Introduction: Towards the Third Wave of Project Management

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

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Oxford Handbook of Project Management
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780191724879
ISBN (Print)9780199563142
StatePublished - May 2 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Arts and Humanities(all)


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