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Consulting engineering : constructing the future

Author: Peter M Hartley
Publisher: Baldok, Hertfordshire, England ; Philadelphia, PA : Research Studies Press, 2000.
Series: Engineering management series, 7.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book looks at recent trends in engineering consultancy, with particular focus on the problems faced by those in the construction industry. Peter Hartley, an experienced practitioner in the field, suggests optimal employment and working practices, and examines patterns of future markets for consultants. Ideas are put forward that suggest how changing market demands can be met most effectively so that  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hartley, Peter M., 1941-
Consulting engineering.
Baldok, Hertfordshire, England ; Philadelphia, PA : Research Studies Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606335979
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter M Hartley
ISBN: 0863802095 9780863802096
OCLC Number: 42810861
Description: xii, 164 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Background to the book --
Ch. 2. History and the changing market --
Ch. 3. Engineering consultancy today --
Ch. 4. Changes in working cultures --
Work and organisations in the future --
Ch. 5. Market requirements of the future --
Ch. 6. Strategies for Engineering Consultancies --
Ch. 7. The organisation of engineering consultancies in the future --
Ch. 8. Business processes --
Ch. 9. A holistic approach --
Ch. 10. And where now? --
Company performance data.
Series Title: Engineering management series, 7.
Responsibility: Peter M. Hartley.
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"This book looks at recent trends in engineering consultancy, with particular focus on the problems faced by those in the construction industry. Peter Hartley, an experienced practitioner in the field, suggests optimal employment and working practices, and examines patterns of future markets for consultants. Ideas are put forward that suggest how changing market demands can be met most effectively so that engineering consultancy will prosper and remain an innovative and exciting profession."--Jacket.

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