RSMeans and Wiley Release New Management Strategies Publication, ‘Construction Supervision’

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RSMeans, North America’s leading supplier of construction cost information and a division of Reed Construction Data, today announced the release of its new co-branded reference publication, Construction Supervision, with partner John Wiley & Sons, Inc., an industry-leading publisher.

Construction Supervision inspires supervisory excellence with proven tactics and techniques applied by thousands of construction supervisors over the past decade. Recognizing the unique and critical role the supervisor plays in project success, the book’s leadership guidelines carve out a practical blueprint for motivating work performance and increasing productivity through effective communications.

Construction Supervision key features provide:

  • A unique focus on field supervision and crew management
  • Coverage of supervision from the foreman to the superintendent level
  • An overview of technical skills whose mastery will build confidence and success for the supervisor
  • A detailed view of “soft” management and communications skills

“Construction Supervision is truly a one-of-a-kind reference,” said Andrea Sillah, Product Manager, RSMeans Books. “This professional guide highlights not only necessary technical and project management skills, but also the soft skills it takes to be a successful manager.”

Beginning with the definition and importance of supervision and ending with the increasingly import role construction supervisors will hold in the future, this book covers a wide range of topics and offers sound advice for solving the most complex management issues and much more.

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About RSMeans
RSMeans, a division of Reed Construction Data, is North America’s leading source of construction cost information. The company offers print, CD and online cost data; reference books and seminars; and consulting services—tools to help owners, developers, architects, engineers, and contractors estimate and control construction costs. Visit

About John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. has been a valued source of information and understanding for more than 200 years, helping people around the world meet their needs and fulfill their aspirations. Wiley and its acquired companies have published the works of more than 400 Nobel laureates in all categories: Literature, Economics, Physiology or Medicine, Physics, Chemistry, and Peace.

Wiley’s core businesses publish scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, encyclopedias, books, and online products and services; professional/trade books, subscription products, training materials, and online applications and Web sites; and educational materials for undergraduate and graduate students and lifelong learners. Wiley's global headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Canada, and Australia. The Company's Web site can be accessed at The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbols JWa and JWb.


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