The Giza pyramid: learning from this megaproject

  title={The Giza pyramid: learning from this megaproject},
  author={Chris Procter and Mark kozak-holland},
  journal={Journal of Management History},
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate the contemporary relevance of the management of the Great Pyramid of Giza project. Design/methodology/approach The paper uses evidence from the literature from many disciplines concerning both the objectives and construction of the pyramid. It relates this to recent discussion concerned with the issues faced in megaproject management, which are core to the discussion of success and failure. Findings The analysis shows the significance of… 

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The Pre-modern World and Management: An Introduction

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