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Introduction: Scope of the Book

Hugo Priemus, Bent Flyvbjerg and Bert van Wee

Chapter 1 in Decision-Making on Mega-Projects, 2008 from Edward Elgar Publishing

Abstract: This book enlarges the understanding of decision-making on mega-projects and suggest recommendations for a more effective, efficient and democratic approach. Authors from different scientific disciplines address various aspects of the decision-making process, such as management characteristics and cost–benefit analysis, planning and innovation and competition and institutions. The subject matter is highly diverse, but certain questions remain at the forefront. For example, how do we deal with protracted preparation processes, how do we tackle risks and uncertainties, and how can we best divide the risks and responsibilities among the private and public players throughout the different phases of the project?

Keywords: Business and Management; Development Studies; Economics and Finance; Environment; Urban and Regional Studies (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2008
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