Chapter 11. Conclusions – the Golden Age of Rock ‘n’ Roll?

  1. David Mosey

Published Online: 1 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444309867.ch11

Early Contractor Involvement in Building Procurement: Contracts, Partnering and Project Management

Early Contractor Involvement in Building Procurement: Contracts, Partnering and Project Management

How to Cite

Mosey, D. (2009) Conclusions – the Golden Age of Rock ‘n’ Roll?, in Early Contractor Involvement in Building Procurement: Contracts, Partnering and Project Management, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444309867.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 3 JUL 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405196451

Online ISBN: 9781444309867

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Keywords:

  • golden age of rock ‘n’ roll;
  • functions of building contracts;
  • conditional preconstruction phase agreement;
  • early contractor involvement in building procurement;
  • standard form building contracts;
  • contractor design contribution;
  • client role and programming of preconstruction phase processes;
  • framework agreements in setting standard preconstruction phase processes;
  • new building contracts and growing client support with early contractor involvement

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Functions of building contracts and their potential to govern project processes

  • The assumption in standard form building contracts of complete project information and consequent problems and disputes

  • Preconstruction phase processes that can be improved by early contractor appointments

  • The role of the client, communication and programming of preconstruction phase processes

  • Contractual and non-contractual options to govern preconstruction phase processes

  • Increased preconstruction commitments under framework agreements

  • The relationship of preconstruction phase agreements to project management and partnering

  • Circumstances and attitudes that are obstacles to early contractor appointments or to preconstruction phase agreements

  • Government and industry support for early contractor appointments under preconstruction phase agreements