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Samset, Knut

Making Essential Choices with Scant Information

Samset, Knut - Making Essential Choices with Scant Information, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Introduction

1. Decisions Made on Scant Information: Overview
Terry Williams

2. Projects, Their Quality at Entry and Challenges in the Front-end Phase
Knut Samset

Part II. Aligning Projects

3. Implementing Strategy Through Project Management: The Importance of Managing the Project Front-end
Peter W. G. Morris

4. Scenarios Planning
Kees Heijden

5. Up-Front Assessment of Needs
Petter Næss

6. Front-end Alignment of Projects — Doing the Right Project
Terry Cooke-Davies

7. Using Soft Systems Methodology to Structure Project Definition
Mark Winter

Part III. Generating Information

8. Optimism and Misrepresentation in Early Project Development
Bent Flyvbjerg

9. Decision Behaviour- Improving Expert Judgement
Geir Kirkebøen

10. Useful Heuristics
Benjamin Scheibehenne, Bettina Helversen

11. Expert Judgement of Probability and Risk
George Wright, Fergus Bolger, Gene Rowe

12. Evaluation of Risks in Complex Problems
Gregory S. Parnell

13. Obtaining Distributions from Groups for Decisions Under Uncertainty
Roger M. Cooke

Part IV. Analysing Information

14. Exploratory Quantitative Analysis of Emergent Problems with Scant Information
Tim Bedford

15. Analyzing Information. Techniques and Analyses
Bjørn Andersen

16. Parametric Analysis
Philip Pugh

Part V. Making Decisions

17. The Impact of New Information
Kjell J. Sunnevåg

18. The Complexity of Decision-Making in Large Projects with Multiple Partners: Be Prepared to Change
Roger Miller, Brian Hobbs

19. Project Profitability from Society’s Point of View
Kåre P. Hagen

Keywords: Business and Management, Business Strategy/Leadership, Knowledge Management, Management, Economics, general, Project Management

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
433 pages
Category
Economy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230236837
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-30224-6

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