The Oxford Handbook of Project Management by Peter W. G. Morris

The Oxford Handbook of Project Management

EditorPeter W. G. Morris, Jeffrey K. Pinto, Jonas Soderlund

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The Oxford Handbook of Project Management presents and discusses leading ideas in the management of projects. Positioning project management as a domain much broader and more strategic than simply 'execution management', this Handbook draws on the insights of over 40 scholars to chart thedevelopment of the subject over the last 50 years or more as an area of increasing practical and academic interest. It suggests we could be entering an emerging 'third wave' of analysis and interpretation following its early technical and operational beginnings and the subsequent shift to a focus onprojects and their management. Topics dealt with include: the historical evolution of the subject; its theoretical base; professionalism; business and societal context; strategy; organization; governance; innovation; overruns; risk; information management; procurement; relationships and trust; knowledge management; practice andteams. This handbook is of particular relevance to those interested in the research issues underlying project management.

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Peter W.G. Morris is Professor and Head of the School of Construction and Project Management at University College London (UCL). He is the author of over 110 papers and several books on the management of projects. A previous Chairman of the Association for Project Management, he was awarded the Project Management Institute's 2005 Rese...
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Title:The Oxford Handbook of Project ManagementFormat:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.03 inPublished:July 27, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199655820

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Peter W.G. Morris, Jeffrey Pinto, and Jonas Soderlund: Introduction: Towards the Third Wave of Project ManagementPart I: History and Foundations1. Peter W.G. Morris: A Brief History of Project Management2. Jonas Soderlund: Theoretical Foundations of Project Management: Suggestions for a Pluralistic Understanding3. Rodney Turner, Jeffrey Pinto and Christophe Bredillet: The Evolution of Project Management Research: the Evidence from the Journals4. Damian Hodgson and Daniel Muzio: Prospects for Professionalism in Project ManagementPart II: Industry and Context5. Karlos Artto, Andrew Davies, Jaakko Kujala, Andrea Prencipe: The Project Business: Analytical Framework and Research Opportunities6. Mike Bresnen and Nick Marshall: Projects and Partnerships: Institutional Processes and Emergent Practices7. Gernot Grabher and Oliver Ibert: Project Ecologies: A Contextual View on Temporary OrganizationsPart III: Strategy and Decision-Making8. Jonas Soderlund and Fredrik Tell: The P-form Corporation: Contingencies, Characteristics, and Challenges9. Christoph Loch and Stylianos Kavadias: Implementing Strategy through Projects10. Sergio Pellegrinelli, David Partington and Joana G. Geraldi: Program Management: an Emerging Opportunity for Research and Scholarship11. Tim Brady and Mike Hobday: Projects and Innovation: Innovation and ProjectsPart IV: Governance and Control12. Ralf Muller: Project Governance13. Bent Flyvbjerg: Over Budget, Over Time, Over and Over Again: Managing Major Projects14. Graham M. Winch and Eunice Maytorena: Managing Risk and Uncertainty on Projects: a Cognitive Approach15. Jennifer Whyte and Raymond Levitt: Information Management and the Management of ProjectsPart V: Contracting and Relationships16. Bernard Cova and Robert Salle: Shaping Projects, Building Networks17. Stewart Clegg, Kjersti Bjorkeng, Tyrone Pitsis: Innovating the Practice of Normative Control in Project Management Contractual Relations18. Nuno Gil, Hedley Smyth And Jeffrey Pinto: Trust in Relational Contracting and as a Critical Organizational AttributePart VI: Organizing And Learning19. Lars Lindkvist: Knowledge Integration in Product Development Projects: a Contingency Framework20. Martin Hoegl, Miriam Muethel, and Hans Georg Gemuenden: Leadership and Teamwork in Dispersed Projects21. Markus Hallgren and Anders Soderholm: Projects-As-Practice: New Approach, New Insights