Human Dynamics

In Construction Risk Management The Key to Success or Failure


Review by Claire Bursnoll CEng MICE, Former Senior Lecturer in Construction Management, Kingston University, London

March 31, 2016

I came across this title when I was preparing material for an MSC...


Matthew Bell, Senior Lecturer, Melbourne University School of Construction Law

October 17, 2015

“This book gives construction industry professionals, including lawyers, interesting and valuable insights into...


Book review by Professor Rudi Klein, President of the NEC Users’ Group

September 7, 2015

“Human Dynamics in Construction Risk Management should be essential reading for all NEC...


ResoLex RADAR Appointment

April 30, 2015

Charles O’Neil has been appointed as a Panel Member to ResoLex RADAR, in...


Stanford University

April 22, 2015

Charles O’Neil and John McArthur (author of Chapter 19) were honoured to be...


Book Endorsement: Tony Llewellyn, Project Team Coaching

January 28, 2015

“Charles and his co-authors have picked up on the behavioural issues that create...


The ACICA Review December 2014 Issues Book Review

January 16, 2015

In the December 2014 issue of The ACICA Review, Charles O’Neil’s book “Human...


An Extract from Dr Peter Hansford’s Foreword

January 16, 2015

The foreword of the book “Human Dynamics in Construction Risk Management” is written...


Successful London Book Launch of ‘Human Dynamics in Construction Risk Management’

December 17, 2014

Successful London Book Launch of
‘Human Dynamics in Construction Risk Management’.

On 24 November, Keating Chambers kindly hosted representatives of the construction industry and the legal fraternity to a lively and entertaining launch of the new book.

Paul Darling QC welcomed the guests on behalf of Keating Chambers, a leading Barristers’ Chambers offering legal expertise to the construction and engineering industries.


Dr Robert Gaitskell QC from Keating Chambers was one of 12 co-authors of the book, contributing the chapter ‘Dispute Boards in the context of the ITER Nuclear Fusion Project in France’



Paul Darling QC, Dr Robert Gaitskell QC and Charles O’Neil




Dr. Peter Hansford informed the audience on the latest government initiatives for the construction industry. Dr Hansford is the Chief Construction Adviser to the UK Government and was President of The Institution of Civil Engineers in 2010-2011.





John McArthur, President of Kiewit Corporation of Omaha NE USA provided an overview on the North American construction industry and its approach to risk management.
Kiewit Corp has widespread activities in major construction and infrastructure investment in the U.S.A and Canada.



Charles O’Neil reviewed the background and motivation to the writing of the book and thanked his co-authors and everyone that was involved in the editing and publishing of the book.





Further information on the Book and the Launch can be found on

ResoLex CEO Edward Moore was one of 12 co-authors of the book, contributing the chapter.

‘Early Warning through Stakeholder Communications – ‘The RADAR horizon scanning system’