New PDF release: Construction management : principles and practice

By Alan Griffith, Paul Watson

ISBN-10: 0230500218

ISBN-13: 9780230500211

In the back of the good fortune of any development undertaking is the powerful website administration of the works through the relevant contracting company. Construction Management presents a accomplished advent to the main administration options, ideas and practices that give a contribution to undertaking luck. up to date with the most recent advancements within the box, and full of examples and case examine fabric, this publication is appropriate for a variety of scholars together with: HNC/D and undergraduates scholars on construction, civil engineering, building administration, volume surveying, development surveying and structure classes.
It may even be an invaluable reference for postgraduates and younger development pros.

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In this latter situation further detail will be provided in the project management plans. Project management plan – this is a plan which defines and describes the characteristics of a particular project and relates those characteristics to the specific management function to be performed. For example, management procedures and working instructions may provide generic descriptions of company health and safety management and the specific project management plan relates these to the particular project site.

These are: 1. 2. 3. 4. A management system manual Sets of management procedures Sets of working instructions Project management plan. Management system manual – this document, or series of documents, defines and explains the company policy, management responsibilities and organisation structure which is used by the company to ensure that it pursues and meets the specified strategic aims and objectives of its business. The manual identifies and describes, in outline, the overall framework of organisation and procedures through which the company will operate within the context of legislation, regulation and standards which impinge upon its business.

A case study is incorporated for the reader to study and answer the related questions with the main points for consideration being provided. Workforce Organisation and Supervision Post-World War II Historical Influences on the Construction Industry: 1945–Present Day The ‘post-war era’ ushered in a catalyst for change, incorporating: ● ● society dissatisfaction with previous low standards of homes and workplaces start of overseas travel, experience and exchange of ideas from abroad 24 Effective and Efficient Site Management ● ● ● ● ● ● ● greater surge to better and wider education for all – looking for higher expectancies growing workload for companies rebuilding UK after war damage better, more efficient building designs awareness of scarce water resources conservation growing awareness of ‘Green and Conservation’ issues in design etc.

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