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Construction Risk: A Guide to the Identification and Mitigation of Construction Risks
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With over three billion in construction experience, John Revere has written a construction book dealing with the subject of risk. This must read book takes the reader from understanding basic risk concepts to advanced principals for true risk management implementation. Revere's thirty years in construction project management makes this an enjoyable read. This text is a must read for anyone in the management of construction projects. Architects, Engineers, Contractors, CM's, PM's and especially the owner will benefit from this text. Revere, with a Masters degree in Management and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), along with his wide range of diversified projects has developed a textbook that will be a classic read for all those interested in the subject of construction risk management. With a clear writing style, Revere provides the reader with typical construction risk events and mitigationstrategies for these events.
- Amazon Sales Rank: #5136324 in Books
- Brand: Brand: AuthorHouse
- Published on: 2003-08-20
- Original language: English
- Number of items: 1
- Dimensions: 9.00" h x .27" w x 6.00" l, .39 pounds
- Binding: Paperback
- 108 pages
- Used Book in Good Condition
About the Author
John Revere has worked with Fortune 500 companies (Best Buy, 3M, Northern States Power Company and more) to become more profitable on new construction and remodeling projects. With over three billion in real project experience, he is a leading world educator on the application of construction risk management. Revere has a degree in; A.S. in Architecture, B.S. in Construction Management, and an MBA in Management. He has been a member of the ProjectManagement Institute since '87 and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). Other Revere textbooks include: "Performance Scheduling", "Project Administrative Manual", and "The Management of Aircraft Maintenance".
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0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
By A fan of LB
It's sad that other competing authors can write comments about other authors. Revere believes that education should be as free as possible, and after meeting him with many of his other publication gives away all profits of his books to charity.
Revere's book on risk is simple and creative. A good read.
7 of 8 people found the following review helpful.
Not what I expected
By A. Basu
Big surpise. The Book Details on the Amazon website states that the book has 400 pages. The book actually has 93 pages. It gives a very skimpy introduction to some terms. About 60 pages provide listing of basic and obvious 'risk events' with suggested mitigation strategy. At best this may serve as a simple checklist for beginners.