Business Practices in the Construction Industry: A Survey

by Roland Gareis, Prof.; Technische Universitat Wien, Wien, Austria: formerly, Visiting Asst. Prof. in Civ. Engrg., Georgia Institute of Tech., Atlanta, Ga.,


Serial Information: Journal of the Construction Division, 1979, Vol. 105, Issue 4, Pg. 317-329


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: The results of a questionnaire survey that report business practices in the construction industry are presented. Special consideration is paid to organizational procedures and to capital-budgeting-techniques. The quantitative and qualitative factors influencing investment decisions and the consideration of risk in the investment decision process are analyzed.

Subject Headings: Surveys (non-geomatic) | Commercial construction | Investments | Risk management | Organizations | Quality control

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