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Rethinking Project Practice : Emerging Insights From a Series of Practitioner Books
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to identify the major trends and contributions published in the Advances in Project Management book series and place them in the context of the findings and outputs from the Rethinking ...
Thinking in Patterns : Problems, Solutions and Strategies
Humans have long been fascinated with patterns in nature and in socially constructed work and cultural environments. Consequently, the abilities to identify patterns and make sense of reality have been highly prized. British ...
The Essence of Collaboration : Extending our Reach and Potential Impact
It is sometimes said that competition makes us faster, but collaboration makes us better. The Oxford Dictionary defines collaboration as “the action of working with someone to produce something”. While collaboration enables ...
Advances in Project Management : Narrated Journeys in Uncharted Territory
On the evidence of the authors of Advances in Project Management: Narrated Journeys in Uncharted Territory, there is a sea change coming. That change will affect the way projects are perceived, lead and governed, particularly ...
Thinking in Contracts : The Role of Intelligent Procurements in Projects
Contracts, the legal documents capturing the formal agreements between people, parties or groups are often of little interest to project managers. Devised by solicitors and lawyers, they tend to emphasise the enforcement ...
Effective Decision Making during Project Implementation
Project leaders rely on the competence and knowledge of team members to implement successful projects in changing environments. Leaders mobilise knowledge and learning generated during project implementation to support ...