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Rethinking Project Management

What? When?

Title: Rethinking Project Management
Date From: May 2004
Date To: January 2006

Summary in Brief:

A network of researchers, practitioners, corporations and professional bodies was established to consider the effects and actions required to address the widening gap between project management theory and practice. The network sought "to identify and define a new inter-disciplinary research agenda aimed at enriching and extending the subject beyond its current foundations" (from the rethinking website).

Who? Where?

Lead Researcher

Dr Mark Winter

Affiliation: Centre for Research in the Management of Projects, University of Manchester

Research Network

Proposal Participants

  • Graham Winch (CI) University of Manchester
  • Peter Morris (CI) UCL
  • Mark Winter (PI) University of Manchester
  • Terry Williams (CI) University of Southampton
  • Ian McLoughlin (CI) Newcastle University
  • Damian Hodgson (CI) University of Manchester
  • Stephen Ward (CI) Southampton University
  • Harvey Maylor (CI) Bath University
  • Colin Eden Strathclyde University
  • Tim Brady Brighton University
  • Roger Elvin Ex.Cranfield University
  • Svetlana Cicmil UWE
  • Rodney Turner Groupe ESC Lille
  • Jeff Pinto Penn State University
  • Janice Thomas Athabasca University
  • Lars Lindkvist Linköping University
  • Rolf Lundin Jönköping University
  • Erling Andersen Norwegian SoM
  • Christophe Bredillet Group ESC Lille
  • Miles Shepherd APM/IPMA
  • Martin Barnes Major Projects Association
  • Terry Cooke-Davies Visiting Fellow UCL/Human Systems Ltd
  • Tony Szczepanek Royal Liver Assurance
  • Ruth Sacks WiPM
  • Mike Brown Rolls-Royce
  • Geoff Reiss ProgM
  • Colin Saunders Independent Consultant

Invited Participants

  • Harry Stefanou PMI
  • Andrew Gale University of Manchester
  • Mike Bresnen Leicester University
  • Lynn Crawford University of Sydney
  • Nick Johns Daresbury Laboratories
  • Steve Leybourne Plymouth Business School
  • John Poulter Retired Consultant
  • Ashley Jamieson UCL
  • David Hillson Risk Doctor & Partners
  • Frank Anbari The George Washington Univ.
  • Ralph Levene Cranfield University
  • Darren Dalcher Middlesex University
  • Paul Brown LSE
  • Roger Atkinson Bournemouth University
  • Charles Casson Casson Consulting
  • Paul Giammalvo ESC Lille
  • Elaine Harris Leicester Business School

Network Coordinator - Charles Smith CS Consulting Ltd


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