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Industry needs and course content in project management

Shirazi, A. & Hampson, Keith D. (1998) Industry needs and course content in project management. In COBRA : Construction and Building Research Conference 1998 : Proceedings, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, pp. 38-43.

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Abstract

The new competitive international business environment is characterised by constant change and uncertainty. This is particularly true in project-oriented industries such as construction where subcontracting and competitive tendering add new dimensions to an already uncertain working environment.

Many management writers and practitioners argue that the changing business environment and the speed required to design, develop and market products and services will lead to increasing use of project management in the future. This means that project management skills will become a competitive weapon for those individuals and firms that properly develop them.

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ID Code: 51089
Item Type: Conference Paper
ISBN: 1873640234
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > Research Centres > Sustainable Built Environment National Research Centre
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Deposited On: 27 Jun 2012 08:59
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2012 09:05

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