Taming Giant Projects

Taming Giant Projects

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Giant projects often end in giant failures. Based on an analysis of the technical, time, and financial goals from case studies, including one on the Olympic Games, four success factors in managing giant projects are identified: formulation and change of goals, basic configuration, socio-political environment, and management structure and capacity. The book focuses on the crucial role of the project owner and offers invaluable recommendations and guidance.The goal formulation was also incomplete because the project owners and project management failed to turn estimates into budgets ... a conventional manual system. ... Basic Design Most of the Olympic facilities are located in a suburban area of Munich (called aquot;Oberwiesenfeldaquot;), which was designed by two architect teamsanbsp;...

Title:Taming Giant Projects
Author:Oskar Gr]n
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2004-05-05


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