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Global projects : institutional and political challenges / editors, W. Richard Scott, Raymond E. Levitt and Ryan J. Orr.

المساهم (المساهمين):Scott, W. Richard | Levitt, Raymond E | Orr, Ryan J.
نوع المادة : نصنصالناشر:Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011الوصف:xix, 452 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.نوع المحتوى:text نوع الوسائط: unmediated نوع الناقل:volumeردمك:9781107004924 (hbk); 1107004926 (hbk); 9780521181907 ; 0521181909 .الموضوع(موضوعات):Infrastructure (Economics) -- Developing countries | Economic development projects -- Developing countries | Public-private sector cooperation -- Developing countries | International cooperation
المحتويات:
Preface / Raymond E. Levitt and Ryan J. Orr -- Introduction: studying global projects / W. Richard Scott -- Foundational Themes: Global projects: distinguishing features, drivers, and challenges / Ryan J. Orr, W. Richard Scott, Raymond E. Levitt, Karlos Artto, and Jaakko Kujala; The institutional environment of global projects / W. Richard Scott; Social movements and the growth in opposition to global projects / Doug McAdam -- Institutional Differences and Global Projects: Empirical Studies: Rules versus results: sources and resolution of institutional conflicts on Indian Metro Railway projects / Ashwin Mahalingam, Raymond E. Levitt, and W. Richard Scott; Institutional exceptions on global projects: a process model / Ryan J. Orr and W. Richard Scott; Local embeddedness of firms and strategies for dealing with uncertainty in global projects / Ryan J. Orr and Raymond E. Levitt; Who needs to know what? Institutional knowledge and global projects / Amy Javernick-Will and W. Richard Scott -- Political Conflicts and Global Projects: "Site fights": explaining opposition to pipeline projects in the developing world / Doug McAdam, Hilary Schaffer Boudet, Jennifer Davis, Ryan J. Orr, W. Richard Scott, and Raymond E. Levitt; To talk or to fight? Effects of strategic, cultural, and institutional factors on renegotiation approaches in public-private concessions / Henry Chan and Raymond E. Levitt -- Governance Strategies and Structures: Network-based strategies and competencies for political and social risk management in global projects / Witold J. Henisz; Organizations enabling public-private partnerships: an organization field approach / Stephen F. Jooste and W. Richard Scott.
ملخص:As the world's population continues to grow, there is an ever increasing need for huge investment in basic infrastructure: water and sewage, energy production and distribution, transportation and telecommunication. At the same time, infrastructure systems in developed countries are deteriorating and in need of renewal. Today, many of the engineering and economic problems surrounding infrastructure construction projects have been solved, but the threat of social misalignments and political conflicts renders the development and management of such projects more challenging than ever before. This book presents a new theoretical framework that allows us to analyze the institutional and social movement processes, both negative and positive, that surround global infrastructure projects as they confront cross-national and cross-sectoral (such as private-public partnerships) institutional differences. The value of this framework is illustrated through a series of studies on a wide range of infrastructure projects, including roads, railroads, ports, airports, water supply and energy pipelines.
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كتاب كتاب UAE Federation Library | مكتبة اتحاد الإمارات
General Collection | المجموعات العامة
HC59.72.C3 G56 2011 (استعراض الرف(يفتح أدناه)) C.1 Library Use Only | داخل المكتبة فقط 30010000402202
كتاب كتاب UAE Federation Library | مكتبة اتحاد الإمارات
General Collection | المجموعات العامة
HC59.72.C3 G56 2011 (استعراض الرف(يفتح أدناه)) C.2 المتاح 30010000402203

Includes bibliographical references (pages 403-448) and index.

Preface / Raymond E. Levitt and Ryan J. Orr -- Introduction: studying global projects / W. Richard Scott -- Part I. Foundational Themes: 1. Global projects: distinguishing features, drivers, and challenges / Ryan J. Orr, W. Richard Scott, Raymond E. Levitt, Karlos Artto, and Jaakko Kujala; 2. The institutional environment of global projects / W. Richard Scott; 3. Social movements and the growth in opposition to global projects / Doug McAdam -- Part II. Institutional Differences and Global Projects: Empirical Studies: 4. Rules versus results: sources and resolution of institutional conflicts on Indian Metro Railway projects / Ashwin Mahalingam, Raymond E. Levitt, and W. Richard Scott; 5. Institutional exceptions on global projects: a process model / Ryan J. Orr and W. Richard Scott; 6. Local embeddedness of firms and strategies for dealing with uncertainty in global projects / Ryan J. Orr and Raymond E. Levitt; 7. Who needs to know what? Institutional knowledge and global projects / Amy Javernick-Will and W. Richard Scott -- Part III. Political Conflicts and Global Projects: 8. "Site fights": explaining opposition to pipeline projects in the developing world / Doug McAdam, Hilary Schaffer Boudet, Jennifer Davis, Ryan J. Orr, W. Richard Scott, and Raymond E. Levitt; 9. To talk or to fight? Effects of strategic, cultural, and institutional factors on renegotiation approaches in public-private concessions / Henry Chan and Raymond E. Levitt -- Part IV. Governance Strategies and Structures: 10. Network-based strategies and competencies for political and social risk management in global projects / Witold J. Henisz; 11. Organizations enabling public-private partnerships: an organization field approach / Stephen F. Jooste and W. Richard Scott.

As the world's population continues to grow, there is an ever increasing need for huge investment in basic infrastructure: water and sewage, energy production and distribution, transportation and telecommunication. At the same time, infrastructure systems in developed countries are deteriorating and in need of renewal. Today, many of the engineering and economic problems surrounding infrastructure construction projects have been solved, but the threat of social misalignments and political conflicts renders the development and management of such projects more challenging than ever before. This book presents a new theoretical framework that allows us to analyze the institutional and social movement processes, both negative and positive, that surround global infrastructure projects as they confront cross-national and cross-sectoral (such as private-public partnerships) institutional differences. The value of this framework is illustrated through a series of studies on a wide range of infrastructure projects, including roads, railroads, ports, airports, water supply and energy pipelines.

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