The Oxford Handbook of Project Management, Paperback / softback Book

The Oxford Handbook of Project Management Paperback / softback

Edited by Peter W. G. Morris, Jeffrey K. Pinto, Jonas Soderlund

Part of the Oxford Handbooks series


The Oxford Handbook of Project Management presents and discusses leading ideas in the management of projects.

Positioning project management as a domain much broader and more strategic than simply 'execution management', this Handbook draws on the insights of over 40 scholars to chart the development of the subject over the last 50 years or more as an area of increasing practical and academic interest.

It suggests we could be entering an emerging 'third wave' of analysis and interpretation following its early technical and operational beginnings and the subsequent shift to a focus on projects and their management.

Topics dealt with include: the historical evolution of the subject; its theoretical base; professionalism; business and societal context; strategy; organization; governance; innovation; overruns; risk; information management; procurement; relationships and trust; knowledge management; practice and teams.

This handbook is of particular relevance to those interested in the research issues underlying project management.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 576 pages, Numerous figures and tables
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Management decision making
  • ISBN: 9780199655823



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