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The Oxford handbook of megaproject management

Author: Bent Flyvbjerg
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Series: Oxford handbooks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bent Flyvbjerg
ISBN: 0198732244 9780198732242
OCLC Number: 950476062
Notes: Series statement from dust jacket.
Description: xv, 600 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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.
Series Title: Oxford handbooks.
Other Titles: Megaproject Management
Responsibility: edited by Bent Flyvbjerg.

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