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The Practice of Construction Management

People and Business Performance

by Barry G. Fryer

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Building construction & materials,
  • Management - General,
  • Construction - Contracting,
  • Technology,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY_MANAGEMENT,
  • Technology / Construction & Construction Trades,
  • Construction industry,
  • Management

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages351
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9896603M
    ISBN 101405111100
    ISBN 109781405111102


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