The Practice of Construction Management: People and Business Performance / Edition 4

The Practice of Construction Management: People and Business Performance / Edition 4

by Barry Fryer, Robert Ellis, Charles Egbu, Christopher A. Gorse
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405111100

ISBN-13: 9781405111102

Pub. Date: 09/20/2004

Publisher: Wiley

This book offers construction managers and students a readable account of management ideas and practices, concentrating particularly on the human side of construction management. It pulls together what has been learned both from management practice and research, and summarises the main themes and trends.

The text has been substantially revised to reflect the

Overview

This book offers construction managers and students a readable account of management ideas and practices, concentrating particularly on the human side of construction management. It pulls together what has been learned both from management practice and research, and summarises the main themes and trends.

The text has been substantially revised to reflect the latest management thinking and to include new sections on communication, conflict management and managing innovation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405111102
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/20/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

The development of management thinking; Managers and their jobs; Organisation; Leadership; Communication; Conflict and conflict management; Individuals, group behaviour and teamwork; Motivation and human performance; Conflict; Problem-solving and decision-making; Managing change; Value and risk management; Managing innovation in construction; Managing supply chains and construction networks; Human Resources Management; Recruitment and staff development; Health and safety; Industrial relations; Managing quality and environmental impact

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