Contracts and production
Koskela, LJ, Howell, G and Lichtig, W 2006, Contracts and production , in: CIB W92 Symposium on Sustainability and Value through Construction Procurement, 29 November - 2 December 2006, Digital World Centre, Salford Quays.
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It is argued that a change in the prevailing theory of production is also influencing how contracts, especially in construction, are being conceived. It is contended that the theoretical shift in question, both in production and contracting, concerns the metaphysical presuppositions of respective theories. This claim is further justified through a critical analysis of how risks and collaboration between parties are considered in conventional contracting.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Contract, production, theory, risk|
|Themes:||Subjects / Themes > H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory|
Subjects / Themes > T Technology > TS Manufactures > TS155-194 Production management. Operations management
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:||Proceedings of CIB W92 Symposium on Sustainability and Value through Construction Procurement|
|Publisher:||The University of Salford|
|Depositing User:||LJ Koskela|
|Date Deposited:||21 Jun 2010 10:48|
|Last Modified:||27 Sep 2011 12:19|
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