Solving the Innovation Puzzle: Challenges Facing the U.S. Design & Construction Industry

by Harvey M. Bernstein, Pres.; Civil Engineering Research Foundation, Washington, D.C.,
Andrew C. Lemer, Pres.; MATRIX Group, Inc., Baltimore, MD,

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-7844-0023-4 (ISBN-13) | 0-7844-0023-7 (ISBN-10), 1996, Soft Cover, Pg. vi, 127
23 cm, Challenges Facing the U.S. Design & Construction Industry
Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book


This book provides a first-hand perspective of innovation in the design and construction industry. Solving the Innovation Puzzle outlines the obstacles to bringing innovative ideas into practice, including the influence of government policies and private-sector priorities. While many books only describe the problems at hand, this book provides possible solutions to help expedite the transfer of infrastructure-related innovation into practice, in order to assure an economically viable and competitive nation.

Subject Headings: Innovation | Construction industry | Public policy | Private sector | Infrastructure construction | Infrastructure | Economic factors


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