Mike Murray is a lecturer in construction management within the Department of Architecture & Building Science at the University of Strathclyde. He is currently at the closing stage of his PhD research and holds a first class honours degree and MSc in construction management. He has lectured at three Scottish universities and has presented research papers at both UK and overseas conferences. Mike has recently presented one--day workshops to UK contractors, Costain, Wates and Gleeson. Professor Dave Langford is the Director of the Graduate School in the Department of Architecture & Building Science at Shrathclyde University in Glasgow. He has contributed to the field of construction management for over 25 years and has lectured and consulted throughout the world. He has written many academic papers and several books including two which he co--authored for Blackwell, Strategic Management in Construction and Construction Management in Practice.