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Project Governance

Getting Investments Right

Editors: Williams, T., Samset, K. (Eds.)

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Provides essential insight into what it takes to turn an initial idea into a project with successful outcome in the long term. Fills a gap in current literature on project management and is thoroughly grounded in the latest research in this field.

About the authors

DEREK BRADDON Emeritus Professor of Economics at the Bristol Business School, University of the West of England, UK CHRIS CHAPMAN Emeritus Professor of Management Science, University of Southampton, UK TOM CHRISTENSEN Professor of Public Administration and Public Policy at the Department of Political Science, University of Oslo, Norway SVETLANA CICMIL Director of Postgraduate Research and Associate Professor in Global Operations, Faculty of Business and Law, University of the West of England, UK ROBERT DEFILLIPPI Professor and Chair of Strategy and International Business and the founder and Director of the Center for Innovation and Change Leadership at the Sawyer Business School, Suffolk University, USA ANDREW EDKINS Director of the Bartlett School of Construction & Project Management at UCL, UK GRO HOLST VOLDEN Research Director of the Concept Research Program at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway V.K. NARAYANAN Associate Dean for Research, Director of the PhD program and the Center for Research Excellence, and the Stubbs Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship in Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA TIM O'LEARY Visiting Lecturer at the University of Southampton, UK ALAN SMITH Director of University College London's Mullard Space Science Laboratory and the Centre for Systems Engineering, UK

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Williams, Terry (et al.)

    Pages 1-2

  • The Influence of Strategic Context on Project Management Systems: A Senior Management Perspective

    Narayanan, V. K. (et al.)

    Pages 3-45

  • The Proposal

    Samset, Knut (et al.)

    Pages 46-80

  • Assessing the Proposal

    Chapman, Chris

    Pages 81-134

  • Designing the Project

    Edkins, Andrew (et al.)

    Pages 135-174

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Project Governance
Book Subtitle
Getting Investments Right
Editors
  • T. Williams
  • K. Samset
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-27461-8
DOI
10.1057/9781137274618
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-36348-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-34897-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 296
Topics