Trust in projects: An empirical assessment of owner/contractor relationships

@article{Pinto2009TrustIP,
  title={Trust in projects: An empirical assessment of owner/contractor relationships},
  author={Jeffrey K. Pinto and Dennis P. Slevin and Brent L. English},
  journal={International Journal of Project Management},
  year={2009},
  volume={27},
  pages={638-648}
}
Abstract A great deal of literature has pointed to the importance of trust as a facilitator of positive relationships among project stakeholders. Trust is argued to enhance a variety of intra-organizational relationships, including project team dynamics, top management support, and coordination across functional departments. Likewise, trust is argued to improve the inter-organizational relationships among principal actors in project development, such as contractors, owners, and suppliers. This… Expand
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