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Global Engineering and Construction J.K. Yates

Global Engineering and Construction

J.K. Yates

Published November 1st 2006
ISBN : 9780471743828
Hardcover
378 pages
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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 anMoreThe 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