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The Oxford Handbook of Megaproject Management provides state-of-the-art scholarship in the emerging field of megaproject management. Megaprojects are large, complex projects that typically cost billions of dollars and impact millions of people, like building a high-speed rail line, a megadam, a national health or pensions IT system, a new wide-body aircraft, or staging the ...more
Hardcover, 568 pages
Published June 20th 2017 by Oxford University Press, USA
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Abhinav Gupta
Jun 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The topic of this book is fascinating. The first surprising realisation is that how critical MegaProjects are to Global economy yet how often these are treated as regular projects. No wonder the success rate of such Megaprojects is dismal. Most projects go over budget, are delayed as well as have less than the projected impact.

The book provides the full context and examples of issues as well as possible cures to better manage such MegaProjects.

Another fascinating discussion in the book pertains
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John Weiler
Apr 27, 2018 rated it really liked it
Excellent collection of independent articles. Many, perhaps most, focus on project economical elements and organizational structuring as opposed to what I consider as pure project management. I think the book would be more appropriately named “Megaproject Financing and Governance.” In which case it would warrant 4.1 stars!
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