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Author Benator, Barry.

Title Project management and leadership skills for engineering and construction projects / Barry Benator, Albert Thumann
Published Lilburn, GA : Fairmont Press ; New York : M. Dekker, [2003]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 230 pages) : illustrations
Contents Overview of project management -- Staffing the project team -- Fundamentals of scheduling -- Computer tools for project management -- Technical, schedule, financial management -- Cost estimating -- Leadership fundamentals -- Effective communications -- Economic decision making -- Contract planning essentials -- Commissioning construction projects -- Case study : Microbial abatement of a moldy hotel
Summary "Project management is the key to any engineering and construction project's success. With this reference book, learn real-world strategies to make projects into on-time, within-budget, high-quality success stories. Specifics of scheduling, cost estimating and leadership skills are fully detailed. A thorough discussion of how to organize projects from the very beginning is offered, along with win-win negotiation skills to employ during each stage of a project. Real-world examples facilitate the reader's understanding of how to apply every aspect of the material presented. Loaded with forms, checklists and case studies, this is an invaluable reference for everyone involved in managing engineering and construction projects." --Book Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 225) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Facility management.
Project management.
Form Electronic book
Author Thumann, Albert.
ISBN 0824709993
0824755103 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
0881734306 (electronic bk.)
1615838996 (electronic bk.)
9780824755102 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780881734300 (electronic bk.)
9781615838998 (electronic bk.)