Underperformance is a common threat to megaproject managers and the track record of cost and time overruns in these projects is well documented. While front end planning is important, not all events and scenarios can be foreseen when the project can take several years to complete and may involve many companies and stakeholders. In our research we find that the capacity to adapt to this uncertainty during the life of the project is crucial for megaproject performance but it is often overlooked as a capability.
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Introduction webinar for March 2017 Book Club: How to Manage Complex Programs by Tom Kendrick
An Anthropological Perspective on the Symbolic Interpretations of the Dutch High Speed Train Megaproject
The webinar will point ten myths that are frequent on construction schedules. Presenter will also offer alternatives for these myths that will help on managing schedules. Content is based on the presenter’s experience of more than 10 years managing schedules for engineering and construction projects in several industries: cereals, automobile, paper, hotels, hospitals, steel, government, real state.