This book helps the reader develop a deeper understanding of the role of the producer of building and civil engineering work in the development of the built environment. It is aimed at all construction professionals, including architects, surveyors, civil engineers and builders who want to broaden their knowledge on the production of construction work. It will also be of interest to clients and their project managers who are engaged, or about to be engaged, in building work. Importantly, each chapter includes a relevant case study. Contents: Management of information systems; Decision making methodology for methods of production; Construction planning; Operational productivity; Operational monitoring and control; Resource supply and control; Coordinated project information; Modelling operations; Simulation and simulation application: two case studies.