Further Reading

Okyere, S. A., Tasnatab, J. C., & Abunyewah, M. (2018). Accra’s informal settlements are easing the city’s urban housing crisis. The Conversation, 7 October.

Read for IN PRACTICE – about the Slum dwellers’ project. It elaborated on how the most basic necessities of life, such as shelter, are in short supply throughout much of the world.

Danso-Wiredu, E. Y., & Midheme’s, E. (2017): Slum upgrading in developing countries: Lessons from Ghana and Kenya? Ghana Journal of Geography9(1): 88–108.

Read the article by Danso-Wiredu and Midheme’s (2017) article, ‘Slum upgrading in developing countries: lessons from Ghana and Kenya?

Loch, C., & Sommer, S. (2019). The Tension Between Flexible Goals and Managerial Control in Exploratory Projects. Project Management Journal50(5), 524–537.

Read this article to learn about flexible goals in exploratory projects.

Guide to Successful Project and Asset Delivery: Getting it Right Up Front

Read this guide to project delivery from the Australian Construction Industry Forum. The focus of this guide is the front end of projects – project initiation, project.

Saulwick J., & Nicholls S. (2017). The Sydney stadium wars: how did we get here? The Sidney Morning Herald, December 8.

Read the information about the Sydney stadium wars found on the two links for the in-practice exercise.

Yamaura, J., Muench, S. T., & Willoughby, K. (2019). Factors Influencing Adoption of Information Technologies for Public Transportation Project Inspection: A WSDOT Case Study. Transportation Research Record2673(2), 1–12.

By most criteria, this looked like a relative failure as a change management project, but the paper shows a number of factors like, inadequate communication and training to prepare personnel for the change, led to this as the change program was insufficiently embedded in existing organizing processes and practices.