Project Estimating

Estimating is a critical part of project planning, involving a quantitative estimate of project costs, resources or duration. One conundrum in estimating, especially for public-sector projects, is that bidders sometimes make overly optimistic estimates in order to win the business.

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    The Dark Side of Environmental Sustainability in Projects member content locked

    By He, Qinghua | Wang, Zilun | Wang, Ge | Xie, Jianxun | Chen, Zhen Using fraud triangle theory, this study investigated the effects of three types of factors that shape contractor greenwashing behaviors.

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    The Dark Side of Projects member content locked

    By Locatelli, Giorgio | Kondstantinou, Efrosyni | Geraldi, Joana | Sainati, Tristano With this Special Issue and online collection, we aim to open the space for discussion (and more research!) on the dark side of projects and invite you to join our efforts.

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    The Relationship Between Uncertainty and Task Execution Strategies in Project Management member content locked

    By Maes, Tom | Gebhardt, Karolin | Riel, Andreas Common project management methodologies do not consider project task uncertainty for determining appropriate task execution strategies.

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    A Qualitative Analysis of Unethical Behaviors in Projects member content locked

    By Sarhadi, Mehrdad | Hasanzadeh, Sogand This research critically reviewed project ethics under the philosophical paradigm change from modernism to late modernism.

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    The Dark Side of Projects member content locked

    By Locatelli, Giorgio | Kondstantinou, Efrosyni | Geraldi, Joana | Sainati, Tristano This article presents the dark side of projects, engaging project scholars and practitioners in discussions about sensitive, confusing, uncomfortable, challenging, and questionable phenomena.

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