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Value and Risk Management: A Guide to Best Practice

ISBN: 978-1-4051-2069-2
402 pages
February 2006, Wiley-Blackwell
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Published on behalf of the Chartered Institute of Building and endorsed by a range of construction industry institutes, this book explains the underlying concepts of value and risk, and how they relate to one another. It describes the different issues to be addressed in a variety of circumstances and at all stages of a project's life and reviews a number of commonly used and effective techniques, showing how these may be adapted to suit individuals' styles and circumstances.

* Published on behalf of the Chartered Institute of Building with cross-industry institutional support
* Combines value and risk management which are often considered, wrongly, in isolation
* Makes a complicated subject accessible to a wide audience of construction practitioners
* Features checklists and proformas to aid implementation of best practice
* Author has extensive practical experience of the subject

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Fundamentals; Opportunities throughout life of project; Human Dynamics; Culture; Setting up a corporate programme; Techniques
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Michael Dallas, MA, MICE, FIVM is an engineer with Davis Langdon, London.
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* this book explains the underlying concepts of value and risk, and how they relate to one another
* combines value and risk management which are often considered, wrongly, in isolation
* makes a complicated subject accessible to a wide audience of construction practitioners
* features checklists and proformas to aid implementation of best practice
* published on behalf of the Chartered Institute of Building with cross-industry institutional support
* author has extensive practical experience of the subject
* 'essential reading for all those who want to add value and reduce uncertainty in their development and construction projects' - Peter Rogers, Chairman, Strategic Forum for Construction
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* 'essential reading for all those who want to add value and reduce uncertainty in their development and construction projects' - Peter Rogers, Chairman, Strategic Forum for Construction

'I feel that this book is so important .it is very well written in a clear and concise prose. Even battle-hardened risk and value managers like myself will benefit from revisiting best practice, refreshing our tools and techniques and gaining new insights to stretch ourselves.' QS News


'Countless practical examples and anecdotes, some of these pertaining to international projects. Their high number and frequent usage reflect the author's wealth of experience while substantiating the practicality of concepts....The book is an excellent resource and I recommend it.' CME Jan 2007

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