The Oxford handbook of megaproject management (Record no. 31278)

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LC control number 2017933991
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International Standard Book Number 9780198732242
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TITLE STATEMENT
Title The Oxford handbook of megaproject management
Statement of responsibility, etc Edited by Bent Flyvbjerg
PUBLICATION, DISTRIBUTION, ETC. (IMPRINT)
Place of publication United Kingdom :
Publisher Oxford Univ Press,
Date 2017.
PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Extent xv, 600 p. :
Other Details ill. ;
Size 25 cm.
SERIES STATEMENT
Series statement Oxford handbooks
CONTENTS
Contents Introduction: The iron law of megaproject management / Bent Flyvbjerg --
Part I: Challenges. Has megaproject management lost its way? Lessons from history / Sylvain Lenfle and Christoph Loch ; Cycles in megaproject development / Matti Siemiatycki ; Big is fragile : an attempt at theorizing scale / Atif Ansar, Bent Flyvbjerg, Alexander Budzier, and Daniel Lunn ; Institutional challenges and solutions for global megaprojects / Raymond E. Levitt and W. Richard Scott ; Megaproject decision making and management : ethical and political issues / Bert Van Wee and Hugo Priemus ; Biggest infrastructure bubble ever? City and nation building with debt-financed megaprojects in China / Xuefei Ren --
Part II: Causes. Did megaproject research pioneer behavioral economics? The case of Albert O. Hirschman / Bent Flyvbjerg ; Megaproject escalation of commitment : an update and appraisal / Helga Drummond ; Megaprojects as games of innovation / Roger Miller, Donald Lessard, and Vivek Sakhrani ; Power and sensemaking in megaprojects / Stewart R. Clegg, Shankar Sankaran, Chris Biesenthal, and Julien Pollack ; A collective-action perspective on the planning of megaprojects / Nuno Gil ; Understanding drivers of mega-events in emerging economies / Robert A. Baade and Victor A. Matheson --
Part III: Cures. Innovation and flexibility in megaprojects : a new delivery model / Andrew Davies, Mark Dodgson, and David M. Gann ; Megaproject stakeholder management / Graham Winch ; Private finance : what problems does it solve, and how well? / Graeme Hodge and Carsten Greve ; Wider impacts of megaprojects : curse or cure? / Roger Vickerman ; Quality assurance in megaproject management : the Norwegian way / Gro Holst Volden and Knut Samset ; The good megadam : does it exist, all things considered? / Thayer Scudder --
Part IV: Cases. Cracking the code of megaproject innovation : the case of Boeing's 787 / Vered Holzmann, Aaron Shenhar, Yao Zhao, and Benjamin Melamed ; The power of systems integration : lessons from London 2012 / Andrew Davies ; Iconic urban megaprojects in a global context : revisiting Bilbao / Gerardo Del Cerro Santamaría ; Private provision of public services : the case of Australia's motorways / Demi Chung ; Megaprojects as political symbols : South Africa's Gautrain / Janis Van Der Westhuizen ; Large dam development : from Trojan horse to Pandora's box / Rhodante Ahlers, Margreet Zwarteveen, and Karen Bakker.
SUMMARY
Summary This Handbook provides state-of-the-art scholarship in the emerging field of megaproject management. The 25 chapters cover all aspects of megaproject management, from front-end planning to actual project delivery, including how to deal with stakeholders, risk, finance, complexity, innovation, governance, ethics, project breakdowns, and scale itself.
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Topical Heading Project management
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Topical Heading Project Management (PM)
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Name Flyvbjerg, Bent,
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        University of Wollongong in Dubai University of Wollongong in Dubai Main Collection 2017-10-03 AMAUK 658.404 OX FO T0056338 2017-05-21 2017-05-21 REGULAR
        University of Wollongong in Dubai University of Wollongong in Dubai Main Collection 2017-11-05 ABE 658.404 OX FO T0058139 2017-11-05 2017-11-05 REGULAR

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