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Industrial Megaprojects

Concepts, Strategies, and Practices for Success

Wiley, J,
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Avoid common pitfalls in large-scale projects using these smartstrategies
Over half of large-scale engineering and constructionprojects--off-shore oil platforms, chemical plants, metalsprocessing, dams, and similar projects--have miserably poorresults. These include billions of dollars in overruns, long delaysin design and construction, and poor operability once finallycompleted.
Industrial Megaprojects gives you a clear, nontechnicalunderstanding of why these major projects get into trouble, and howyour company can prevent hazardous and costly errors whenundertaking such large technical and management challenges.
* Clearly explains the underlying causes of over-budget, delayed,and unsafe megaprojects
* Examines effects of poor project management, destructive teambehaviors, weak accountability systems, short-term focus, and lackof investment in technical expertise
* Author is the CEO of the leading consulting firm for evaluatingbillion-dollar projects
Companies worldwide are rethinking their large-scale projects.Industrial Megaprojects is your essential guide for thisrethink, offering the tools and principles that are the truefoundation of safe, cost-effective, successful megaprojects.


Titel: Industrial Megaprojects
Autoren/Herausgeber: Edward W. Merrow
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9781118067505

Seitenzahl: 384
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

Edward W. Merrow is the founder and CEO of Independent Project Analysis, Inc., the world's leading consulting firm evaluating billion-dollar megaprojects of national and international oil, chemical, pharmaceutical, and major mineral companies, and benchmarking their cost, schedules, safety, startup, and operational performance. Before founding IPA in 1987, Merrow was a research analyst and later the director of the Energy Policy Program at the RAND Corporation. - Newsletter
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