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 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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    In Praise of Paradox Persistence member content locked

    By Gaim, Medhanie | Clegg, Stewart | Pina e Cunha, Miguel By analyzing paradoxes encountered in the construction of the Sydney Opera House project, we discuss how dialogical interactions enable options to emerge in the form of responses that were not…

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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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    Developing a Multidimensional Conception of Project Evaluation to Improve Projects member content locked

    By Rode, Anna Le Gerstrøm, Svejvig, Per | Martinsuo, Miia This study aims to explore and define project evaluation and reveal how it can promote continuous improvements within and across projects and organizations.

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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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