Construction Contracting: A Practical Guide to Company Management

Construction Contracting: A Practical Guide to Company Management

by Richard H. Clough, Glenn A. Sears, S. Keoki Sears, Robert O. Segner
     
 

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The definitive contracting reference for the constructionindustry, updated and expanded

Construction Contracting, the industry's leadingprofessional reference for five decades, has been updated toreflect current practices, business methods, management techniques,codes, and regulations. A cornerstone of the construction library,this text presents

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The definitive contracting reference for the constructionindustry, updated and expanded

Construction Contracting, the industry's leadingprofessional reference for five decades, has been updated toreflect current practices, business methods, management techniques,codes, and regulations. A cornerstone of the construction library,this text presents the hard-to-find information essential tosuccessfully managing a construction company, applicable tobuilding, heavy civil, high-tech, and industrial constructionendeavors alike. A wealth of coverage on the basics of owning aconstruction business provides readers with a useful "checkup" onthe state of their company, and in-depth exploration of thelogistics, scheduling, administration, and legal aspects relevantto construction provide valuable guidance on important facets ofthe business operations. This updated edition contains new coverageof modern delivery methods, technology, and project management,with sample contracts and documentation and a companion website foradditional guidance.

The field of construction contracting comprises the entire setof skills, knowledge, and conceptual tools needed to successfullyown or manage a construction company, as well as to undertake anyactual project. This book gives readers complete, up-to-dateinformation in all of these areas, with expert guidance toward bestpractices.

  • Learn techniques for accurate cost estimating and effectivebidding
  • Understand construction contracts, surety bonds, andinsurance
  • Explore project time and cost management, with safetyconsiderations
  • Examine relevant labor law and labor relations techniques

Between codes, standards, laws, and regulations, theconstruction industry presents many different areas with which themanager needs to be up to date, on top of actually doing theday-to-day running of the business. This book provides it all underone cover – for the project side and the business side,Construction Contracting is a complete working resource inthe field or office.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118693216
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/06/2015
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
688
Sales rank:
381,705
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.60(d)

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