Construction Stakeholder Management / Edition 1

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This book captures best practice in construction stakeholder management using a range of international case studies. It demonstrates stakeholder mapping, presents the power/interest matrix and analyses a model for the timely engagement of stakeholders.

The increased use of partnering and other relational forms of contracting have underlined the need for project participants to work together and also to be aware of all those who can affect or be affected by a project and its associated developments. Stakeholder management enables them to see this wider picture and provides guidance for managing the diverse views and interests that can manifest in the course of a project's life.

All construction projects have the potential for conflicts of interest that can result in costly and damaging legal proceedings. This new book advocates an alternative to dispute resolution that is proactive, practical and global in its application. Construction Stakeholder Management is therefore an essential text for advanced students, lecturers, researchers and practitioners in the built environment.

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Editorial Reviews

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“The text is essential reading for practitioners and students studying construction-related courses at masters level. Therefore, it should make a very useful addition to libraries of the targeted readers. This is a book I should like to keep on my bookshelf because it is a good source of inspiration and I will probably return to it many times for re-reading.”  (Construction Management and Economics, 1February 2012)

"Would it be useful to get a copy of the book? Certainly readers will find new and useful materials in this book . . . the editors have to be commended for putting together a number of perspectives across the World to help in managing stakeholders better in construction management." (Australasian Journal of Construction Economics and Building, 1 April 2010)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405180986
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/26/2010
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 416
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Ezekiel Chinyio, School of Property, Construction & Planning, University of Central England, Birmingham

Professor Akintola Akintoye, School of the Built and Natural Environment, Glasgow Caledonian University

Professor Peter Barrett, School of the Built Environment, University of Salford

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Table of Contents

Contributors v

Foreword xviii

Preface xx

1 Introducing Stakeholder Management Ezekiel Chinyio Paul Olomolaiye 1

2 Stakeholder Management: Theoretical Perspectives and Implications Kenneth Amaeshi 13

3 A Historical Overview of Stakeholder Management Frank Harris 41

4 Uptake, Applications and Best Practices in Stakeholder Management Michael Thompson 56

5 The Contextual Approach to Stakeholder Management in Finland Adekunle Sabitu Oyegoke 65

6 Risk and Construction Stakeholder Management Mei-yung Leung Paul Olomolaiye 75

7 Mapping Stakeholders Lynda Bourne Patrick Weaver 99

8 Strategies and Tactics for Managing Construction Stakeholders Ektewan Manowong Stephen Ogunlana 121

9 Constructing Negotiations: Bargaining, Learning and Fighting Jeroen Warner 138

10 Communication in Stakeholder Management Amir W. Al-Khafaji Douglas R. Oberhelman Wayne Baum Bernie Koch 159

11 Culture and Leadership in Stakeholder Management Abbas Ali Elmualim 174

12 Impact of Procurement on Stakeholder Management Pantaleo D. Rwelamila 193

13 Stakeholder Management in the Hong Kong Construction Industry Steve Rowlinson Tas Yong Koh Martin Morgan Tuuli 216

14 A Mental Modeling Approach to Study Decision-Making in Dynamic Task Environments Matthew Wood Amlan Mukherjee Todd Bridges Igor Linkov 240

15 Stakeholder Management - The Gains and Pains Stefan Olander Brian L. Atkin 266

16 Benefiting from Stakeholder Management - Electronic Archiving Michaela M. Schaffhauser-Linzatti 276

17 Managing Stakeholders Conflicts Helder M. Moura José Cardoso Teixeira 286

18 Environmental Stakeholder Management Felix Nikoi Hammond Colin A. Booth 317

19 Using Change Management to Support Stakeholder Management Nidhi Shah Philip T. Harris 338

20 Case Studies Ezekiel Chinyio 350

21 Conclusion Ezekiel Chinyio Paul Olomolaiye 377

Index 381

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