Global Engineering and Construction (Innbundet)


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2006
Antall sider: 400
Forlag: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780471743828
Omtale Global Engineering and Construction
The essential manual for managing global engineering and construction projects and working with multinational project teams

The first book written for operations-level engineers, constructors, and students, Global Engineering and Construction is an essential manual for navigating the confusing world of engineering and construction in the global arena and for working on multinational teams. From project management to finance, global construction to alliances, international standards to competitiveness, this book contains country- and region-specific information on cultural issues, legal systems, bid estimates, scheduling, business practices, productivity improvement, and tips for successfully working on and managing global projects. This book also provides a useful glossary and numerous case studies illustrating practices in the real world.

Global Engineering and Construction features the latest coverage on such topics as:

Project management
Engineering design
Designing for terrorism
Kidnapping protection
Construction failures
Preparing to work globally
Safety Issues
Legal Issues
Technical and quality standards
Environmental issues
Productivity improvement
Planning and engineering delays and mitigation strategies
Concepts of culture and global issues
Global competitiveness
Global engineering and construction alliances
Global financing techniques
Country-specific information

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