Chapter 16. Concluding Notes

  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.ch16

e-Business in Construction

e-Business in Construction

How to Cite

Anumba, C. J. and Ruikar, K. (2008) Concluding Notes, in e-Business in Construction (eds C. J. Anumba and K. Ruikar), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302462.ch16

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:

  • benefits of e-business to construction industry;
  • considerations in construction e-business implementation;
  • infrastructure for e-business implementation;
  • technological solutions designed to support e-business in construction;
  • socio-technical aspects of e-business in construction;
  • organizational framework and policies that support individuals and teams;
  • barriers to e-business implementation and future directions;
  • e-business changes and new functions adding to existing technologies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Summary

  • Benefits of e-business in construction

  • Considerations in construction e-business implementation

  • Future directions