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Contracts and international project management

Author: D G Carmichael
Publisher: Rotterdam ; Brookfield, VT : A.A. Balkema, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Project management has, as one of its essential parts, the developments, use, administration and management of contracts. This book focuses on the issues of contractual payment options and more.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D G Carmichael
ISBN: 9058093247 9789058093240 9058093336 9789058093332
OCLC Number: 46658034
Description: viii, 208 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: 1 INTRODUCTION 2 IN-HOUSE VERSUS OUTSOURCING 2.1 Introduction 2.2 In-house approach 2.3 Outsourcing - Contract approach 2.4 Public sector and private sector work 2.5 Case studies 2.5.1 Case study - Road construction 2.5.2 Case study - Contractor decisions on outsourcing 2.5.3 Case study - Outsourcing coal mining 2.5.4 Case study - Local government practices 2.6 Exercises References Bibliography 3 CONTRACT (PAYMENT) TYPES 3.1 Introduction 3 2 Outline 3.3 Fixed price contracts 3.3.1 Lump sum contracts 3.3.2 Schedule of rates contracts 3.3.3 Guaranteed maximum price (CMP) contracts 3.4 Prime cost contracts 3.5 Incentives/disincentives 3.6 Choice of contract (payment) type 3.7 Case studies 3.7.1 Case study - Sewer reticulation project 3.7.2 Case study - Substation dismantling project 3.7.3 Case study - Building excavation contract 3.7.4 Case study - Redevelopment of a large city park 3.7.5 Case study - Construction of a shopping centre 3-7.6 Case study - A contractor's business 3.1 .1 Case study - Local government - flooding and drainage 3.8 Exercises References 4 DELIVERY METHODS 4.1 Introduction 4.2 Outsourcing options 4.2.1 Case study - Contaminated sites 4.3 Traditional 4.3.1 Case study - House construction 4.3.2 Case study - Road construction 4.4 Design-and-construction 4.4.1 Detail design-and-construction 4.4.2 Design-and-construction 4.4.3 Case study - Hospital project 4.4.4 Case study - Road building projects 4.4.5 Managing contractor 4.5 Novation 4.5.1 Case study - One company's experiences in the building industry 4.5.2 Case study - Stormwater retention basin 4.6 Design-construct-and-maintain 4.7 Project management 4.7.1 Alternative configurations 4.7.2 Case study - Can-making 4.8 Design and management 4.9 Construction management 4.9.1 Alternative configurations 4.9.2 Case study - Instrumentation project 4.9.3 Case study - Owner-builder 4.10 Concessional methods 4.10.1 Case study - Water treatment project/plant 4.10.2 Case study - Housing village 4.11 Fast-track 4.11.1 Case study - lnfrastructure project 4.11.2 Case study - Internal upgrade project 4.12 Single or multiple contracts 4.12.1 Bundling
Responsibility: David G. Carmichael.

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