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Global Megaprojects

Lessons, Case Studies, and Expert Advice on International Megaproject Management

Greiman, Virginia A.

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GLOBAL MEGAPROJECTS

The definitive guide to international megaprojects from an undisputed authority in the field

In Global Megaprojects: Lessons, Case Studies, and Expert Advice on International Megaproject Management, distinguished international megaproject researcher and consultant Virginia A. Greiman delivers a comprehensive and incisive discussion of a key topic in global infrastructure development: the international megaproject. In the book, readers will find indispensable guidance and insights from experienced megaproject experts, as well as over 20 case studies highlighting practical solutions to common and pressing issues faced by project stakeholders around the world.

This book was written to demonstrate that megaprojects can and have accomplished major economic, social, and technical advancements thought impossible but achieved by successfully confronting the challenges of the time. This book offers solutions and prescriptions for megaproject participants to overcome the complex challenges presented by these projects. It incorporates the latest evidence-based theory and a wealth of practical experience and provides a truly international perspective, showcasing viewpoints from a diverse collection of regions, cultures, and industries.

Global Megaprojects also presents:
* Thorough introductions to megaprojects and their lifecycles, including the megaproject ecosystem and the world's emerging megaprojects
* In-depth examinations of megaproject finance and economics, including innovation and value-driven program management
* Extensive explorations of complex project leadership, including the characteristics of uncertainty, complex projects, and cross-cultural dynamics
* Comprehensive discussions of megaproject implementation management, including global delivery methodologies and strategic objective alignment

Global Megaprojects: Lessons, Case Studies, and Expert Advice on International Megaproject Management will earn a place in the libraries of project managers, policymakers, academics, contractors, engineers, suppliers, investors, and sponsors of large international projects.

AUTHOR'S PERSPECTIVES

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

INTRODUCTION TO THIS BOOK

Key Concepts and Objectives

Pedagogy

Book Structure

Overview of Course Chapters

References

1 Introduction to Global Megaprojects

Introduction

Globalization and Megaprojects

Characterization of Global Megaprojects

Megaprojects: The Global Timeline

Prehistory

The Middle Ages

The Golden Age of Globalization

The Great Depression

The Great Megaproject Era

The Era of Great Tunnel, Energy, and Pipeline Projects

The Millennium Projects

Why Study Megaprojects?

Summary

Lessons and Best Practices

Discussion Questions

References

2 Megaproject Finance: Innovation and Value Driven Megaproject Management

Introduction: Financing the World's Infrastructure

Project Finance Definition and Characteristics

Project Finance v. Corporate Finance

Investment in the Developing Countries

Infrastructure Financing in the United States

Infrastructure Financing in the European Union

Sources of Funding for Project Finance

The Legal Framework: The Major Participants and Agreements

Export Credit Agencies

Multilateral Development Banks

Public Private Partnership Structures

Evaluation Criteria for Project Finance

Megaproject Evaluation: Beyond the Iron Triangle

Looking Back and Looking Forward: Ex-Ante and Ex-Post Evaluations

Evaluating Projects through the Life Cycle

Summary

Lessons and Best Practices

Discussion Questions

References

3 The Multilaterals and World Development

Introduction

Growing Demand for Global Infrastructure

The Role of the Multilaterals in Development

Mobilization of Capital

The Changing Landscape of Development Banks

International Development Case Studies

A Collective Action Perspective on the Planning of Global Megaprojects

The Social, Economic and Institutional Value of Megaprojects

Frameworks for Sustainable Development

Summary

Lessons and Best Practices

Discussion Questions

References

4 Leading Complex Global Projects

Introduction

Complexity in Relation to Uncertainty, Ambiguity, Conflict and Risk

Case Studies of Complex Projects

Strategic Management of Complexity

Summary

Lessons and Best Practices

Discussion Questions

References

5 Global Megaproject Governance

Introduction to Global Governance of Megaprojects

Developing a Megaproject Governance Framework

Project Governance between Developed and Developing Countries

Case Studies in Governance

Summary

Lessons and Best Practices

Discussion Questions

References

6 Integrating Project Organizations and Public Private Partnerships

Introduction

Part I: Project Organization Integration

Part II: The Structure of Organizations as Systems of Systems

Part III: Public Private Partnerships: The Sharing of Risk and Opportunity

Emerging Trends and Social Considerations for PPP Development

Case Studies in Public Private Partnership Development

Summary

Lessons and Best Practices

Discussion Questions

7 Managing the Megaproject Implementation and Delivery

Introduction

Phase 1: Initiation of the Megaproject

Phase 2: Global Project Delivery Methodologies and Procurement

Phase 3: Implementation

Phase 4: Project Controls

Phase 5: Transitioning a Megaproject to Operations

Lessons Learned on Cost and Schedule

Summary

Lessons and Best Practices

Discussion Questions

References

8 Megaprojects and Mega Risk: Opportunity, Risk and Resilience Management

Introduction

Emerging Risks on a Global Scale Impacting Megaprojects

Defining Risk and Risk Management

Structure of Megaproject Risks

Resilience and Risk Management

What is Project Risk Intelligence?

Developing a Risk Management Framework: A Shared Vision of Risk

Global Risk Factors in International Projects

Business Continuity Planning in the Management of Risks

Root Cause Analysis

Characterizing Risk

Normalization of Deviance Related to Risk Discovery

Catastrophic Loss Potential: Natural and Manmade Disasters

Summary

Lessons and Best Practices

Discussion Questions

References

9 Megaprojects: Troubles and Triumphs

Introduction

What is a Successful Megaproject?

Characteristics of Failed Projects

Case Studies in Megaproject Failures

Characteristics of the Most Successful Projects

Summary

Lessons and Best Practices

Discussion Questions

References

10 Laws and Contracts in Global Megaprojects

Introduction

Planning for Procurement

Concession Procurement

Private Sector Procurement

Megaproject Procurement in the United States

Laws Governing International Megaproject Contracting

Challenging Negotiations in Megaproject Contracts

Collaborative Contracting

Emerging Issues in Global Development Laws and Contracts

Checklist for Contract development in Emerging Markets

Summary

Lessons and Best Practices

Discussion Questions

References

11 Megaproject Innovation and Resilience

Introduction

Where does Innovation Come From?

Megaproject Innovation Programs

What is an Innovation Strategy?

Impediments to Innovation

Enablers and Challenges to Innovation

Best Practices for Innovation

The Seven Global Innovation Index Pillars

Summary

Lessons and Best Practices

Discussion Questions

References

12 The Future of Global Megaprojects

Introduction

Blue Ocean Thinking

Blue Economy Thinking

Challenges of Future Megaprojects

Meeting the Grand Challenges of the 21st Century

Global Change and International Cooperation

Global Megaprojects and the Leaders of Tomorrow

Megaprojects and the Growth of the Digital Economy

Impact of New Technologies on Human Rights and Privacy

Megaproject Management: Looking Back to Move the Future Forward

Leadership for Megaprojects in the Emergent Era

PMI's New Principle Based Approach to Project Management

Megaprojects and System Perspectives

Summary

Lessons and Best Practices

Discussion Questions

References


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ACRONYMS
Virginia A. Greiman is Assistant Professor at Boston University where she leads research on the implementation of global megaprojects. She is the author or co-author of 4 books in the areas of international law and development, megaproject management, systems engineering, and cyber law and governance. She has more than 25 years of experience in megaproject finance and implementation and has served on the 12-member executive team of America's $14.8 billion Central Artery Tunnel Project. She provides expert advice to governments, international organizations, and private industry on meeting the challenges of infrastructure megaprojects and serves on several international megaproject advisory boards.