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A theory of the temporary organization
The idea of the firm as an eternal entity possibly came in with the era of industrialism. In any case, the practical consequences of this idea contrast sharply with many ideas about projects andExpand
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Neo-Industrial Organising: Renewal by Action and Knowledge Formation in a Project-intensive Economy
From the Publisher: Neo-Industrial Organising outlines the fundamental mechanisms at work in transforming traditional 'permanent' organizational structures. The authors draw upon severalExpand
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Managing and Working in Project Society: Institutional Challenges of Temporary Organizations
In this book, leading authorities on project organizing explore the growing deployment of projects and other types of temporary organizations, with a focus on the challenges created by projectificaExpand
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Planning Horizons for the Dynamic Lot Size Model: Zabel vs. Protective Procedures and Computational Results
We present an extensive empirical study that reports that Wagner-Whitin planning horizons were found for a reasonably small subset of problems within 500 periods, while the Zabel procedure was found universally by the modified procedure. Expand
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Entrepreneurship and projects—Linking segregated communities
Research in the areas of entrepreneurship and project work management hasfollowed parallel but separate paths. However, in real practice, the connections betweenentrepreneurship and project practicExpand
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Projectification in the public sector – the case of the European Union
PurposeThe purpose of this paper is to establish an understanding of what projectification means, how projectification is driven forward, as well as what the consequences of projectification are inExpand
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Studying organizations as temporary
This article reflects upon the methodological pessimism that sometimes plagues students of organizations. In particular pessimism seems to strike us when we try to get to grips with the incessantExpand
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Researching Projects and Theorizing Families of Temporary Organizations
Following contemporary development in which most temporary, focused, and organized endeavors can be regarded as a project and studied as a temporary organization, here we ask: How can these phenomenaExpand
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Projects as Arenas for Renewal and Learning Processes
There is a growing tendency to organize various aspects of business life by projects, and to set up temporary organizations in a competition where speed and adaptability becomes a major necessity. ...
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