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Project Management
A Value Creation Approach

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February 2022 | 656 pages | SAGE Texts
This adaptation is an invaluable manual on developing the essential life and workplace skill of project management.

Project Management: A Value Creation Approach guides its readers through the entire life cycle of a project, from conception to completion. It draws on the latest research and practices to provide a contemporary understanding of the subject that encourages readers to take an active learning journey through the field. The methodology explained in the book puts emphasis on people and not just processes, ensuring an approach that will create value for all stakeholders in a project. It promotes a critical and reflexive outlook to the subject. 

Key Features:

Includes case studies that discuss a wide variety of projects across different industries 

Reflects the current trends in project management

The ‘In Practice’ feature tests the reader’s ability to apply theories to practical situations by using short case studies

Encourages readers to creatively approach problems in project management through the ‘What would you do?’ feature
Preface: Using This Book
A Guide to Project Management
Praise for Project
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Mapping Projects: An Introduction
Valuing Projects
Defining Projects
Managing Projects
Executing Projects
Organizing Projects
Leading Projects
Teaming in Projects
Managing Uncertainty in Projects
Collaborating with Stakeholders in Projects
Learning and Innovation in Projects
Complexifying Projects
Ending Projects


Stewart R. Clegg

Stewart Clegg is Professor in the School of Project Management and the John Grill Institute for leadership at the University of Sydney as well as an Emeritus Professor of Management and Organization Studies at the University of Technology Sydney. He is also a Visiting Professor at the University of Stavanger, Norway; University of Johannesburg, South Africa and Universidade Nova School of Business and Economics. He has published widely in the management, organizations and politics literatures in many of the leading journals. Widely acknowledged as one of the most significant contemporary theorists of power relations he is also one of the... More About Author

Torgeir Skyttermoen

Torgeir Skyttermoen is Associate Professor in Project Management at Oslo Business School, Oslo Metropolitan University. He has published books on project management, have been teaching in several disciplines in studies for more than 20 years, including project management. Skyttermoen has developed several studies and has received the Norwegian Ministry of Education's Quality Award, and cares a lot providing proper learning processes. He is also Visiting Associate Professor at Innlandet Norway University of Applied Sciences. Skyttermoen is also used as an instructor and consultant in business and public organizations. More About Author

Anne Live Vaagaasar

Anne Live Vaagaasar, PhD., is Associate Professor in Management at BI Norwegian Business School. She has published widely within organizational science, in particular on temporary organizing. Here key interests are issues of organizing, relationship development, temporality, learning and innovating – always in the context of temporary organizations. She has published three books and numerous articles on these topics and won several international research awards. She is responsible for the renowned executive programs in Project Management at BI and teaches and gives lectures on a wide range of topics within the subject area. More About Author

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ISBN: 9789354790447