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Management in the Built Environment in Ireland

• Central topics such as organisational structures, planning, decision making, leadership, communication, motivation, HRM, strategic management and marketing management are presented within the context of the changed Irish economic environment

• Current management issues particular to the construction industry, such as survival, ethics and responsibility, women in management and cultural diversity, amongst others, are highlighted and discussed

• Case studies presenting topics associated with various scenarios within both large and small building projects in Ireland are examined

• Written in a clear, accessible and structured way, each chapter: – Contains learning outcomes – Supports self-learning – Highlights key definitions – Presents questions and answers at the end

SUITABLE FOR: Undergraduates in building, civil engineering, construction management, quantity surveying, building surveying, architectural courses and real estate

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Publication Date

August 2010




Paperback, 200 pages

Country of Origin



Gill Education


Chapter 1: Introduction to Management in the Built Environment in Ireland
Chapter 2: Organisational Structures
Chapter 3: Planning & Decision Making
Chapter 4: Leadership and Building Projects
Chapter 5: Communication
Chapter 6: Motivation
Chapter 7: Human Resource Management
Chapter 8: Strategic Management
Chapter 9: Marketing Management
Chapter 10: Current Management Issues


235 x 156 mm


By Margaret Linehan, Paul Greaney and Edel Foster

Availability Status

Out of print

Margaret Linehan, BBS, MBS is a Senior Lecturer at Cork Institute of Technology. She is also author of Make That Grade: Management, Consumer Behaviour and co-author of Make That Grade: Marketing and Principles of Organisational Behaviour. Paul Greaney, MSc, MA, BSc, MRICS, ASCS is a lecturer at Limerick Institute of Technology. He is a chartered quantity surveyor and consultant to the construction industry. He has recently assisted DLPKS in writing training guides for the Department of Finance for use with the Capital Works Management Framework (CWMF) management system. Edel Foster, BSc, has an Honours degree in Quantity Surveying and is currently undertaking a Masters degree by research. She also works as a research assistant in the Department of the Built Environment at Limerick Institute of Technology.

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