Why Do Projects Fail?

Budzier, Alexander and Flyvbjerg, Bent (2015) Why Do Projects Fail? Project Magazine, Summer. p. 22.

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Abstract

Our research documents that projects across industries and geographies struggle to meet the most basic targets. Nine out of ten transport projects, six out of ten energy projects, seven out of ten dams, five out of ten technology projects, and ten out of ten Olympics do not meet their cost targets. Most strikingly, this trend has been constant, with no improvement over the past century. Why?

Item Type: Article
Keywords: project management, project planning, planning, management
Subject(s): Project management
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2016 13:37
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2016 13:37
URI: http://eureka.sbs.ox.ac.uk/id/eprint/6122

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