Misrepresentation drives projects

Flyvbjerg, Bent (2004) Misrepresentation drives projects. ENR: The Construction Weekly, 2004. p. 87.

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Abstract

Recently as I was concluding a study on megaprojects, I thought of Nobel Prize winner F.A. Hayek's controversial article about the selection of political leaders, Why The Worst Gets on Top. Like Hayek's political leaders we found that is not necessarily the best megaprojects that succeed.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Strategic misrepresentation; optimism bias; major projects
Subject(s): Project management
Centre: BT Centre for Major Programme Management
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2011 13:45
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2015 14:05
URI: http://eureka.sbs.ox.ac.uk/id/eprint/797

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