Chapter 1. Introduction

  1. Professor Chimay J. Anumba PhD, DSc Professor Head Chartered/Professional Engineer founding Director Honorary Doctorate1 and
  2. Dr Kirti Ruikar Bachelor of Architecture, MSc, EngD (Doctor of Engineering) Lecturer architect Associate Editor2
  1. Professor Chimay J. Anumba PhD, DSc Professor Head Chartered/Professional Engineer founding Director Honorary Doctorate1 and
  2. Dr Kirti Ruikar Bachelor of Architecture, MSc, EngD (Doctor of Engineering) Lecturer architect Associate Editor2

Published Online: 30 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302462.ch1

e-Business in Construction

e-Business in Construction

How to Cite

Anumba, C. J. and Ruikar, K. (2008) Introduction, in e-Business in Construction (eds C. J. Anumba and K. Ruikar), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302462.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Architectural Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Civil and Building Engineering at Loughborough University, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Architectural Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Civil and Building Engineering at Loughborough University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 JUN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405182348

Online ISBN: 9781444302462

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Keywords:

  • businesses recognizing possibilities with Internet;
  • construction industry and e-business adoption;
  • implementation of e-business in construction industry;
  • architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) sector;
  • e-business fundamentals and e-business and e-commerce;
  • use of e-business tools in construction;
  • e-business – the way to conduct construction business in 21st century

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Context

  • Structure of the book

  • References