Productivity Improvement in Building Life Cycle
by Jasper Mbachu
Publisher: Bookboon 2013
Number of pages: 140
The book provides rich insights into building procurement process, new house building process, productivity measurement in construction, building life cycle phases, and the key role players in the building development process and their influences on productivity at their respective phases of operation in the residential building life cycle.
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