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Identifying appropriate construction procurement strategies

Hughes, W. (1992) Identifying appropriate construction procurement strategies. In: 5th annual Construction Law Conference, "Future Directions in Construction Law", Centre for Construction Law and Management, King's College, London, pp. 153-179.

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Abstract/Summary

The origins of the various procurement methods in construction are considered, followed by a discussion of the circumstances for which each procurement system is best suited. The likely future development sin management-based methods are discussed in the context of current research, showing that co-ordination of trade and specialist contractors , more flexible contracting, constructive conflict management and a potential polarization of views about project management in the industry are likely.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Science > School of the Built Environment > Construction Management and Engineering > Business Innovation in Construction
ID Code:4264
Uncontrolled Keywords:procurement methods, flexible contracting, conflict management, trade contractors

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