Global Engineering and Construction

Global Engineering and Construction

Author(s): Dr. J. K. Yates

Published Online: 10 APR 2007

Print ISBN: 9780471743828

Online ISBN: 9780470121481

DOI: 10.1002/9780470121481

About this Book

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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