Construction Contractors' Survival Guide by Thomas C. SchleiferConstruction Contractors' Survival Guide by Thomas C. Schleifer

Construction Contractors' Survival Guide

byThomas C. Schleifer

Hardcover | March 16, 1990

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The turnover rate for companies in the construction industry is high. This book identifies the ten key elements of contractor failure and shows how to avoid them. Each element of failure is defined, illustrated by real examples, and ways are discussed to avoid or minimize the risks involved. The final chapter shows how to bring all these elements together to develop a positive and workable management strategy. This survival guide should prove invaluable to the 1.4 million individual construction-industry businesses in this country.
Title:Construction Contractors' Survival GuideFormat:HardcoverDimensions:176 pages, 9.53 × 6.38 × 0.71 inPublished:March 16, 1990Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0471513245

ISBN - 13:9780471513247

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Table of Contents

Managing with Confidence.

Elements of Contractor Failure.

Increase in Project Size.

Change in Geographic Location.

Change in Type of Construction.

Replacing Key Personnel.

Managerial Maturity.

Accounting Systems.

Evaluating Contract Profitability.

Equipment Cost Control.

Billing Procedures.

The Use and Misuse of Computers.

Other Industry Concerns.


About the Author.