Value Management in Design and Construction

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Overview

This book looks at the transfer and further development of value management procedures, as practised in North America, in a United Kingdom and Commonwealth construction industry context.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780419151203
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/19/1993
  • Edition description: 1st ed
  • Pages: 196
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.42 (d)

Meet the Author

John Kelly

John Kelly, who holds a graduate degree in European history, is the author and coauthor of ten books on science, medicine, and human behavior, including Three on the Edge, which Publishers Weekly called the work of "an expert storyteller." He lives in New York City.

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Table of Contents

Introduction. Part 1: Development and principles of North Amercian value engineering. Introduction to value management. North American value engineering prinicples. Part 2: The practice of North American value engineering. North American value engineering practice. North American project case stidies. North American client implementation case studies. A case study of a North American value engineering consultancy practice: Smith, Hinchman and Grylls, Washington, 1986. Part 3: An analysis, critique and evaluation of North American value engineering. A critique of North American value engineering. Project economics and the client value system. Part 4: A proposal for a UK implementation of value management. Functional analysis. Life cycle costing. Group dynamics and team skills. A proposed UK methodology. key issues for practice. References. Index.

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