Project Management: Designing Effective Organisational Structures in Construction / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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New forms of organisation are emerging in the constructionindustry – from partnering to virtual teams. There is agrowing need to consider project organisational structurescarefully. This book differs from the many other texts on projectmanagement by concentrating on the challenges of devising relevantstructures for project management.
It examines the diverse factors to be considered whendetermining an initial overall organisation for new constructionprojects. It also looks at how to vary the organisation in responseto the differing environments over the lifetime of a project.
In a pragmatic, accessible style, the author has both added tothe body of knowledge in this area and provided the projectmanagement with a set of effectivemanagement tools to:
- examine the criteria for designing structures within anorganisation
- identify the factors relevant to the development of an initialproject organisation structure
- assess the significance of an individual factor in theoperation of a structure
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Table of ContentsPart 1. STRUCTURE PAST - Searching for the real project: thehistorical approach; Open system characteristics in industrialterms: relatively recent developments;.
PART 2. STRUCTURE PRESENT - Establishing a project'srelevant environmental forces: recognise the relevant - ignoreeverything else?; Further factors in a possible model fororganisation structure design; Control is not total;.
PART 3. STRUCTURE FUTURE? - The Genome approach;Taking-up the options; Future challenges; Glossary 1; Glossary 2;References; Index