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Alliancing in Australia - a long term JV?

Rowlinson, Steve & Cheung, Yan Ki Fiona (2008) Alliancing in Australia - a long term JV? In Brown, Kerry, Hampson, Keith D., Brandon, Peter S., & Pillay, Janet (Eds.) Clients driving construction innovation: benefiting from innovation. Icon.Net Pty Ltd, Brisbane, Australia.

Abstract

In both mainstream and construction management literature, there has been a steady rise in the number of papers reporting studies on the implicit link between organisational culture and performance (Handy, 1985; Wood, Ellis, 2005). Benefits of partnering such as win-win relationships, time and cost savings, trust, motivation and open communication are highlighted in a stream of literature (Bennett, Jayes, 1998; Wood, Ellis, 2005; Wood, McDermott, Swan, 2002; Bresnen, Marshall, 2000). Numerous reports published in the past decade, such as the Tang Report on Construct for Excellence: Report of the Construction Industry Review Committee, the Hong Kong Housing Authority report on Quality Housing: Partnering for Change, Building for Growth by Australia NatBACC and the Egan report on Rethinking Construction, all indicate the way forward for the construction industry. These reports advocate a move away from adversarial relationships and towards the use of relational contracting approaches. However, such approaches require a culture change.

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ID Code: 17877
Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: For more information about this book please refer to the publisher's website (see link) or contact the author. Yan Ki Fiona Cheung is the maiden name of Fiona Lamari
Keywords: joint venture, alliancing, relationship management, Australia
ISBN: 9781741071566
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > BUILDING (120200) > Building Construction Management and Project Planning (120201)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > CRC Construction Innovation
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Institutes > Institute for Sustainable Resources
Past > Schools > School of Urban Development
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 Icon.Net Pty Ltd
Deposited On: 17 Feb 2009 09:28
Last Modified: 24 Mar 2014 11:50

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