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Avoid common pitfalls in large-scale projects using these smartstrategies

Over half of large-scale engineering and constructionprojects—off-shore oil platforms, chemical plants, metalsprocessing, dams, and similar projects—have miserably poorresults. These include billions of dollars in overruns, long delaysin design and construction, and poor operability once finallycompleted.

Industrial Megaprojects gives you a clear, nontechnicalunderstanding of why these major projects get into trouble, and howyour company can prevent hazardous and costly errors whenundertaking such large technical and management challenges.

  • Clearly explains the underlying causes of over-budget, delayed,and unsafe megaprojects
  • Examines effects of poor project management, destructive teambehaviors, weak accountability systems, short-term focus, and lackof investment in technical expertise
  • Author is the CEO of the leading consulting firm for evaluatingbillion-dollar projects

Companies worldwide are rethinking their large-scale projects.Industrial Megaprojects is your essential guide for thisrethink, offering the tools and principles that are the truefoundation of safe, cost-effective, successful megaprojects.

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