Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Bigger Isn't Necessarily Better: Lessons from the Harvard Home Builder Study

Bigger Isn't Necessarily Better: Lessons from the Harvard Home Builder Study (Hardback)

£54.95
Usually despatched within 2 weeks.
Order now for Free delivery in the UK.
More on delivery...

Synopsis

Despite the growth of huge national home builders and industry consolidation that accompanied it, Bigger Isn't Necessarily Better shows that most builders did not improve their operational performance during the boom. As a result, the sector had a long way to fall as the economy collapsed about them. Given the importance of housing to the US economy, the book's lessons are critical to those in homebuilding as well as to policy makers, scholars, and the public.

BusinessFinance & accountingFinanceProperty & real estateHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentCentral governmentCentral government policiesScience & MathematicsRegional & area planningUrban & municipal planning Publisher: Lexington Books Publication Date: 09/12/2011 ISBN-13: 9780739172889  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: Usually despatched within 2 weeks. Login for Quick Checkout Add to Basket

Frederick Abernathy is Gordon McKay Research Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Abbott and James Lawrence Research Professor of Engineering in Harvard University's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Kermit Baker is a Senior Research Fellow at Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies. Kent W. Colton is President of The Colton Housing Group and is a Senior Fellow at Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies. David Weil is Professor of Economics and Everett W. Lord Distinguished Faculty Scholar at Boston University School of Management.

More books by David Weil

More books by Frederick H. Abernathy

More books by Kermit Baker

More books by Kent W. Colton

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Archives of the Valuation Office
(Hardback)
Frances McGee
 
 
£17.95
 
Retail Design International Vol. 3:...
(Hardback)
Jons Messedat
 
 
£65.00
 
Affordable: Thinking Critically and...
(Paperback)
Tayo Odunsi
 
 
£7.99
 

Currently out of stock

Land and Credit: Mortgages in the...
(Hardback)
Chris Briggs; Jaco Zuijderduijn
 
 
£112.00
 
Latest Blog
Read an extract from Everything I Know About Love
20/04/2018

Dolly Alderton's Everything I Know About Love is an honest, funny and uplifting account of growing up and being enough.

An extract from The Fire This Time
18/04/2018

Edited by National Book Award-winning author Jesmyn Ward, The Fire This Time is a collection of essays and poems exploring black experience in modern-day America, in a response to James Baldwin's groundbreaking 1963 essay collection The Fire Next Time.

Swither, Shoogle, Wheesht - Kirsty Logan on the language of The Gloaming
17/04/2018

Kirsty Logan's second novel, The Gloaming, is a swirling tale threaded through with magic, heartbreak, love and mermaids. It is studded with evocative but perhaps unfamiliar words, adding atmosphere, mood and expression. Exclusively for Foyles, she has written about some of these Scottish words, that head up each chapter of the book.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd