Avoid common pitfalls in large-scale projects using these smartstrategies
Over half of large-scale engineering and constructionprojects--off-shore oil platforms, chemical plants, metalsprocessing, dams, and similar projects--have miserably poorresults. These include billions of dollars in overruns, long delaysin design and construction, and poor operability once finallycompleted.
Industrial Megaprojects gives you a clear, nontechnicalunderstanding of why these major projects get into trouble, and howyour company can prevent hazardous and costly errors whenundertaking such large technical and management challenges. * Clearly explains the underlying causes of over-budget, delayed,and unsafe megaprojects * Examines effects of poor project management, destructive teambehaviors, weak accountability systems, short-term focus, and lackof investment in technical expertise * Author is the CEO of the leading consulting firm for evaluatingbillion-dollar projects
Companies worldwide are rethinking their large-scale projects.Industrial Megaprojects is your essential guide for thisrethink, offering the tools and principles that are the truefoundation of safe, cost-effective, successful megaprojects.