Provides a practical framework and toolkit for improved construction project outcomes based on trust and collaboration
This book explores the concept of trust as a tool in improved construction procurement strategies, and provides important insight into the influence of trust on the success of construction projects and redevelopment programs. It is a practical guide that offers readers a solid outline and expert strategies for improving project outcomes through collaboration—ultimately proving that teamwork can really make the dream work.
Building Collaborative Trust in Construction Procurement Strategies: A Practical Guide incorporates a toolkit, complete with flowcharts, to introduce certain trust building interventions within projects. It shows how initiatives and factors that influence collaborative trust can be easily implemented and embedded in construction management for improved practice. It also covers potential challenges, risks, problems, and barriers when it comes to trust. In addition, the book looks at the influences for collaborative trust in the construction industry as well as implications in practice for it in construction. It finishes by looking at the future of collaborative trust in construction procurement.
Teaches the importance and influence of trust on collaborative working and partnerships principles
Examines to what extent trust within collaborative working arrangements influences the success of collaborative working practices
Covers the effect that certain factors and trust building mechanisms have on collaborative working and partnerships and how they can be embedded into procurement of projects
Discusses what constitutes best practice and how trust in collaborative procurement practices influences the success of construction projects
Building Collaborative Trust in Construction Procurement Strategies: A Practical Guide is an excellent book for construction management professionals, including clients, consultants, and contractors. It will also serve as a helpful text for undergraduate and postgraduate students and academics.
About the Author
Jason Challender, PhD, is Director of Estates and Facilities at the University of Salford, UK, a member of its Senior Leadership Team, and responsible for overseeing a large department of approximately 350 estates and construction related staff. He is a Fellow and Board Director of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Peter Farrell, PhD, is a Reader in Construction Management at the University of Bolton, UK, with over twenty-five years’ experience in higher education and sixteen years’ experience in industry. He is a Fellow of both the Chartered Institute of Building and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Peter McDermott, PhD, is Professor of Construction Management and Procurement in the Built Environment at the University of Salford, UK, Chair of the North West Construction Hub, and a founding member and Joint Coordinator of CIB Commission W92 on Procurement Systems.