Procurement Routes for Partnering: A Practical Guide

Procurement Routes for Partnering: A Practical Guide

by Jon Broome
     
 

This book is aimed at those who want to apply or improve the application of partnering in the construction and heavy engineering industries to their projects. It focuses on procurement aspects based on the premise that unless the commercial and contractual conditions align objectives, there is little stimulus to change the culture and integrate processes and teams

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Overview

This book is aimed at those who want to apply or improve the application of partnering in the construction and heavy engineering industries to their projects. It focuses on procurement aspects based on the premise that unless the commercial and contractual conditions align objectives, there is little stimulus to change the culture and integrate processes and teams to achieve the outstanding results that can be attained through partnering.

This invaluable book presents detailed information about the partnering and procurement process, which will lead to better delivery of construction projects.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780727731364
Publisher:
Telford, Thomas Limited
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Foreword
Glossary
1Introduction1
2Partnering11
3The process and concepts of procurement strategy33
4Conventional procurement routes and price-based payment mechanisms67
5Concepts and process for the intelligent use of incentives111
6Single-incentive mechanisms for enhancing value and improving performance145
7Cost-reimbursable contracts185
8Target cost contracts227
9Project and strategic alliances277
10Mechanisms for multi-incentive plans and other incentives307
11Summary and conclusions333
App. 1Procurement tool 1: The concept of value in value management and the value planning process347
App. 2Procurement tool 2: Risk management355
App. 3Procurement tool 3: The NEC family of contracts359
App. 4Procurement tool 4: Selecting contractors by value363
App. 5Procurement tool 5: Value engineering367
App. 6Procurement tool 6: Benchmarks and benchmarking371
App. 7Procurement routes and suitable conditions of contract373
Index377

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