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The Oxford Handbook of Megaproject Management (Oxford Handbooks)

Editat de Bent Flyvbjerg
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The Oxford Handbook of Megaproject Management provides state-of-the-art scholarship in the emerging field of megaproject management. Megaprojects are large, complex projects which typically cost billions of dollars and impact millions of people, like building a high-speed rail line, a megadam, a national health or pensions IT system, a new wide-body aircraft, or staging the Olympics.

The book contains 25 chapters written especially for this volume, covering 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. Individual chapters cover the history of the field and relevant theory, from behavioral economics to lock-in and escalation to systems integration and theories of agency and power. All geographies are covered - from the US to China, Europe to Africa, South America to Australia - as are a wide range of project types, from "hard" infrastructure to "soft" change projects. In-depth case studies illustrate salient points.

The Handbook offers rigorous, research-oriented, up-to-date academic view of the discipline, based on high-quality data and strong theory. It will be an indispensible resource for students, academics, policy makers, and practitioners.

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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9780198732242
ISBN-10: 0198732244
Pagini: 624
Dimensiuni: 186 x 253 x 41 mm
Greutate: 1.26 kg
Editura: Oxford University Press
Colecția OUP Oxford
Seria Oxford Handbooks

Locul publicării: Oxford, United Kingdom

Notă biografică

Bent Flyvbjerg is the first BT Professor and inaugural Chair of Major Programme Management at the University of Oxford. He is the author or editor of 10 books and more than 200 papers. His publications have been translated into 20 languages and are widely cited. His research has been covered by Science, The Economist, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, China Daily, The BBC, CNN, and many other media. Flyvbjerg serves as advisor andconsultant to government and business around the world, including the UK and US governments and several Fortune 500 companies. He was twice a Fulbright Scholar and received a knighthood in 2002.