Modern Construct Man 2ed

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9780003831986: Modern Construct Man 2ed

This text is aimed at aspiring contruction industry executives and students of civil engineering, building and quantity surveying. The first two sections deal with site experience and head office activities. The third section contains computer based training games to aid an understanding of the management techniques presented. For the third edition, two new chapters have been added on budgetary controls and contractual procedures, reflecting modern developments in contracting methods. Other chapters have been revised and the book reflects the increasing impact of computers.

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The Fifth Edition of this well-established text is structured to cover:


* project production management at site level

* business management and the relevant commercial aspects

* administration and company management covering corporate activities, including IT systems and international work.


The new edition has been substantially revised to take account of the drive for improvement and new developments in procurement, public/private partnerships, benchmarking and lean construction techniques.


New chapters have been added on IT management of information and the globalization of construction activity. The final section, which includes a comprehensive set of tutorial problems and worked solutions, features new examples on production analysis and property development.


This continues to be a core undergraduate text for students of construction management, civil engineering and quantity surveying.

About the Author:

Frank Harris, is Emeritus Professor of Construction Science at the University of Wolverhampton and considered to have been be a driver of developments in construction management research and education.

Ron McCaffer is Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Construction Management at Loughborough University – with an equally prominent academic career and thought of as a ‘senior cardinal’ in the field.

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