Book review: Gino CATTANI, Simone FERRIANI, Lars FREDERIKSEN, and Florian TÄUBE (Eds.) (2011) Project-Based Organizing and Strategic Management.
University of Quebec at Montreal
SOME BASIC FACTS
This collective work by 43 authors is composed of a total of 19 chapters, including the introduction by the four editors. These are spread across 541 pages including illustrations. No index is provided. The authors come mainly from Europe and North America and are known names in the fields of project management, product management, organization studies, strategic management, and innovation. This is the 28th volume in the series “Advances in strategic management”. Previous volumes touched upon: globalization (vol. 27 – reviewed in vol. 14, n°2 of M@n@gement), economic institutions (vol. 26), network strategy (vol. 25), real options (vol. 24), ecology (vol. 23) and strategy process (vol. 22). The publication consists of five parts (each containing three to four chapters) entitled respectively: I) “Definitions and Connotations”, II) “Temporary Structure and Permanent Learning”, III) “Projects, Innovation and Capabilities”, IV) “Projects and Networks”, and V) “Toward Future Research”.
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