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Effective project management through applied cost and schedule control

Author: James A Bent; Kenneth King Humphreys
Publisher: New York : M. Dekker, ©1996.
Series: Cost engineering (Marcel Dekker, Inc.), 26.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This unique reference interweaves information on the three major overlapping parts of the total project program: programs (defined as techniques, procedures, and methods), people skills (defined as experience, application, and analytical ability), and the culture of project groups (defined as project commitment and working togetherness)." "Summarizing the skills necessary for an economic construction program,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James A Bent; Kenneth King Humphreys
ISBN: 0824797159 9780824797157
OCLC Number: 34473705
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 456 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: 1. Benchmarking --
the technical core of total quality management --
2. The impact of personnel skills on company culture and bottom line --
3. Estimating keys --
establishing a realistic cost baseline --
4. Scheduling keys --
establishing a realistic schedule baseline (typical and standard schedules) --
5. Value management / James M. Neil --
6. Economic evaluation in the process industries / Klane F. Forsgren --
7. Keys to controlling and reducing environmental costs / Klane F. Forsgren.
Series Title: Cost engineering (Marcel Dekker, Inc.), 26.
Responsibility: edited by James A. Bent, Kenneth K. Humphreys.
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Outlines a project control and trending programme, focusing on advanced applied-cost and schedule-control skills for various phases of a project at both owner and contractor level. This work contains  Read more...

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