Report a review of the concepts and definitions of the various forms of relational contracting

CRC Construction Innovation (2005) Report a review of the concepts and definitions of the various forms of relational contracting. CRC for Construction Innovation, Brisbane.


Partnering has been defined in many ways. It can be considered as an individual project mechanism or can be considered as a long term strategy. Alliancing is normally assumed to be a long term business strategy linking together client, contractor and supply chain. Relational contracting goes further than this and brings in the whole philosophy of the value chain and the linking of the interdependent parts within the construction project as a key business objective. This document aims to review existing definitions of these three concepts and present and overview of the current state of-the-art in terms of their use and implementation. The document should be useful for all of those project team members looking to sharpen their understanding of the various concepts and will also provide a platform for debating the current state of the definitions and implementations being used in Main Roads and Public Works Departments.

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ID Code: 26946
Item Type: Report
Refereed: No
Keywords: CRC for Construction Innovation, Program A : Business and Industry Development, Project 2002-022-A : Value in Project Delivery Systems: Facilitating a Change in Culture
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > CRC Construction Innovation
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Deposited On: 23 Aug 2009 22:56
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 13:58

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