Contract risk allocation and cost effectiveness

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Published by The Institute in Austin, Tex .

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Subjects:

  • Construction contracts -- Cost effectiveness.,
  • Construction industry -- Cost effectiveness.,
  • Project management -- Cost effectiveness.,
  • Risk management

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Statementprepared by the Construction Industry Institute Contracts Task Force.
SeriesPublication -- 5-3, Publication (University of Texas at Austin. Construction Industry Institute) -- 5-3.
ContributionsUniversity of Texas at Austin. Construction Industry Institute.
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LC ClassificationsTH425 .C64 1988
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Paginationv, 18 p. :
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18710604M

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Contract risk allocation and cost effectiveness. [Austin]: Institute, University of Texas at Austin, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: University of Texas at Austin.

Construction Industry Institute. Contracts Task Force. Risk in construction contracts ‘Risk', in a project delivery context, can be defined as ‘an event or set of circumstances that, should it occur, will have an effect on the achievement of the project's objectives'.

[1] Risk exists as a consequence of uncertainty, and, in any project, the exposure to risk produced by uncertainty must be managed. to say that there should be a balance of risk or e fficiency in risk allocation. A tailor -made contract strategy suitable for the active joint management of risk by all parties is seen as more suitable than sole risk allocation, because not all the risks are foreseeable at the File Size: KB.

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1 Risk exists as a consequence of uncertainty, and, in any project, the exposure to risk produced by uncertainty must be managed. 2 Construction projects are often complex, highly.

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Author: David Downie. Purpose of an effective Hazard Risk Management Cost Allocation System - Provide managers with hazard risk management cost information Accurate allocation and reporting of cost of risk compels managers to focus on areas in which the cost of risk can be reduced.

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