• Central topics such as organisational structures, planning, decision making, leadership, communication, motivation, HRM, strategic management and marketing management are presented within the context of the changed Irish economic environment
• Current management issues particular to the construction industry, such as survival, ethics and responsibility, women in management and cultural diversity, amongst others, are highlighted and discussed
• Case studies presenting topics associated with various scenarios within both large and small building projects in Ireland are examined
• Written in a clear, accessible and structured way, each chapter: – Contains learning outcomes – Supports self-learning – Highlights key definitions – Presents questions and answers at the end
SUITABLE FOR: Undergraduates in building, civil engineering, construction management, quantity surveying, building surveying, architectural courses and real estate
Margaret Linehan, BBS, MBS is a Senior Lecturer at Cork Institute of Technology. She is also author of Make That Grade: Management, Consumer Behaviour and co-author of Make That Grade: Marketing and Principles of Organisational Behaviour. Paul Greaney, MSc, MA, BSc, MRICS, ASCS is a lecturer at Limerick Institute of Technology. He is a chartered quantity surveyor and consultant to the construction industry. He has recently assisted DLPKS in writing training guides for the Department of Finance for use with the Capital Works Management Framework (CWMF) management system. Edel Foster, BSc, has an Honours degree in Quantity Surveying and is currently undertaking a Masters degree by research. She also works as a research assistant in the Department of the Built Environment at Limerick Institute of Technology.