Introducing the new topic of supply chain economics, this comprehensive title combines theory and practice - including real-world case studies - to bring new methodology and models for mapping the construction sector.
1. Introduction to Supply Chain Economics and Procurement -- 2. The Rationale for the Modelling of Procurement in the Construction Supply Chain -- 3. Supply Chain Theory and Models -- 4. Industrial Organization Economics Methodology and Supply Chain Industrial Organization Approaches -- 5. Project-Oriented Industrial Organization Economics Supply Chain Procurement Model -- 6. Multiple Project Environment Chain Structural Organization -- 7. Case Study: Complex Core Commodity Supply Chain - Facade Chain Cluster -- 8. Case Study: Simple and Complex Core and Non-Core Supply Chain - Steel Chain Cluster -- 9. Case Studies: Simple and Complex Core Commodity Supply Chains - Mechanical Services, Formwork, Concrete and Masonry -- 10. Conclusions and Future Directions: Supply Chain Specialization and Integration Blueprint.
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120201 Building Construction Management and Project Planning