By Jeff Whitfield

Show description

Read Online or Download Conflicts in Construction: Avoiding, Managing, Resolving PDF

Best nonfiction_13 books

Transactions on Edutainment XI

This magazine subline serves as a discussion board for exciting and disseminating cutting edge examine principles, theories, rising applied sciences, empirical investigations, cutting-edge tools, and instruments in all assorted genres of edutainment, akin to game-based studying and severe video games, interactive storytelling, digital studying environments, VR-based schooling, and comparable fields.

Protect Yourself Secret of Unarmed Defense

In perfecting the program of self-defense in hand-to-hand wrestle, it's been the writers objective to make on hand to somebody an easy set of safety measures designed for use in any emergency the place ones individual is at risk of actual attack. absolutely defined either in photos and phrases within the pages of this ebook, those holds and throws aid you guard yourself from the methods of jujitsu, judo, mugging, and all types of actual assault.

Lessons in Sabre, Singlestick

Учебник фехтования второй половины XIX века (фехтование саблей, палашом). Учебник имеет явно выраженную военно-прикладную направленность (защита от штыка, разрубание предметов). Автор книги - John Musgrave Waite - в свое время считался лучшим фехтовальщиком в английской армии. В данном учебнике он описывает собственную систему фехтования, имеющую явно выраженный военно-прикладной характер.

Additional resources for Conflicts in Construction: Avoiding, Managing, Resolving

Example text

Unfortunately the Construction Industry is, by its very nature, beset with uncertainty. In addition, because uncertainty is present in the construction process, cynical people are able to capitalise on any ambiguity and manufacture a conflict where there was no conflict originally. Unfortunately the Construction Industry is, by its very nature, beset with uncertainty for the following reasons. Prototype Every new project is essentially a prototype. It is unique in its own way. It may have similarities to another project but many things will inevitably be different, including the team who build it.

Causes of Conflict: Interests 29 Briefs to designers should concentrate on the items the client fmds important. If they do not then the architect will tend to give priority to aesthetics and the engineer to structural stability. The completed building may then either be short of space and look marvellous or withstand an earthquake and look awful. Quality and finish are very much in the eye of the beholder and failure to adequately specify will lead to a conflict of beliefs, where the contractor really believes it is acceptable, or a conflict of interests, where the contractor simply provides the lowest cost solution.

Most disputes in commerce 26 Conflicts in Construction generally and in construction particularly arise from some form of uncertainty. The disputes may well be disguised but all will involve either a conflict of ideas, of beliefs or of interests and, as we have already observed conflicts of ideas and beliefs are most likely to arise where there is some uncertainty. Unfortunately the Construction Industry is, by its very nature, beset with uncertainty. In addition, because uncertainty is present in the construction process, cynical people are able to capitalise on any ambiguity and manufacture a conflict where there was no conflict originally.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.09 of 5 – based on 10 votes