Organisational Ethics in the Built Environment (Hardcover)
A comprehensive analysis of the critical role played by ethics in construction organisations, and a toolkit for implementing a strong ethical culture
In Organisational Ethics in the Built Environment, accomplished construction leader Jason Challender delivers an insightful and important resource for construction industry professionals contributing to the creation of safe and suitable projects. The author explains how to construct the foundation for ethical building and business practices in the construction industry, and explores the methods, motives and rationales behind successful and ethical projects from an organisational and industry perspective.
You'll learn how practical improvements to organisational ethics can promote ethical standards, behaviours and practices and influence the success of projects in the built environment. You'll also discover the importance of leadership, motivational management, human resource management, corporate responsibility and social value in encouraging strict compliance and adherence to ethical principles, values and standards within organisations.
Readers will also find:
- A thorough introduction to the critical importance of trust, collaborative working and partnering arrangements in contemporary construction and engineering organisations
- Comprehensive explorations of the relevance of environmental ethics
- Practical discussions of how to link corporate policies and strategies to ethical guidelines
- Case studies from across a variety of knowledge fields, including manufacturing and retail
Perfect for construction managers, Organisational Ethics in the Built Environment will also benefit undergraduate and postgraduate students of construction, business, management, engineering and other construction related subjects.