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Managing and working in project society: institutional challenges of temporary organizations

By: Lundin, Rolf A.
Contributor(s): Arvidsson, Niklas [Co author] | Brady, Tim [Co author] | Ekstedt, Eskil [Co author] | Midler, Christophe [Co author] | Sydow, Jorg [Co author].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London Cambridge University Press 2017Description: xiv, 274 p.ISBN: 9781107434462.Subject(s): Project management | Industrial organisation | Project society | Industrial societyDDC classification: 658.404 Summary: In this book, leading authorities on project organizing explore the growing deployment of projects and other types of temporary organizations, with a focus on the challenges created by projectification. The way projects are coordinated and handled influences the success of innovation and change within organizations and is critical for strategic development in our societies, yet it is often at odds with the institutions of traditional industrial society. Drawing on both theoretical perspectives and real-world cases, this book sheds light on the transformation toward a project society and explores the effects, opportunities, and conflicts it has created. As change continues, the authors make a case for renewing institutions and mind-sets and provide a foundation from which to discuss societal changes for the future. This is an invaluable book for researchers and students in project management and organizational theory programs, as well as professionals involved in the management of projects. https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/managing-and-working-in-project-society/603F0D1A078D4AF740ED619A0D1317AA#fndtn-information
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In this book, leading authorities on project organizing explore the growing deployment of projects and other types of temporary organizations, with a focus on the challenges created by projectification. The way projects are coordinated and handled influences the success of innovation and change within organizations and is critical for strategic development in our societies, yet it is often at odds with the institutions of traditional industrial society. Drawing on both theoretical perspectives and real-world cases, this book sheds light on the transformation toward a project society and explores the effects, opportunities, and conflicts it has created. As change continues, the authors make a case for renewing institutions and mind-sets and provide a foundation from which to discuss societal changes for the future. This is an invaluable book for researchers and students in project management and organizational theory programs, as well as professionals involved in the management of projects.

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