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Management of Construction Projects: A Constructor's Perspective

Management of Construction Projects: A Constructor's Perspective
Author: John E. Schaufelberger - Len Holm
ISBN 13: 9780130846785
ISBN 10: 130846783
Edition: 1
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2001-07-07
Format: Paperback
Pages: 433
List Price: $183.60

Written from the perspective of the general contractor's project manager, this comprehensive construction project management reference illustrates the team approach to project management that is prevalent in private sector construction. Using a single commercial construction project to illustrate concepts, the authors' present topics in the sequence the project manager would address them. The focus is on the individual management processes and techniques and tools needed to manage a project.

The authors address all aspects of construction from contracts, selecting a project, cost estimating, planning and scheduling, contract development, partnering and team building, subcontracting and material management to project start-up, document and record keeping, communications, field questions, submittals, quality and safety management, contract change orders, claims and disputes, warranty management and advanced topics in project management.

For construction contractors and those interested in construction management.