, designed...

Practical Risk Management in the Construction Industry

Author(s): L Edwards, Scott Wilson Kirkpatrick
Publication Date: May 1995
ISBN: 9780727720641
Stock level: Low stock
£38.50

Until now there has been little information available to engineers to help them assimilate quickly the basic theories and practice of risk management; nor has information been widely available on the risk assessments actually produced and the risk management undertaken by thos...