The Strategic Management of Large Engineering Projects: Shaping Institutions, Risks, and Governance

The Strategic Management of Large Engineering Projects: Shaping Institutions, Risks, and Governance

by Roger Miller, Donald R. Lessard
     
 

ISBN-10: 0262122367

ISBN-13: 9780262122368

Pub. Date: 01/22/2001

Publisher: MIT Press

The book is based on an international research project that analyzed sixty LEPs,among them the Boston Harbor cleanup; the first phase of subway construction in Ankara, Turkey; a hydro dam on the Caroni River in Venezuela; and the construction of offshore oil platforms west of Flor, Norway.  See more details below

Overview

The book is based on an international research project that analyzed sixty LEPs,among them the Boston Harbor cleanup; the first phase of subway construction in Ankara, Turkey; a hydro dam on the Caroni River in Venezuela; and the construction of offshore oil platforms west of Flor, Norway.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262122368
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
01/22/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
259
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x (h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

List of Tables
List of Figures
The IMEC Research Group
The IMEC Research Program
List of Abbreviations
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1Public Goods and Private Strategies: Making Sense of Project Performance19
2Transformations in Arrangements for Shaping and Delivering Engineering Projects51
3Mapping and Facing the Landscape of Risks75
4Project Shaping as a Competitive Advantage93
5Strategic Systems and Templates113
6Building Governability into Project Structures131
7Transforming Institutions151
8The Financing of Large Engineering Projects165
9Partnering Alliances for Project Design and Execution181
10Rising to the Challenge of Evolving High-Stakes Games197
App. AShort Description of the Sixty Projects Studied in the IMEC Program211
App. BAttendees at the IMEC Forums in Montreal, Poitiers, and James Bay219
References223
Index231

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