Cost of tendering: adding cost without value

Dalrymple, J, Boxer, L and Staples, W 2006, 'Cost of tendering: adding cost without value' in K. Brown, K. Hampson and P. Brandon (ed.) Clients Driving Construction Innovation: Moving Ideas into Practice, CRC for Construction Innovation, Brisbane, Australia, pp. 72-79.


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Title Cost of tendering: adding cost without value
Author(s) Dalrymple, J
Boxer, L
Staples, W
Year 2006
Title of book Clients Driving Construction Innovation: Moving Ideas into Practice
Publisher CRC for Construction Innovation
Place of publication Brisbane, Australia
Editor(s) K. Brown
K. Hampson
P. Brandon
Start page 72
End page 79
Subjects Building Construction Management and Project Planning
Organisational Planning and Management
Summary Uncertainty about the cost of tendering has led to research being conducted to understand the cost of tendering within the Australian construction industry. This has involved reviewing work done in Australia and overseas as well as exploring the efforts within the construction industry to collect cost of tendering information. While there is currently awareness of the cost of tendering and that efforts should be taken to minimise this cost, there is little precise understanding of it in terms of value or how it happens. This paper explores the barriers to understanding the cost of tendering.
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Keyword(s) tendering
construction
ISBN 1741071283
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