Oral Evidence: The Government’s Management of Major Projects

23 Pages Posted: 20 Dec 2018

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Bent Flyvbjerg

University of Oxford - Said Business School

Date Written: November 26, 2018

Abstract

This paper presents evidence given by Professor Bent Flyvbjerg to the UK House of Commons Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee in their Major Projects Inquiry. The evidence covers the Iron Law of megaprojects, exceptions to the Law, UK major project performance compared to other countries, the Channel tunnel specifically, HS2, performance of major IT projects, the benefits of major projects including wider benefits, how to deliver major projects successfully, the political sublime of major projects, the top-three issues for good governance, early warning signs of project failure, and much more.

Suggested Citation

Flyvbjerg, Bent, Oral Evidence: The Government’s Management of Major Projects (November 26, 2018). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3294656 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3294656

Bent Flyvbjerg (Contact Author)

University of Oxford - Said Business School ( email )

Park End Street
Oxford, OX1 1HP
Great Britain

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