The Wild Card of Design: A Perspective on Architecture in a Project Management Environment
Provides architects with a positive view of project management and a guide to current project management issues. The author helps erode the design and management split in the profession and open doors to relevant areas of management research and theory.
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Projects professionals and managers
New issues and old debates
The concept of project management
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