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By Virginia A. Greiman

Project administration classes discovered at the sizeable Dig, America's largest megaproject, by way of a middle member answerable for its day-by-day operations

In Megaproject Management, a crucial member of the massive Dig group unearths the varied dangers, demanding situations, and accomplishments of the main complicated city infrastructure undertaking within the heritage of the U.S.. Drawing on own event and interviews with venture engineers, government oversight fee officers, and center managers, the writer, a former deputy suggestions and probability supervisor for the large Dig, develops new insights as she describes the realities of day by day administration of the venture from a venture manager's perspective.

The e-book accommodates either conception and perform and is as a result hugely steered to policymakers, lecturers, and undertaking administration practitioners. concentrating on classes realized, this insightful coursebook provides the large Dig as a big case learn within the administration of threat, expense, and time table, relatively the interrelation of technical, felony, political, and social components. It offers an research of the problems in coping with megaprojects in the course of each one section and over the existence span of the undertaking, whereas supplying worthwhile classes on why tasks get it wrong and what might be performed to avoid venture failure. It additionally bargains new rules to reinforce undertaking administration functionality and innovation in our worldwide society.

This certain guide:

  • Defines megaproject features and frameworks
  • Reviews the massive Dig's heritage, stakeholders, and governance
  • Examines the project's administration scope, scheduling, and value management—including venture delays and price overruns
  • Analyzes the massive Dig's possibility administration and caliber management
  • Reveals how you can construct a sustainable venture via integration and alter introduction

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