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Collaborative Working in Construction

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Description for Collaborative Working in Construction Paperback. Editor(s): Bouchlaghem, Dino. Num Pages: 248 pages, 34 black & white tables, 17 black & white halftones, 50 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: TNK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 232 x 158 x 15. Weight in Grams: 394.
Complications arising from poor collaboration are the source of a variety of the construction industry's biggest problems. It is now widely recognized that an effective collaboration strategy based on the implementation of information systems and careful consideration of the wider organizational issues is key to delivering construction projects successfully. Against a backdrop of rapidly developing communication techologies, and continuing efforts to improve working practices, this book provides clear explanations of how to successfully devise and implement a collaboration strategy. The concepts introduced include: collaborative working as a holistic concept in construction a ... Read more

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Dino Bouchlaghem is Professor of Architectural Engineering at Loughborough University, and Director of the Industrial Doctorate Centre for Innovative and Collaborative Construction Engineering, as well as editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Architectural Engineering and Design Management. He received the Gold Medal award from the Institution of Civil Engineers for research he published in 2005, as well as a highly commended ... Read more

Reviews for Collaborative Working in Construction
"...an excellent overview of the steps required to achieve collaboration.[...] case studies are particularly helpful in that the book not only presents the success stories, but also presents the challenges associated with collaboration." – Construction Management and Economics

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