Project management failure: The 1976 Montreal Olympics

Author: S. Brady (Brady Heywood)

Date published

28 February 2014

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Project management failure: The 1976 Montreal Olympics

Project management failure: The 1976 Montreal Olympics
The Structural Engineer
Author

S. Brady (Brady Heywood)

Date published

28 February 2014

Author

S. Brady (Brady Heywood)

Price

Standard: £9 + VAT
Members/Subscribers: Free

Based on a recently published case study in ASCE’s Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, Sean Brady highlights the systemic management failings that resulted in huge financial cost and significant reputational damage to a high profile project.

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Format:
PDF
Pages:
2
Publisher:
The Institution of Structural Engineers

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Lessons from failure Professional Guidance Issue 3

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