(p. xiii) List of Contributors
(p. xiii) List of Contributors
Karlos Artto is a Professor of Project Business at Aalto University, Finland, where he leads the Project Business research group. His publications include more than 100 academic papers, book chapters, and books on project business and on the management of project-based firms. He belongs to several editorial boards of academic journals. He has supervised more than 100 master's theses and several doctoral dissertations.
Kjesti Bjørkeng is Senior Researcher at SINTEF Technology and Society and a core member of Centre for Management and Organization Studies Research at the University of Technology, Sydney. She has published her research in books and handbooks and in journals such as Management Learning and Society and Business Review. Her primary interest areas are organizational knowing and learning viewed from a practice-based perspective.
Tim Brady has been researching innovation and innovation management since 1980, joining CENTRIM (Centre for Research in Innovation Management) at the University of Brighton in 1994. He was Deputy Director of the ESRC-funded CoPS Innovation Centre. A member of the EPSRC's “Rethinking Project Management” Network, he organized the 2007 IRNOP research conference. Current research interests include learning and capability development in project-based business.
Christophe Bredillet is Dean and Provost at SKEMA Business School, Lille, France. He is Professor of Strategy, Programme, and Project Management and Director of Postgraduate Studies. He is editor of the Project Management Journal. His interests and research activities cover principles and theories of project management and business dynamics.
Mike Bresnen is Professor of Organisation Studies at Manchester Business School, University of Manchester. He is Associate Editor of Organisation and a founding member of the Innovation, Knowledge, and Organisational Networking (IKON) research center based at Warwick Business School. He has researched and published widely on the organization and management of the construction process, as well as on inter-organizational relations, project management, and innovation in the biomedical field.
(p. xiv) Stewart Clegg is Research Professor and Director of the Centre for Management and Organization Studies Research at the University of Technology, Sydney. He is also a Visiting Professor at Copenhagen Business School and EM-Lyon. A prolific publisher in leading academic journals in social science, management, and organization theory, he is also the author and editor of many books, including Handbook of Power, Handbook of Macro-Organization Behaviour, and Handbook of Organization Studies.
Bernard Cova is Professor of Marketing at Euromed Management, Marseilles, France, and Visiting Professor at Bocconi University, Milan, Italy. For twenty-five years he has worked on the development of a specific marketing approach to assist companies selling projects and solutions. He is also known for his research on communal consumption and collaborative marketing approaches.
Andrew Davies is Reader in the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Group and Co-Director of the EPSRC Innovation Studies Centre, at Imperial College Business School, Imperial College, London. His research focuses on innovation in projects and project-based firms. He is author of The Business of Projects: Managing Innovation in Complex Products and Systems, Cambridge University Press (2005), co-authored with Michael Hobday.
Bent Flyvbjerg is Professor and Founding Chair of Major Programme Management at Oxford University and Founding Director of Oxford's BT Centre for Major Programme Management. He was twice a Visiting Fulbright Scholar to the USA, where he did research at UCLA, UC Berkeley, and Harvard. His books include Megaprojects and Risk and Decision-Making on Mega-Projects. His publications have been translated into eighteen languages.
Hans Georg Gemuenden is a Professor at Berlin University of Technology (TU Berlin), where he holds the Chair for Technology and Innovation Management. He has written several books and many articles in the fields of innovation and technology management, entrepreneurship, project management, strategy, marketing, and accounting, published in Organization Science, Research Policy, Management International Review, International Journal of Project Management, and other journals.
Joana Geraldi is a Lecturer in the School of Construction and Project Management at UCL. Her research involves the management of change and complexity in projects and programs and how organizations create a context for project and program work. She has authored and co-authored several articles, published mainly in the International Journal of Project Management and the Project Management Journal. She was awarded the 2008 IPMA and APM research awards.
Nuno A. Gil earned a Ph.D. in Engineering from UC Berkeley, after professional practice stints in structural engineering and project management. He joined the (p. xv) Manchester Business School in 2004. He focuses his research on the delivery of large engineering projects/programmes, investigating development processes, design architectures, contracting strategies, and governance structures. A key element that ties his research together is a focus on new infrastructure development.
Gernot Grabher is Professor of Urban and Regional Economic Studies at the Hafen City University, Hamburg. He has held Visiting positions at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Columbia University and at Stanford University, Cornell University, Santa Fe Institute, and Copenhagen Business School. He is co-editor of Economic Geography and the Regions and Cities book series of the Regional Studies Association, and is an editorial board member of six international geography journals.
Markus Hällgren is an Assistant Professor at the Umeå School of Business, Sweden. His primary research interest is projects-as-practice and organization theory applied to projects. He is currently studying the practice of managing deviations in construction projects and of managing innovation in distributed systems, as well as group dynamics in mountain climbing expeditions.
Mike Hobday is Professor of Innovation Management at CENTRIM (Centre for Research in Innovation Management), Brighton University. His research includes innovation in complex products and systems. As well as many journal publications, he is the author of various books including The Business of Projects: Managing Innovation in Complex Products and Systems, with Andrew Davies, Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Damian Hodgson is Senior Lecturer in Organisational Analysis and a member of the Centre for Research in the Management of Projects at the Manchester Business School. His research focuses on the professionalization of project management and contemporary processes of organizational and societal projectification. He is co-convenor of a series of workshops entitled “Making Projects Critical”.
Martin Hoegl is a Professor at WHU–Otto Beisheim School of Management (Germany), where he holds the Chair of Leadership and Human Resource Management. His main research interests include leadership and collaboration in project-based organizations. He has published in leading international journals, including the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, MIT Sloan Management Review, Organization Science, and others.
Oliver Ibert is Professor of Economic Geography at the Free University of Berlin and head of the research unit “Regionalization and Economic Spaces” at the (p. xvi) Leibniz-Institute for Regional Development and Structural Planning (IRS) in Erkner. In 2002 he received his Ph.D. in social sciences from the University of Oldenburg. His research focuses on temporary organizations, knowledge practices, user-induced innovation, and planning theory.
Stylianos Kavadias is the Edward J. Brown Jr. Associate Professor of Technology and Operations Management at the College of Management of Georgia Tech. His research focuses on the strategic, organizational, and process determinants of resource allocation in project portfolios, and has published frequently in Management Science. He teaches project management and product development in MBA and executive programs at Georgia Tech.
Jaakko Kujala is a Professor of Project and Quality Management at the University of Oulu, Finland. He has over ten years' experience in the automation system industry and has initiated several large research projects with the participation of leading project-based firms, such as Nokia Siemens Networks, Kone, Wärtsilä, and Metso. His research interests include contextual variables and business models in project-based firms.
Raymond Levitt is Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University where he directs the Collaboratory for Research on Global Projects and the Stanford Advanced Project Management executive program. His research group developed SimVision® to predict and mitigate schedule and quality risks on fast-track projects. Dr Levitt co-founded and is a Director of Design Power, Vité, and Visual Network Design.
Lars Lindkvist is Professor of Business Administration at the Department of Management and Engineering, Linköping University, where he is a member of the KITE Research Group. His work within the area of project organization and knowledge processes is published in Journal of Management Studies, Organization Studies, Management Learning, Journal of Management and Governance, and International Journal of Project Management.
Christoph Loch is Chaired Professor of Technology Management at INSEAD. His research interests revolve around R&D management, project management, strategy deployment, and motivating professionals. He has published four books and fifty articles in leading journals, of which twenty are co-authored with practicing managers. He holds a Wirtschaftsingenieur degree from the Darmstadt Institute of Technology, an MBA from the University of Tennessee, and a Ph.D. from Stanford University.
Nick Marshall is a Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Research in Innovation Management at the University of Brighton. His research and publications are (p. xvii) primarily in the area of organizational knowledge, learning, and innovation, especially in project-based and other temporary settings. Before joining CENTRIM in 1999 Nick was a Research Fellow at Warwick Business School. He holds a Ph.D. from King's College London.
Eunice Maytorena is a Lecturer in Construction Project Management at the Manchester Business School. An architect by training, her work includes architectural design and consultancy, research in various aspects of the built environment, and project management. Eunice has worked on several research projects investigating risk perceptions on projects. Her research interests include project management, risk management, and managerial and organizational cognition.
Peter W. G. Morris is Professor and Head of the School of Construction and Project Management at University College London (UCL). He is the author of over 110 papers and several books on the management of projects. A previous Chairman of the Association for Project Management, he was awarded the Project Management Institute's 2005 Research Achievement Award, APM's 2008 Sir Monty Finniston Life-Time Achievement Award, and IPMA's 2009 Research Award.
Miriam Muethel is Assistant Professor at the Chair of Leadership and Human Resource Management at WHU–Otto Beisheim School of Management (Germany). Her research interests comprise organizational behavior and innovation management. She has published in the Journal of International Management, Academy of Management Proceedings, and edited several books. Before joining WHU, Dr Muethel worked as an international project management consultant at Volkswagen.
Ralf Müller is Associate Professor at Umeå University in Sweden and Adjunct Professor at the Norwegian School of Management BI and at SKEMA Business School in France. He lectures and researches in project leadership, project governance, and research methodologies. Prior to his academic career he was worldwide Director of Project Management at NCR Corporation's Teradata Business Unit.
Daniel Muzio is a Senior Lecturer in Employment Relations at the University of Leeds. His research interests include organizational theory, the sociology of the professions, and the interface between professional organizations and professional occupations. He has published widely in a range of leading academic journals. He has also edited Redirections in the Study of Expertise (Palgrave, 2007) on the transformation of medicine, law, and management consultancy.
David Partington is a chartered mechanical engineer whose career spans four decades as a designer, manager, teacher, researcher, writer, and consultant. He gained (p. xviii) his Ph.D. from Cranfield School of Management, where he has worked since 1995. He is author of the Proaction suite of project management training simulations.
Sergio Pellegrinelli is Director of SP Associates and Visiting Fellow at Cranfield School of Management. He is an experienced strategy consultant and management development professional and works for numerous international clients. He has conducted research, published papers, and presented at international conferences on programme management competence and practices, strategy development and implementation, and the role of management consultants.
Jeffrey K. Pinto holds the Andrew Morrow and Elizabeth Lee Black Chair in the Management of Technology at Penn State University. He is the author or editor of 23 books and over 120 scientific papers. Dr Pinto is a two-time recipient of the Distinguished Contribution Award from the Project Management Institute (1997, 2001) for outstanding service to the project management profession. He received PMI's Research Achievement Award in 2009.
Tyrone S. Pitsis is Reader at the Faculty of Business, University Technology, Sydney, and co-director of the Centre for Management and Organization Studies. His research interest is positive psychology of organizational innovation through project-based organizing. He has several Australian Research Council grants, and has published papers in leading journals and books. His latest publication is Handbook of Organizational & Managerial Innovation (Elgar-Allen, 2008).
Andrea Prencipe is Professor of Innovation at the University G. d'Annunzio and Honorary Professor at SPRU (University of Sussex). His research interests encompass learning in project-based organizations, modularity, social capital, and innovation processes. Andrea sits on the editorial boards of Long Range Planning and Organization Science.
Robert Salle is Professor of Business Marketing at the EM Lyon Business School, France. His research activities focus on project marketing and solution selling. He also lectures and consults on B2B for industrial companies; one of his favorite topics being relationship portfolio management. He participated in the creation of the Industrial Marketing and Purchasing Group in the early 1980s.
Hedley Smyth is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Construction and Project Management at UCL. His teaching responsibilities are for Enterprise Management and his research particularly focuses upon relationship marketing and management, and on trust at the interface between clients and contractors and between the project and corporate body.
(p. xix) Anders Söderholm is a Professor of Management at the Mid Sweden University, Sweden, and is also serving as the Vice Chancellor of the university. His research interests are primarily project-based organizations and project management based on organizational theory approaches. He is the co-author of Neo-Industrial Organising (Routledge, 1999) and A New Grammar of Organizing (Edward Elgar, 2007).
Jonas Söderlund is Professor at BI Norwegian School of Management. He is a founding member of the KITE Research Group (Knowledge Integration and Innovation in Transnational Enterprise) based at Linköping University. He has published widely on the management and organization of projects, project-based firms, and project competence, including papers in Organization Studies, Human Resource Management, International Journal of Innovation Management, and International Business Review.
Fredrik Tell is Professor of Management at the Department of Management and Engineering, Linköping University, and is Deputy Director of the KITE Research Group. His research includes management of complex technologies and standards, organizational knowledge, innovation and industry dynamics, and business history. He has been a visiting researcher at the London School of Economics, University of Sussex, and Stanford University.
Rodney Turner is Professor of Project Management at the SKEMA Business School, Lille, France. He is Visiting Professor at Henley Business School, the Kemmy Business School, Limerick, and the University of Technology Sydney. Rodney is the author or editor of sixteen books, and is editor of The International Journal of Project Management. He is Vice President, Honorary Fellow, and former chairman of the UK's Association for Project Management.
Jennifer Whyte is Reader in Innovation and Design in the School of Construction Management and Engineering at the University of Reading. As an Advanced Institute of Management (AIM) Fellow, she has been studying management practices in project-based design environments. She is a member of the Innovative Construction Research Centre (ICRC); and leads a Challenging Engineering exploration group.
Graham Winch is Professor of Project Management and Director of the Centre for Research in the Management of Projects at the Manchester Business School. He is the author of Managing Production: Engineering Change and Stability (OUP, 1994), and Managing Construction Projects: An Information Processing Approach (2nd edn. Wiley, 2010). He has published over forty refereed journal articles and numerous other papers