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The Power of Design-Build by Sherif Hashem

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CHAPTER 2

Project Management in Design–Build Projects

Preface

This chapter provides a high-level overview of modern project management with focus on its application in design–build projects. The chapter starts with the basic definition of the term project management as perceived by major professional organizations as well as by the author. Project management has several technical definitions; however, it remains in essence the application of proactive and organized commonsense actions and steps to achieve project objectives. It overall revolves around the key three pillars of any business, namely, people, process, and technology. The chapter then moves on to present the big picture or the framework of modern project management for construction ...

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