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Management In The Built Environment

Management In The Built Environment

Margaret Linehan, Paul Greaney and Edel Foster

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This book provides a comprehensive guide to the concepts, principles and practices of Management as applied to the Built Environment in Ireland.

This book had been written and is suitable for undergraduates in building, civil engineering, construction management, quantity surveying, building surveying, architectural courses and real estate.

The book covers topics such as organisational structures, planning, decision making, leadership, communication, motivation, HRM, strategic management and marketing management are presented within the context of the changed Irish economic environment.

Under consideration are current management issues particular to the construction industry, such as survival, ethics and responsibility, women in management and cultural diversity, amongst others. Also considered are case studies presenting topics associated with various scenarios within both large and small building projects in Ireland.

It has been written in a clear, accessible and structured way. Each chapter:

  • Contains learning outcomes
  • Supports self-learning
  • Highlights key definitions
  • Presents questions and answers at the end

The Contents of this book are as follows:

  • Chapter 1: Introduction to Management in the Built Environment in Ireland
  • Chapter 2: Organisational Structures
  • Chapter 3: Planning & Decision Making
  • Chapter 4: Leadership and Building Projects
  • Chapter 5: Communication
  • Chapter 6: Motivation
  • Chapter 7: Human Resource Management
  • Chapter 8: Strategic Management
  • Chapter 9: Marketing Management
  • Chapter 10: Current Management Issues

Additional Information

Author Margaret Linehan, Paul Greaney and Edel Foster
Publisher Gill Books
Publication date 11 Aug 2010
Format Paperback
ISBN/EAN 9780717148011

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