Procurement Strategies: A Relationship-based Approach
December 2002, Wiley-Blackwell
This book addresses the critical relationship issues for a more collaborative and sustainable construction industry. It looks at how project procurement and project alliancing partner selection works, and how risk and crisis resolution are managed. It provides readers with guidance and models on how to put a relationship-based approach to procurement into practice, drawing on specific prototypes from an actual, successful project that can be adapted.
Keith Hampson led the research team studying the National Museum of Australia project in Canberra. He is currently the CEO of Cooperative Research Centre for Construction Innovation that has a budget of $64 million over seven years to investigate and advance innovation in the Australian construction industry. He is a civil engineer and project and project manager with extensive industry experience. Prior to his CEO appointment to the CRC he was Director of Research in Construction Management and Property at Queensland University of Technology and Team Leader of the national QUT/CSIRO Construction Research Alliance. Keith Hampson completed an MBA, and a PhD in Construction Engineering and Management at Stanford University.
* this book examines relationship issues of partnering and alliances
* aims to reduce disputes and confrontational attitudes which have dogged construction for many years
* provides models and specific prototypes for putting a relationship-based approach to procurement into practice
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