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Construction procurement systems : a linkage with project organisational models

Murray, Michael and Langford, David (1998) Construction procurement systems : a linkage with project organisational models. In: Proceedings of the 14th Annual ARCOM Conference. Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM), UK, pp. 544-552. ISBN 0953416100

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    Abstract

    This paper constitutes a literature review undertaken at the start of a two and a half year EPSRC funded research project. As such, its purpose is to present the details of the ‘re-search’concerning construction procurement and project organizational design. The paper shows that the ‘post -Latham’construction industry provides several new developments (client power, partnering, concurrent engineering etc) which are altering the construction project process, and therefore prove worthy vehicles for investigation into project organizational structures.