Managing Reality is a series of books written by NEC experts that explain how NEC4 can be used to optimum benefit in everyday environments. Fully updated to reflect the NEC4 contract, the books in this series form the complete and authoritative guide to getting the most from NEC4 for your projects.
Book One: Introduction to the Engineering and Construction Contract focuses on the fundamental cultural changes and mind shift that is required to successfully manage the practicalities of the ECC in use. It will be useful reading for those considering using the ECC but need further information, or those who are already using the ECC but need further insight into its rationale.
Bronwyn Mitchell, BCom (Hons), BProc, MBA, MCIPS, MCIArb, has been working with the NEC since 1995 and has drafted hundreds of contracts based on NEC. She assisted in redrafting a Small Works Contract, also written under licence, for Scottish contracting situations and this version was fundamentally adopted and later published as the Short Contract. She has worked as a consultant and trainer in the use of all NEC contracts.
Barry Trebes, BSc (Hons), MSc, FRICS, FAPM, FInstCES, has over 30 years’ experience of providing consultancy, advice, facilitation and training on major developments across numerous business sectors, including aviation, defence, power, utilities, infrastructure, property, rail, highway and water, both in the UK and internationally. Barry provides NEC training and education, including providing NEC Thomas Telford Master Classes and their Project Manager Accreditation course. He also initiated and helped to develop the first web-based NEC contract management system, named CCM, with MPS Ltd in 2000. He was a member of the NEC4 drafting team.
Book 1 Managing Reality: Introduction to the Engineering and Construction Contract
Chapter 1 Introduction to the Engineering and Construction Contract, concepts and terminology
Chapter 2 Roles in the Engineering and Construction Contract
Appendix 1 List of duties