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Quality & Construction: How to Develop a Quality Management System for Your Construction Firm

By Jack Patterson, Danny Morton, Katy Griffin

Shows step-by-step how to build a quality management system for any size construction firm.

Price: $59.95
Product Code/ISBN: 9781557016331
Year: 2008
Binding: Softcover     Page Count: 336
Publisher: BNI Publications, Inc.


To survive and grow in the construction business these days, you need to have a competitive weapon.

With this book you'll have a powerful weapon that enables you to consistently meet the highest expectations of your customers through:

  • Effective and efficient project management
  • Construction management
  • Contract administration
  • Change management
  • Productivity enhancement
  • Organizational effectiveness

Based on ISO-9001 guidelines, this book shows step-by-step how to construct a quality plan that is based upon a specific project's contractual obligations, while taking into account your company's business plan and its workforce. You'll discover how the quality plan you develop will attract new business and achieve greater customer satisfaction.

You'll see how to develop standardized procedures for such processes as training and continual improvement, and how they can lead to increased productivity and increased revenue. You'll be able to reduce waste and costs through better efficiency, and ensure the proper materials are ordered and properly delivered. You'll also be able to achieve new and sustainable levels of productivity, and pass on the resulting savings to your customers, enabling you to lower your bids and win a greater number of contracts!

In today's market, "business as usual" just won't fly. It clearly spells out a step-by-step program that even the smallest construction firms can use to improve and streamline every aspect of their business, from design control, purchasing, and operations, to training, product handling and jobsite management.

If you're looking to build a rock-solid platform for continuing growth, there's no need to look further than this book!