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Strategic Management in Construction / Edition 2

Strategic Management in Construction / Edition 2

by David Langford, Steven Male


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ISBN-13: 9780632049998
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/04/2001
Edition description: Subsequent
Pages: 260
Sales rank: 1,022,698
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Dave Langford is the Director of the Graduate School in the Department of Architecture & Building Science at Shrathclyde University in Glasgow. He has contributed to the field of construction management for over 25 years and has lectured and consulted throughout the world. He has written many academic papers and several books including two which he co-authored for Blackwell, Strategic Management in Construction and Construction Management in Practice.

Steven Male is Director of Steven Male Associates Limited, a specialist company dealing with consultancy assigments, research, and training in value-for-money in property and physical infrastruture asset management. He is currently working on a series of transport-related assignments for the World Bank. Prior to this Steven was Professor in Property & Infrastructure Asset Management at the University of Leeds.

Table of Contents

Introduction PART A - Construction and its Business Environment.

Construction - an Overview of the Market.

The Strategic Role of the Actors in the Construction Process.

Clients, Constructors and Competencies.

PART B - Concepts of Strategic Management.

The Firm and the Strategic Management Process.

Strategic Behaviour of Construction Firms.

Strategies for International Construction.

PART C - Techniques for the Strategic Planner.

Portfolio Management, Delphi Techniques and Scenarios.

Marketing and Promotional Strategies in Construction.

PART D - Summary.

A synthesis of Strategic Management in Construction.


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