Construction Quality Management: Principles and Practice

Paul Watson, Tim Howarth

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Quality management is essential for facilitating the competitiveness of modern day commercial organizations. Excellence in quality management is a requisite for construction organizations who seek to remain competitive and successful. The challenges presented by competitive construction markets and large projects that are dynamic and complex necessitate the adoption and application of quality management approaches. This textbook is written in line with the ISO 9001:2008 standard and provides a comprehensive evaluation of quality management systems and tools. Their effectiveness in achieving project objectives is explored, as well as applications in corporate performance enhancement. Both the strategic and operational dimensions of quality assurance are addressed by focusing on providing models of best practice.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherTaylor & Francis
ISBN (Print)978-0415569118
Publication statusPublished - 2011


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