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Building down barriers : a guide to construction best practice / / live Thomas Cain

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Autore: Cain Clive Thomas. Visualizza persona
Titolo: Building down barriers : a guide to construction best practice / / live Thomas Cain Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: London ; ; New York : , : Spon Press, , 2003
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (152 p.)
Disciplina: 624/.0068
Soggetto topico: Construction industry - Management
Construction industry - Quality control
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references (p. [130]-136) and index.
Nota di contenuto: Book Cover; Title; Contents; About the author; The six goals of construction best practice; Introduction; Seventy years of customer demand for improvement; The international demand for improvement; The three UK best practice standards and their six goals; The virtual firm; Motivating and leading radical improvement; Becoming a best practice client; Integrating the design and construction team; Ensuring the delight of the end users; Selecting the independent experts; The benefits of best practice and the risk of ignoring change; Further reading; Index
Sommario/riassunto: With rapid changes in procurement processes and increasing pressure for improvement, cohesion and efficiency, practitioners need to be aware of industry-wide generally acknowledged best practice. The recent Latham and Egan reports in the UK have spurred further intitiatives from the demand side of the industry to speed the pace of reform. This text examines those new initiatives, clearly explaining and comparing them with each other and with similar initiatives from other countries such as the USA or Singapore, and painting a vivid picture of the future of the construction industry under the e
Titolo autorizzato: Building down barriers  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 1-134-43929-6
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910450457203321
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