Emerald Group Publishing has acquired Construction Innovation: Information, Process, Management journal.

[UKPRwire, Wed Nov 01 2006] This is the first journal to report on construction innovations in information, process, technology and management and covers all aspects of successful IT/process development and implementation in one journal. The quarterly journal is available in print and online and is designed for construction professionals as well as students and lecturers taking courses in building studies and construction management. The journal has subscribers from around the world, including UK, Europe, Australia, Japan, Far East and North America.

Cathy Mostyn, Business Development Director from Emerald explains why the company decided to acquire the journal, “Construction Innovation offers a fantastic complement to our existing property and real estate titles, bringing our portfolio to seven journals and offering a unique insight into the way that technological advances are impacting on the construction business.”

Emerald’s Property and Real Estate portfolio:
• Construction Innovation: Information, Process, Management
• Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management
• Journal of Corporate Real Estate
• Journal of Facilities Management
• Journal of Property Investment & Finance
• Property Management
• Structural Survey

Editors: Professor Mustafa Alshawi is the Director of the Research Institute for the Built and Human Environment, a 6* rated Institute, at the University of Salford. He holds many international advisory posts in various countries including the World Bank and the UN Habitat. He has more than 20 years in research and education with vast experience in collaborative environments, computer integration and organisational e-readiness.
Jack Goulding of the University of Salford has over 20 years industrial experience in the construction sector. He has championed several research projects in IT and construction project management for industry and academia. His current research interests include: process modelling and simulation; e-learning ontology’s; the strategic effectiveness of IT; IT training; and organisational learning.

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Emerald Group Publishing, Ltd. is the leading international publisher of academic and professional literature in the fields of management and library and information services. Consistently ranked at 98% in customer satisfaction surveys, Emerald was voted "Best Customer Support" by readers of The Charleston Advisor. Emerald is COUNTER-compliant, meeting the international code of practice for reports that allow clients to measure the usage of online information products and services in a more consistent way.

Emerald publishes over 150 peer-reviewed titles such as Management Decision, European Journal of Marketing, Journal of Documentation, Library Hi-Tech, Journal of Knowledge Management and The TQM Magazine. Emerald's flagship product, Emerald Management Xtra, is dedicated to the continued development of business schools and management departments worldwide.
Gill Crawford, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Tel: 01274 777700, email: gcrawford@emeraldinsight.com or
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