Public-Private Partnerships: Managing Risks and Opportunities
Copyright © 2003 Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Editor(s): Akintola Akintoye, Matthias Beck, Cliff Hardcastle
Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
Print ISBN: 9780632064656
Online ISBN: 9780470690703
About this Book
Public Private Partnership is a key issue in the construction industry - causing much concern among contractors, funders and facility managers. Demand has been building for a thorough analysis …
This edited book will familiarise both researchers and construction professionals working with public private partnerships (PPP) with the issues involved in the planning, implementation and day-to-day management of public private projects. It will show how current risk management methods can help the complex process of managing procurement via such partnerships.
The chapters - most authored by a practitioner/academic partnership - are organised round the concepts of best value and use the findings of a major research project investigating Risk Assessment and Management in Private Finance Initiative Projects. The analysis of this research will be supplemented with contributions by leading international experts from Hong Kong, Australia and Singapore, covering hospitals, schools, waste management and housing - to exemplify best practice in PPP-based procurement.