Construction dispute research : conceptualisation, avoidance and resolution /

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Imprint:Berlin : Springer, 2014.
Description:1 online resource.
Language:English
Subject:Construction contracts.
Dispute resolution (Law)
Mediation.
Construction contracts.
Dispute resolution (Law)
Mediation.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/9983522
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Other authors / contributors:Cheung, Sai On, editor.
ISBN:9783319044293 (electronic bk.)
331904429X (electronic bk.)
9783319044286
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
Description based on print version record.
Summary:The three main areas of construction disputes are discussed in this book namely, conceptualization, negotiation and mediation. Construction disputes serve as the skeleton of the book. This book gives a comprehensive explanation on how disputes correlate with human, legal and economic factor. Negotiation and mediation are considered to be cost-effective means to settle construction disputes. A brief introduction to construction mediation in Hong Kong and other countries is given to let readers have more understanding on this topic. This book is a unique and complete research book on a construction disputes. There are twenty two sections grouped into five chapters, presented in an integrated and a logical manner. Well-established theoretical bases tested by various quantitative and qualitative research methods enrich the explanatory power and broaden the width of discussions. Real life examples and input from professionals enhance the practicability of this book.
Other form:Print version: Construction dispute research 9783319044286
Standard no.:10.1007/978-3-319-04429-3
Table of Contents:
  • Construction Contracts
  • Contracting: Minefield of Construction Disputes
  • Analyzing Construction Dispute
  • Negotiating Construction Dispute
  • Mediation as a Form of Assisted Negotiation.