Megaprojects and risk: A conversation with Bent Flyvbjerg

Flyvbjerg, Bent and Ehrenfeucht, Renia (2004) Megaprojects and risk: A conversation with Bent Flyvbjerg. Critical Planning: UCLA Urban Planning Journal, 11. pp. 51-63.

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As megaprojects have become ubiquitous, their real benefits and costs have come under increased scrutiny. We interviewed Bent Flyvbjerg, who has extensively studied megaproject development. Flyvbjerg has found systematic problems in the development process: by intentionally misrepresenting information and deliberately disregarding risks, proponents instigate projects that result in fewer fewer benefits and higher costs than promised.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Risk; major projects
Subject(s): Project management
Centre: BT Centre for Major Programme Management
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2011 14:24
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2015 14:05

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