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Big project ventures: facilitating a collaborative planning and implementation process

Briggs, Maxwell (2010) Big project ventures: facilitating a collaborative planning and implementation process. Lambert Academic Publishing AG & Co., Germany.

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    Abstract

    This book is based on a study of a complex project proposal by governments and corporations for a futuristic city, the Multifunction Polis (MFP). It encompasses issues and challenges symptomatic of growth initiatives in the global competitive environment. Academic rigor is applied using corporate strategy and business principles to undertake a detailed analysis of the project proposal & feasibility study and to subsequently construct practical guidelines on how to effectively manage the interpretation & implementation of a large-scale collaborative venture. It specifically addresses a venture which involves fragmented groups representing a diversity of interests but which aspire to related goals and, to this end, there is a need for cooperation & synergy across the planning process.This is an easy to read book of general interest and well suited to practitioners and academics alike. Its relevance is far-reaching, extending to venture situations defined by location, industry, community or social interest, the context, scale and scope of the project, and the role of organization management, project management, market and industry development and public policy. flap text of book

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    ID Code: 39879
    Item Type: Book
    Keywords: Globalisation, collaborative venture, multifunction polis, strategic marketing, economic development, new economy
    ISBN: 9783838329772
    Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ECONOMICS (140000) > APPLIED ECONOMICS (140200) > Economic Development and Growth (140202)
    Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > MARKETING (150500) > Marketing Management (incl. Strategy and Customer Relations) (150503)
    Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations
    Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 Lambert Academic Publishing AG & Co.
    Deposited On: 07 Feb 2011 11:07
    Last Modified: 23 Aug 2012 13:20

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