Quality management in construction projects

Coffey, Vaughan (2011) Quality management in construction projects. Construction Management and Economics, 29(12), pp. 1244-1246.

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[Quality Management in Construction Projects by Abdul Razzak Rumane, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2011, 434 pp, ISBN 9781439838716]

Issues of quality management, quality control and performance against specification have long been the focus of various business sectors. Recently there has been an additional drive to achieve the continuous improvement and customer satisfaction promised by the 20th-century ‘gurus’ some six or seven decades ago. The engineering and construction industries have generally taken somewhat longer than their counterparts in the manufacturing, service and production sectors to achieve these espoused levels of quality. The construction and engineering sectors stand to realize major rewards from better managing quality in projects. More effort is being put into instructing future participants in the industry as well as assisting existing professionals. This book comes at an opportune time.

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ID Code: 48015
Item Type: Review
Refereed: Yes
DOI: 10.1080/01446193.2011.645492
ISSN: 1466-433X
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > BUILDING (120200) > Building Construction Management and Project Planning (120201)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Urban Development
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 Taylor and Francis
Copyright Statement: This is a preprint of an article submitted for consideration in Construction Management and Economics © [2011] Taylor & Francis ; Construction Management and Economics is available online at: www.tandfonline.com
Deposited On: 11 Jan 2012 22:25
Last Modified: 01 Jul 2013 16:17

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