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Construction Law for Managers, Architects, and Engineers 1st Edition

Nancy J. White

  • Published
  • 528 Pages

Overview

The construction industry now has a clear, targeted resource for learning pertinent legal principles. Traditional books focus on general legal principles or general construction practices, while this book focuses on that critical place where the law and construction practices intersect. From labor law to contracts, property law to insurance, Construction Law for Managers, Architects, and Engineers uses real-world examples and clear, straightforward business language to transform complex legal jargon into relevant, applicable legal principles and strategies. This book serves as an ideal reference for managers, architects, engineers, construction executives, as well as a useful learning tool for students seeking the knowledge to succeed in these important fields. Check out our app, DEWALT® Mobile Pro™. This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro.

Nancy J. White, Central Michigan University

Nancy J. White, J.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Finance and Law at Central Michigan University. She has been teaching the basics of construction law for over 10 years.
  • Both successful and unsuccessful legal strategies are provided, helping readers see the consequences of each and to develop sound managerial practices
  • Focused coverage of management implications topics are used in the featured sidebars
  • Real-world examples encourage readers to apply the concepts and strategies to their own business situations
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Mistakes
Chapter 3: Employment and Labor Law
Chapter 4: Relationships
Chapter 5: Bonds, Liens, and Waivers
Chapter 6: Plans and Specs
Chapter 7: Contract Formation, Termination, and Damages
Chapter 8: Changes, Additions, and Delays
Chapter 9: Scope
Chapter 10: Environmental and Property Law
Chapter 11: Insurance
Chapter 12: Torts and Warranties
Chapter 13: Sales
Chapter 14: Intellectual Property
Chapter 15: Killer Clauses

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  • ISBN-10: 141804847X
  • ISBN-13: 9781418048471
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $88.50
  • RETAIL $117.95

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Construction Law for Managers, Architects, and Engineers

ISBN: 9781418048471
The construction industry now has a clear, targeted resource for learning pertinent legal principles. Traditional books focus on general legal principles or general construction practices, while this book focuses on that critical place where the law and construction practices intersect. From labor law to contracts, property law to insurance, Construction Law for Managers, Architects, and Engineers uses real-world examples and clear, straightforward business language to transform complex legal jargon into relevant, applicable legal principles and strategies. This book serves as an ideal reference for managers, architects, engineers, construction executives, as well as a useful learning tool for students seeking the knowledge to succeed in these important fields. Check out our app, DEWALT® Mobile Pro™. This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro.

FOR STUDENTS

Construction Law for Managers, Architects, and Engineers

ISBN: 9781418048471
The construction industry now has a clear, targeted resource for learning pertinent legal principles. Traditional books focus on general legal principles or general construction practices, while this book focuses on that critical place where the law and construction practices intersect. From labor law to contracts, property law to insurance, Construction Law for Managers, Architects, and Engineers uses real-world examples and clear, straightforward business language to transform complex legal jargon into relevant, applicable legal principles and strategies. This book serves as an ideal reference for managers, architects, engineers, construction executives, as well as a useful learning tool for students seeking the knowledge to succeed in these important fields. Check out our app, DEWALT® Mobile Pro™. This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro.