9781405102117

Process Management in Design and Construction

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    9781405102117

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    140510211X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2004-11-19
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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Summary

Process management enables efficiency improvements by identifying and integrating generic sub-processes. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to process management in design and construction in order to meet the business needs of the construction industry in a highly competitive global environment.

Author Biography

Dr. Rachel Cooperis Professor of Design Management and Associate Head of Research in the School of Art and Design at the University of Salford. She is Chair of the European Design Academy and edits the international journal, The Design Journal. She has published several books and papers in design management, new product development and conducted major research programes in this field.

Ghassan Aouad, is Dean of the Faculty of Business, Law and the Built Environment and Professor of Construction IT & Management within the School of the Built Environment.

Mike Kagioglou is a Professor of Process Management and Head of the School of the Built Environment, University of Salford. He comes from an engineering manufacturing background and for the past 12 years he has been undertaking research and teaching in the area of the built and human environment. Mike is currently the Director for Salford Centre for Research & Innovation and the Academic Director for Salford University of Collaborative Health and Care Infrastructure Research and Innovation Centre. Mike has published over 100 academic and industrial papers and reports.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Contributors ix
Acknowledgements xi
Introduction -- Why Process? 1(3)
The Product Development Process
4(22)
Product development in manufacturing
4(2)
The need for new product development (NPD)
6(1)
NPD activities
7(2)
NPD models
9(7)
Applying product development to construction: historical background
16(4)
Construction project process models
20(3)
Process development in construction
23(2)
Conclusion
25(1)
Techniques and Technologies for Managing the Product Development Process in Construction
26(23)
Approaches to process modelling
26(5)
Process improvement
31(8)
IT and the design and construction process
39(6)
Legacy archive and process information management
45(1)
Latest technology development
46(1)
Future vision
47(2)
Case Study: the Generic Design and Construction Process Protocol
49(56)
What do we mean by `process'?
50(2)
Drivers behind the process
52(1)
Construction and `process'
52(2)
Manufacturing and `process'
54(1)
The terms of reference for designing the Process Protocol
55(1)
Factors identified with problems in the design and construction process
56(6)
The concept of the Process Protocol: the drivers and philosophies
62(10)
Operation of the Protocol
72(1)
The Process Protocol described
73(3)
The Process Protocol elements
76(5)
The Activity zones
81(4)
Deliverables
85(3)
Legacy archive
88(1)
IT and the Process Protocol
88(1)
The use of technology during the process
88(5)
Postscript: the development of the sub-processes and a toolkit
93(10)
Summary
103(2)
Implementation Issues
105(23)
Implementation issues
106(8)
A case study of implementation: Britannia Walk
114(7)
Communication
121(5)
The future
126(1)
Conclusion
126(2)
Appendix The Process Protocol Phases and Activity Zones Demystified
128(18)
Phases
128(12)
Phase 0: demonstrating the need
128(1)
Phase 1: conception of need
129(1)
Phase 2: outline feasibility
130(1)
Phase 3: substantive feasibility study and outline financial authority
131(1)
Phase 4: outline conceptual design
132(2)
Phase 5: full conceptual design
134(1)
Phase 6: production design, procurement and full financial authority
135(1)
Phase 7: production information
136(1)
Phase 8: construction
137(1)
Phase 9: operation and maintenance
138(2)
Activity zones
140(6)
Development management
140(1)
Project management
140(1)
Resource management
141(1)
Design management
142(1)
Production management
142(1)
Facilities management
143(1)
Health and safety, statutory and legal management
143(1)
Process management
144(1)
Change management
144(2)
List of Abbreviations 146(2)
References 148(39)
Index 187

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