Systems and relationships for construction quality
Barrett, PS 2000, 'Systems and relationships for construction quality' , International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management, 17 (4/5) , pp. 377-392.
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Argues, with evidence from a number of related studies, that in order to effectively manage quality in the construction project environment, firms need two things. First, externally orientated, flexible, quality improvement systems are required. Second, firms need a targeted approach to investing in key stable relationships in the supply network of which they are a part.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||quality, construction industry, supply, improvement, project management|
|Themes:||Subjects / Themes > H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD0028 - 0070 Management. Industrial Management|
Subjects / Themes > T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Built and Human Environment
Subjects outside of the University Themes
|Schools:||Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of the Built Environment|
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of the Built Environment > Salford Centre for Research & Innovation (SCRI)
|Journal or Publication Title:||International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management|
|Depositing User:||MDJ Davies|
|Date Deposited:||08 Nov 2007 13:24|
|Last Modified:||17 Oct 2011 10:04|
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