Concerned with the management of complex long-term engineering projects, this important volume, of great interest to postgraduate students of business, technology management and engineering, reports on a set of rich, novel and unique findings concerning the conduct and management of three high profile and complex projects.
The major investments which constitute complex long-term projects represent an increasingly important source of economic activity, often with particularly significant consequences for economic growth and public policy. This informative volume expertly contributes to broader debates concerning new organizational forms, knowledge management and organizational learning and the management of innovation in project-based settings.
Table of Contents, Introduction, Chapter 1: New Modes of Project Delivery, Chapter 2: Understanding the Challenges of Managing Complex Projects, Chapter 3: Researching Long-term, Service-led Projects, Chapter 4: Clarke Chapman: The Siderar Port Facilities Project, Chapter 5: ALSTOM Transport: The Pendolino Tilting Train Project, Chapter 6: Northumbrian Water: The Regional Sludge Treatment Centre Project, Chapter 7: The Problems Experienced with Integration, Chapter 8: Rethinking the Management of Complex Projects
Series: Routledge Studies in Technology, Work And Organizations : Book 3
Number Of Pages: 173
Published: 27th September 2013
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88
Weight (kg): 0.4
Edition Number: 1