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Recommended reading for those who want more information on the subject:

Alexander, Christopher et al., A Patten Language. NY: Oxford University Press, 1977, ISBN 0-19-501919-9. Pattern Language

Branko Kolarevic (Ed.), Architecture in the Digital Age – Design and Manufacturing, Taylor & Francis; New Ed edition (August 4, 2005).

Caudill, William Wayne. Architecture by Team. NY: Van Nost Reinhold, 1971.

Cheng, Renee, Questioning the Role of BIM in Architectural Education,  AEC Bytes Viewpoint #26, July 6, 2006. Counterpoint by Paul Seletsky

Cohen, Michael; March, James; Olsen, Johan, A Garbage Can Model of Organizational Choice, Administrative Science Quarterly 17,  JSTOR 2392088, 1972

Cotts, David and Lee, Michael. The Facility Management Handbook. American Management Association, NY, 1992, ISBN 0-8144-0117-1.

Dettmer, H. William. Goldratt’s Theory of Constraints: A Systems Approach to Continuous Improvement, NY:  Asq Quality Press, 1997.

Eastman, Chuck, Teicholz, Paul, Sacks, Rafael, ListonKathleen, BIM Handbook: A Guide to Building Information Modeling for Owners, Managers, Wiley

Elvin, George. Integrated Practice in Architecture: Mastering Design-Build, Fast-Track, and Building Information Modeling. Hoboken, NJ:  Wiley, 2007.

Feldmann, Clarence G. The Practical Guide to Business Process Reengineering Using IDEF0. NY: Dorset House, 1998, ISBN 0-932633-37-4.

Forsberg, Kevin; Mooz, Hal, and Cotterman, Howard. Visualizing Project Management: Models and Frameworks for Mastering Complex Systems. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Son, 2005.

Friedman,Thomas L. The World is Flat: A brief history of the twenty-first century. NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005, ISBN 978-0-374-29279-9.

Fuller, R. Buckminster. Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1969, ISBN 671-78902-3, Lib of Congress 69-15323.

Fuller, R. Buckminster. Intuition: Metaphysical Mosaic. Garden City, NY: Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1973, ISBN 0-385-01244-6, Lib of Congress 72-182837.

Fuller, R. Buckminster. Buckminster Fuller: Anthology for the New Millennium. NY: St. Martin’s Press, 2001.

Fuller, R. Buckminster. Critical Path, NY:  St. Martin’s Griffin, 1982.

Gallaher, Michael P.; O’Connor, Alan C.; Dettbarn, John L. Jr.; and Gilday, Linda T. Cost Analysis of Inadequate Interoperability in the U.S. Capital Facilities Industry. U.S. Department of Commerce Technology Administration, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Advanced Technology Program Information Technology and Electronics Office, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, August 2004, NIST GCR 04-867, Under Contract SB1341-02-C-0066.

Gladwell, Malcolm. The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Difference. NY: Back Bay Books, 2000, ISBN 978-0-316-31696-5.

Goldratt, Eliyahu M. What is this thing called Theory of Constraints and how should it be implemented. Toronto, North River Press, 1990, ISBN 0-88427-166-8.

Hatch, Alden, Buckminster Fuller, At Home in the Universe. NY: Crown Publishers Inc, 1974, Lib of Congress 73-91509.

Heery, George T. Time, Cost and Architecture. NY: Mcgraw-Hill, 1975, ISBN 0-07-027815-6.

Hino, Satoshi, and Jeffrey K. (Fwd) Liker. Inside the Mind of Toyota: Management Principles for Enduring Growth. Portland: Productivity Press, 2005.

Koch, Richard. The 80/20 Principle: The Art of Achieving More with Less. NY: Bantam, 1998.

Kunz, John and Gilligan, Brian. 2007 Value from VDC / BIM Use survey, Center for Integrated Facility Engineering (CIFE) at Stanford University, 2007.

IfcWiki-open portal for information about Industry Foundation Classes (IFC), List of certified software  and Free tools that support IFC.

Jantsch, John. Duct Tape Marketing, Thomas Nelson Inc. Nashville, TN: 2006, ISBN 978-0-7852-2100-5.

Jossey-Bass. Business Leadership: a Jossey-Bass reader, Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, CA, 2003, ISBN 0-7879-6441-7.

Kieran, Stephen, and James Timberlake. Refabricating Architecture: How Manufacturing Methodologies are Poised to Transform Building Construction. New York:  McGraw-Hill Professional, 2003.

Kotter. John P. Leading Change, Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 1996, ISBN 0-87584-747-1.

Kymmell, Willem. Building Information Modeling (BIM). New York:  McGraw-Hill Professional, 2007.

Liker, Jeffrey K., and James M. Morgan. The Toyota Product Development System: Integrating People, Process and Technology. Portland:  Productivity Press, 2006.

Liker, Jeffrey. The Toyota Way, McGraw-Hill, NY, 2004, ISBN 0-07-139231-9.

McKenzie, Ronald and Schoumacher, Bruce. Successful Business Plans for Architects, McGraw Hill, NY, 1992, ISBN 0-07-045654-2.

Nisbett, Richard E. and Ross, Lee. The Person and the Situation. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1991.

Ritchey, Tom; Wicked Problems: Structuring Social Messes with Morphological Analysis, Swedish Morphological Society, 2007.

Rittel, Horst, and Melvin Webber; Dilemmas in a General Theory of Planning, Policy Sciences, Vol. 4, Elsevier Scientific Publishing Company, Inc., Amsterdam, 1973

Rogers, Everett. Diffusion of Innovations. NY: New York Free Press, 1995.

Roundtable, The Construction Users, WP 1202 Collaboration, Integrated Information and the Project Life Cycle in Building Design, Construction and Operation, pub Aug 2004 and WP 1003 Construction Strategy: Optimizing the Construction Process, pub 2005, 4100 Executive Park Drive  Cincinnati, OH

Smith, Ryan, Prefab Architecture: A Guide to Modular Design and Construction, Wiley; 1 edition (December 14, 2010)

Toffler, Alvin. The Futurists, NY: Random House, 1972, ISBN 0-394-31713-0, Lib of Congress 70-39770.

Toffler, Alvin. The Eco-Spasm Report. NY: Bantam Books, Feb 1975.

Toffler, Alvin. Future Shock. NY: Bantam Books, 1970.

Toffler, Alvin. The Third Wave. NY:  Bantam, 1984.

Wilfrid, Thomas Nelson , The Garbage Can Model reopened: Toward improved modeling of decision-making in higher education, dissertations available from ProQuest, paper AAI9026670, 1990