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Introduction

Peter W. G. Morris, Jeffrey Pinto and Jonas Söderlund

in The Oxford Handbook of Project Management

Published in print February 2011 | ISBN: 9780199563142
Published online May 2011 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199563142.003.0001

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Business and Management

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This Introduction defines the concept of the project and gives a brief overview of the history of the project. Project management’s growth since the growth since its formal articulation in the 1950s has been relentless and impressive, the Introduction states, and now presents many opportunities for interesting research. Finally the Introduction outlines the guiding principles of this book.

Keywords: project; project management; research; principles

Article.  4538 words. 

Subjects: Business and Management ; Operations Management ; Organizational Theory and Behaviour

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