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Financing Construction: Cash Flows and Cash Farming
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Cash is king, not least in the construction industry. Recent government-commissioned reports have highlighted the importance of better financial management in the construction industry.This professional text provides a considered analysis of the tools and techniques of project financial management in construction; notably it covers cash flow modelling and provides the first detailed investigation of the contentious issue of cash farming. Through use of case studies, worked examples and questions this book will appeal to practitioners and students alike.
- Amazon Sales Rank: #7600482 in Books
- Brand: Brand: Routledge
- Published on: 2003-01-09
- Released on: 2002-10-17
- Original language: English
- Number of items: 1
- Dimensions: 11.69" h x .68" w x 8.27" l, 1.00 pounds
- Binding: Paperback
- 304 pages
- Used Book in Good Condition
About the Author
Russell Kenley is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning at the University of Melbourne, Australia.
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The book claims to be of use to "practitioners and academics", however this book is of nil to minmal use to anyone actually working in construction project management.
The indepth modelling analysis (and almost exclusively empirical) is of no use to industry, although probably serves well as a statistics course lesson. The complex and empirical tools may have been of use in days gone by when programming and cost and revenue control software did not exist to the extent they do today.
Disappointing waste of money. Do not rely on the editorial brief in making the decision to buy this book.