ISBN-10:
1405124504
ISBN-13:
9781405124508
Pub. Date:
05/28/2006
Publisher:
Wiley
Commercial Management of Projects: Defining the Discipline / Edition 1

Commercial Management of Projects: Defining the Discipline / Edition 1

by David Lowe, Roine Leiringer

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ISBN-13: 9781405124508
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/28/2006
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Dr David Lowe is Senior Lecturer in Commercial Project Management and leads the Management of Projects Research Group in the School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering at the University of Manchester. He is Programme Director for the highly successful MSc in the Management of Projects, and joint programme director for a distance-learning MSc in Commercial Management, a bespoke programme for a consortium of blue-chip companies.

Dr Roine Leiringer is Research Fellow at the School of Construction Management and Engineering, The University of Reading.

CONTRIBUTORS:
Professor Jan Bröchner
Michael Brown
Professor Andrew Cox
Dr Andrew Davies
Dr Richard Fellows
Dr Peter Fenn
Professor Marc Georgen
Professor Michael Hobday
Professor Malcolm Horner
Dr Will Hughes
Dr David Hugill
Dr Paul Ireland
Dr Kalle Kähkönen
Professor John Kelly
Dr Malik Khalfan
Professor David Langford
Dr Roine Leiringer
Dr David Lowe
Dr Peter McDermott
Krisen Moodley
Dr Mike Murray
Dr Christopher Preece
Dr Luc Renneboog
Dr Andrew Ross
Professor Martin Skitmore
Dr Hedley Smyth
Dr Will Swan
Professor Graham M Winch

Table of Contents

Contributors.

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

1. Commercial Management – Defining a Discipline (David Lowe and Roine Leiringer).

PART 1: EXTERNAL MILIEU.

Introduction to Part 1 (David Lowe and Roine Leiringer).

2. Competition (Headley Smyth).

3. Culture (Richard Fellows).

4. Procurement in the Context of Commercial Management (David Langford and Mike Murray).

PART 2: CORPORATE MILIEU.

Introduction to Part 2 (David Lowe and Roine Leiringer).

5. Corporate Governance and Shareholder Value (Marc Goergen and Luc Renneboog).

6. Strategies for Solutions (Andrew Davies and Michael Hobday).

7. The Effectiveness of Marketing Spend (Christopher Preece, Kristen Moodley and Michael Brown).

8. Trust and Commercial Managers: Influences and Impacts (Will Swan, Peter McDermott and Malik Khalfan).

9. Outsourcing (Jan Bröchner).

PART 3: PROJECTS MILIEU.

Introduction to Part 3 (David Lowe and Roine Leiringer).

10. Management of Uncertainty (Kalle Kähkönen).

11. Conflict Management and Dispute Resolution (Peter Fenn).

12. Performance Measurement (Malcolm Horner).

13. Value Management of Complex Projects (John Kelly).

PART 4: PROJECT MILIEU.

Introduction to Part 4 (David Lowe and Roine Leiringer).

14. The Governance of Project Coalitions - Towards a Research Agenda (Graham M. Winch).

15. Contract Management (Will Hughes).

16. Bidding (David Lowe and Martin Skitmore).

17. Strategic Purchasing and Supply Chain Management in the Project Environment - Theory and Practice (Andrew Cox and Paul Ireland).

18. Signals from site - Embodied Logic and Management Accounting on Construction Projects (Andrew Ross and David Hugill).

19. Afterword - Identifying and Defining a New Inter-Disciplinary Research Agenda for Commercial Management (David Lowe).

Index.

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