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Construction Management: Document to Reduce Risk

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by: Francisco Farach
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Publication Date: June 2, 2014
Book Size: 6" x 9"
Pages: 182
Binding: Perfect Bound
Color: Black and White
ISBN: 9781633180727

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Book Synopsis
A practical manual for construction management that shows how to apply the rules contained in the contract to the management of everyday problems in construction. The book provides the instruction needed to prepare effective, timely correspondence regarding project issues in a proactive and cooperative manner, without confrontation, through the application of the author's "PPRICK" principles. Numerous examples are included with emphasis on key points of documentation to reduce risk. Case studies are provided on extra work disputes and delay. The manual also contains an appendix with many sample letters that contractors can use to get their correspondence started to document typical construction problems. Create a Contract “Rules” Checklist to help manage a project; overcome the fear of documenting problems; learn how documentation is essential to reduce project risk and maximize profits; improve your writing with simple keys for effective construction correspondence.
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About The Author
Francisco “Paco” Farach is President of Farach Consultants, Inc., a management consulting firm he founded in 1992. He has guided and assisted owners, contractors, subcontractors and their lawyers through construction issues and disputes. Paco has testified in arbitration and court proceedings. He has experience as a subcontractor, holds a master electrical contractor’s license in Florida, and has a Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Georgia Tech. Paco conducts practical, educational seminars for contractors addressing the challenges of construction management, with emphasis on proper documentation and effective communication to reduce risk and avoid disputes. He is the author of the educational newsletter “Lessons Learned – Tidbits of Wisdom for the Construction Industry” in which he shares valuable lessons from his long experience in the industry.