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Published: 26 December 2017

144 Pages | 10 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198727668

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Projects: A Very Short Introduction

Andrew Davies

Very Short Introductions

  • Provides a clear, accessible introduction to the challenges involved in the organization and management of projects
  • Shows how projects are becoming increasingly important for dealing with the accelerating change and uncertainty facing post-industrial societies
  • Places projects in their long-term historical context of the agrarian, industrial, and post-industrial ages
  • Explains how projects are understood in theory and identifies different dimensions of projects that have to be managed and organized in different ways: uncertainty, complexity, and urgency
  • Discusses why projects are the primary organizational vehicle driving innovation in the modern world
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide