Further Advances in Project Management:Guided Exploration in Unfamiliar Landscapes

Dalcher, Darren (2017) Further Advances in Project Management:Guided Exploration in Unfamiliar Landscapes. Advances in Project Management . Routledge. ISBN 9781138206649

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Abstract

Projects are ubiquitous to modern society, yet, concerns around successful delivery, value realisation, resilience and making change stick force a significant re-evaluation of the scope and extent of the ‘normal’ project discourse. The common thread for all of this is around capabilities, skills, attitudes, values and perspectives that are needed for successful delivery and the sustained realisation of interest, relationships, benefit, value and impact. The chapters collated in this volume bring together leading authorities on topics that are relevant to the management, leadership, governance and delivery of projects. Topics include people, communication, ethics, change management, value realisation, benefits, complexity, decision-making, project assurance, communication, knowledge management, big data, project requirements, business architecture, stakeholder engagement, strategy, users, systems thinking and resilience. The main aims of the collection are to reflect on the state of practice within the discipline; to propose new extensions and additions to good practice; to offer new insights and perspectives; to distil new knowledge; and to provide a way of sampling a range of the most promising ideas, perspectives and styles of writing from some of the leading thinkers and practitioners in the discipline.

Item Type: Book/Report/Proceedings
Departments: Lancaster University Management School > Management Science
ID Code: 127954
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 02 Oct 2018 13:18
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 26 Jan 2020 05:23
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/127954

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