December-January 2015

  • Foundations of project management research

    By Gemünden, Hans Georg The December/January issue is devoted to stakeholder management.

  • Project stakeholder management

    By Eskerod, Pernille | Huemann, Martina | Savage, Grant In this special issue on project stakeholder management, the aim is to advance the understanding of this topic by looking into theory outside the project management field and by presenting findings…

  • Stakeholder dynamics during the project front - end

    By Aaltonen, Kirsi | Kujala, Jaakko | Havela, Laura | Savage, Grant Understanding stakeholder dynamics and their impact on project management is crucial, especially for large and complex projects such as nuclear waste repositories. This study examines the…

  • Stakeholder inclusiveness

    By Eskerod, Pernille | Huemann, Martina | Ringhofer, Claudia According to research, stakeholder disappointment is a root problem within projects. In this article, the dilemmas related to stakeholder inclusiveness, in other words, engaging a broad range of…

  • Breakthrough R&D stakeholders

    By Hooge, Sophie | Dalmass, Cédric We studied the management of internal R&D stakeholders and their involvement dynamics in breakthrough R&D projects. Building on a longitudinal research partnership with a global car manufacturer…

  • Managing project stakeholder communication

    By Turkulainen, Virpi | Aaltonen, Kirsi | Lohikoski, Päivi This research develops the understanding of project stakeholder management through examining how stakeholder communication is facilitated and managed during the different phases of the project's…

  • Online stakeholder interactions in the early stage of a megaproject

    By Williams, Nigel L. | Ferdinand, Nicole | Pasian, Beverly The purpose of this article is to examine the network structure of online stakeholder discussions in the planning stage of a UK public megaproject, High Speed Rail 2. By providing new rail…

  • Developing a cost overrun predictive model for complex systems development projects

    By Adoko, Moses T. | Mazzuchi, Thomas A. | Sarkani, Shahram While system complexity is on the rise across many product lines, the resources required to successfully design and implement complex systems remain constrained. Because financiers of complex…

  • Cost overruns in hydrocarbon megaprojects

    By Olaniran, Olugbenga Jide | Love, Peter E. D. | Edwards, David | Olatunji, Oluwole Alfred | Matthews, Jane Cost overruns are prevalent in hydrocarbon (oil and gas) megaprojects. A recent report indicates that 64% of ongoing megaprojects globally are facing cost overruns. Despite their increasing…

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