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Successful Contract Administration

Author : Charles W. Cook
ISBN : 9781317658511
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 84.99 MB
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The success of every construction project begins with reading and understanding the contract. Contract Administrators and Project Managers for all parties in the construction process must realize the major impact their actions have on cost, schedule, and quality in relation to the contract terms and conditions. Written in a clear and accessible way from a Constructor’s perspective, Successful Contract Administration guides the student through the critical issues of understanding contract law and obligations for effective project execution. Through examples, exercises, and case studies, this textbook will: Improve knowledge and comprehension of key contract elements Help the student apply knowledge to real case scenarios Improve the student’s ability to analyze and create different scenarios for success Evaluate critical issues of responsibility and ethics in relation to contract administration. The text is supported by a companion website featuring additional resources for both students and instructors. Resources for the student include additional case studies, links to useful websites, video commentary and interviews for increased understanding of important chapter material, true/false sample quiz questions and a flashcard glossary to reinforce comprehension of key terms and concepts. Additional instructor material includes a testbank of questions, (including true/false, multiple choice, and sample essay questions), website links to contract documents and PowerPoint slides.
Category: Technology & Engineering

A Guide To Successful Construction

Author : Arthur F. O'Leary
ISBN : 1557013136
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 67.87 MB
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Contractors can protect themselves and their companies at each critical stage of a construction project. This much-needed guide shows how to avoid lawsuits and other problems by explaining exactly what the architect's and contractor's roles are during the construction phase of a project -- a well as the responsibilities of owners, developers and construction attorneys.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Contract Administration Pitfalls And Solutions For Architect Engineering Projects

Author : Bob Jack
ISBN : 9781504915748
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 81.35 MB
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The basic building block of all architect-engineering firms is the client-funded individual project. These firms, of all sizes and complexities, have one thing in common: they all operate under the authority of contracts that must be successfully executed to ensure overall success and continuity of the firm. Without that success, the firm goes out of business. It therefore holds true that the degree to which these contracts are successfully managed determines the degree of success or failure of the enterprise. This journal therefore is dedicated to the business process we refer to as contract administration, or the combined acts of the firm’s staff to ensure that all elements desired by the client are formulated into a relationship that is reduced to writing known as the written contract and then successfully executed by the firm. Whether the company is comprised of one hundred employees or ten thousand, these contracts must be administered for success, within budget and within schedule, and meet the changing dynamics of the project’s requirements over time. Effective contract administration is essentially a sound communications process that guarantees that fundamental information in the contract relationship is disseminated to the project and support personnel who are expected to perform the contract’s requirements. This journal describes those tasks that must be executed to ensure that contract administration is a successful outcome, and that all the players on the company team execute their individual tasks professionally, repetitiously, and successfully.
Category: Business & Economics

Construction Contract Administration For Project Owners

Author : Claude G. Lancome
ISBN : 9781351998055
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 60.31 MB
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Construction Contract Administration for Project Owners is aimed at public and private owners of real estate and construction projects. The book is intended to assist owners in their contractual dealings with their designers and their contractors. Most owners are not primarily in the business of designing and building facilities. The fact that their primary business is not design and construction places them at a disadvantage when negotiating, drafting, and administering design agreements and construction contracts because their designers and contractors use these documents every day. This book is intended to assist owners to redress this imbalance by equipping owners to draft and administer contracts so as to protect their interests. The book is aimed at owner personnel with all levels of knowledge in the business of managing projects. It can serve as a comprehensive introduction to drafting and administering design agreements and construction contracts for beginners. For intermediate level personnel, it can serve as a manual to be read to enhance the reader’s skills in this area. For the sophisticated project management professional, it can serve as a resource to be consulted in connection with very specific issues as they arise on a project.
Category: Architecture

Successful Contract Negotiation

Author : Tim Boyce
ISBN : 1854180215
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 51.53 MB
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This comprehensive manual is on the negotiation of business contracts. Detailed attention is given to negotiation principles, including choice of negotiator, planning, preparation, strategy and tactics. Tricks of the negotiation trade are covered, including ploys, body language, listening and questioning skills. It includes discussion of the legal basis for negotiations and the mechanics of company organization.
Category: Business & Economics

Administration Of Government Contracts

Author : John Cibinic
ISBN : 9780808014355
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 32.71 MB
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This unbiased analysis of statutes, regulations, and case law clarifies the complex rules of federal procurement policies, explaining the processes that government personnel and contractors must follow in every aspect of government contracting--from inception to completion. Topics include contract administration and personnel, contract interpretation, risk allocation, changes, delays, pricing of adjustments, and much more.
Category: Business & Economics

Managing Projects For Success

Author : Albert Hamilton
ISBN : 0727729411
Genre : Engineering
File Size : 74.86 MB
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The influences of modern technology and competitive environments have a direct impact on the outcomes of projects, irrespective of project type. This text is a response to the growing need for better management which many people find necessary when leading or working within teams or groups undertaking a project. Increasingly, people in a working environment are engaged in organised practices and utilising resources, facing the challenge of having to meet, or better, predetermined cost budgets and strict timetables. The fact that most work is organised into programs or singular projects means that people require increasing guidance in project management.
Category: Engineering