Title: Engineering roles in global maritime construction value networks

Authors: Per Engelseth; Yufeng Zhang

Addresses: Department of Economics, Informatics and Social Sciences, Molde University College, Molde, Norway ' Department of Management, Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK

Abstract: Particularities of construction industry involve coordinating multiple value chains in relation to a main product construction process that also may be viewed as the core value chain in its industrial network. This particularity demands adapted approaches to engineering management in the construction industry. Based on a case study of offshore supply vessel shipbuilding, a model of engineering management adapted to empirical particularities found within this industry is provided.

Keywords: engineering management; construction industry; global value networks; engineering value chains; maritime construction; globalisation; offshore supply vessels; shipbuilding.

DOI: 10.1504/IJPD.2012.052104

International Journal of Product Development, 2012 Vol.17 No.3/4, pp.254 - 276

Received: 08 May 2021
Accepted: 12 May 2021

Published online: 12 Feb 2013 *

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