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Applying a Systems Thinking Approach to the Construction Industry, Michael Siebert

Summary
Using the broken UK housing sector as a case study, Mike Siebert applies a Systems Thinking approach to tackling some of the shared Wwicked Pproblems faced by an industry which that urgently needs to change direction. Essential reading for all construction industry stakeholders
Table Of Contents
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of Figures -- Preface -- The Structure of the Book -- Introduction -- Part I What Are We Trying to Do? What's Stopping Us? How Could We Approach It Differently? -- Chapter 1 Defining the Sectors -- Chapter 2 Drivers for Change: The Government Perspective On What the Industry Needs to Do -- Chapter 3 Barriers to Change: The Industry Perspective On What the Government Needs to Understand -- Chapter 4 The Methodology for Change -- Part II What 'Approaching It Differently' Could Achieve -- Chapter 5 Political Intervention: Changing the Environment That the 'Industry Organism' Functions Within -- Chapter 6 Industry Intervention: Changing How The 'Industry Organism' Functions Within Its Environment - Changing the Message to Fit the Audience -- Chapter 7 The Missing Tools: The Tools We Need, How to Build Them, and How to Promote Them -- Chapter 8 Applying the Tools to the Housing Industry -- Conclusion -- Introduction -- Part I What Are We Trying to Fix - and What's Stopping Us? -- Who Are the 'We's? (Chapter 1) -- What Are 'We' Trying to Fix? (Chapter 2) -- What's Stopping Us? (Chapter 3) -- What Needs to Change? (Chapter 4) -- Bibliography -- Part I What Are We Trying to Do?: What's Stopping Us? How Could We Approach It Differently? -- 1 Defining the Sectors -- Government-Controlled Roles -- Contractors / Developers -- Material and Trade Suppliers -- Design Service Providers -- Public End Users -- Making Sense of the Divisions -- Bibliography -- 2 Drivers for Change: The Government Perspective On What the Industry Needs to Do -- The Government's Perspective -- The Farmer Review -- Fixing Our Broken Housing Market -- Local Authorities -- The Carrots -- The Sticks -- Comments -- Developers -- The Carrots -- The Sticks -- Comments -- Local Communities -- The Carrot
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Edition
First edition.
Physical Description
1 online resource (221 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781000963922

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