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Building down barriers : a guide to construction best practice

Author: Clive Thomas Cain
Publisher: London ; New York : Spon Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Building Down Barriers', a guide to best-practice for procurement in the construction industry, explains and compares the main aspects of the three existing accepted standards and also compares them with similar processes in other countries.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Clive Thomas Cain
ISBN: 0415289653 9780415289658
OCLC Number: 50184844
Description: xii, 139 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: Clive Thomas Cain.
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A guide to recent initiatives from within the construction industry supply chain, examining their effects on efficiency, cost, morale and quality on both sides of the process.  Read more...

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