More Details about Modern Construction Management 7th Edition

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Author(s)Frank Harris
Edition7th Edition
Publish YearJanuary 2018


This new edition of a core undergraduate textbook for construction managers reflects current best practice, topical industry preoccupations and latest developments in courses and fundamental subjects for students. While the construction process still requires traditional skills, changes over recent decades today demand improved understanding of modern business, production and contractual practices. The authors have responded accordingly and the book has undergone a thorough re-write, eliminating some of the older material and adding new processes now considered essential to achieving lean construction. Table of Contents: Preface to the sixth edition Preface to the seventh edition 1 Introduction Structure of the book Objectives and contents Section 1 Section 2 Section 3 Section 4 2 Quality management Summary Introduction Notions of quality Quality in transition Quality control and inspection Quality assurance Total Quality Management A systems approach to managing quality Reference Section 1: Project production management 3 Production process improvement Summary Introduction to lean construction Productivity Economic development Energy consumption Sustainability International environmental protocols UK emissions Productivity improvement Management systems Management processes (BSI (2002)