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Procurement strategies : a relationship-based approach

Walker, Derek H.T. & Hampson, Keith D. (Eds.) (2003) Procurement strategies : a relationship-based approach. Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken.

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Abstract

Construction has been an industry characterised by disputes, fierce competitiveness and fragmentation - all major obstacles to development. Now, however, a relationship-based approach to project procurement, through partnering and alliancing, aims to bring about a fundamental change. ----- ----- -----

This book addresses the critical relationship issues for a more collaborative and sustainable construction industry. It looks at how project procurement and project alliancing partner selection works, and how risk and crisis resolution are managed. It provides readers with guidance and models on how to put a relationship-based approach to procurement into practice, drawing on specific prototypes from an actual, successful project that can be adapted.

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ID Code: 41004
Item Type: Book
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Keywords: sustainable construction industry
ISBN: 9780470680360
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > OTHER BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (129900)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Sustainable Built Environment National Research Centre
Deposited On: 30 Mar 2011 10:09
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2011 14:00

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