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CAIRO BOOKS's Description
The essential manual for managing global engineering and construction projects
and working with multinational project teams
The first book written for operations-level engineers, constructors, and
students, Global Engineering and Construction is an essential manual for
navigating the confusing world of engineering and construction in the global
arena and for working on multinational teams. From project management to
finance, global construction to alliances, international standards to
competitiveness, this book contains country- and region-specific information on
cultural issues, legal systems, bid estimates, scheduling, business practices,
productivity improvement, and tips for successfully working on and managing
global projects. This book also provides a useful glossary and numerous case
studies illustrating practices in the real world.
Global Engineering and Construction features the latest coverage on such
topics as: Project management Engineering design Designing for terrorism
Kidnapping protection Construction failures Preparing to work globally Safety
Issues Legal Issues Technical and quality standards Environmental issues
Productivity improvement Planning and engineering delays and mitigation
strategies Concepts of culture and global issues Global competitiveness Global
engineering and construction alliances Global financing techniques