About the Authors.
Forword (Stephen Brown).
Introduction Managing Collaborative Relationships and the Management of Projects (Hedley Smyth and Stephen Pryke).
Section I Collaborative Relationships in Contractual Frameworks.
Chapter 1 Specialist Contractors and Partnering (Jim Mason).
Chapter 2 Change in the Quantity Surveying Profession (Keith Potts).
Chapter 3 Client Requirements and Project Team Knowledge in Refurbishment Projects (Cynthia ChinTian Lee and Charles Egbu).
Chapter 4 Contractual Frameworks and Cooperative Relationships (Mohan Kumaraswamy, Aaron Anvuur and Gangadhar Mahesh).
Section II Collaborative Relationships and Conceptual Frameworks.
Chapter 5 Better Collaboration through Cooperation (Aaron Anvuur and Mohan Kumaraswamy).
Chapter 6 Developing Trust (Hedley Smyth).
Section III Collaborative Relationships and Networks.
Chapter 7 Infrastructure Lifecycles and Disaster Mitigation (Richard Haigh, Dilanthi Amaratunga, Kaushal Keraminiyage and Chaminda Pathirage).
Chapter 8 Early Design Management in Architecture (Leentje Volker).
Chapter 9 Government Policies and Collaborative Relationships in Public Sector Supply Chains (Kerry London and Jessica Chen).
Chapter 10 Construction and Women (Dilanthi Amaratunga, Menaha Shanmugam, Richard Haigh and David Baldry).
Conclusion (Hedley Smyth and Stephen Pryke).
“I recommend that libraries in graduate schools obtain it and that scholars read it as if it were a special issue in a journal.” (Construction Management and Economics, 1 July 2010)
- Analyses recent industry shift towards more collaborative practices
- Identifies common problems faced by firms
- Covers contractual and conceptual collaboration