Show simple item record

dc.contributor.authorIbrahim, Jimoh
dc.contributor.authorLoch, Christoph
dc.contributor.authorSengupta, Kishore
dc.date.accessioned2022-05-14T04:00:59Z
dc.date.available2022-05-14T04:00:59Z
dc.date.issued2022
dc.date.submitted2022-05-13T12:19:10Z
dc.identifierONIX_20220513_9783030964740_25
dc.identifierhttps://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/54433
dc.identifier.urihttps://directory.doabooks.org/handle/20.500.12854/81651
dc.description.abstractSince 1960, two-thirds of very large governmental projects in Nigeria have not only failed, but been abandoned mid-course. This presents a bigger failure rate than mega projects elsewhere, and yet there is no available data or analysis to help us understand the reasons behind such failures. This book provides an authoritative examination into why very large projects in Nigeria have failed so badly, and provides practical recommendations on how the Nigerian government can improve its project performance. Drawing on data from 38 very large projects (19 completed and 19 abandoned) with a total budget of over $25B, this book presents detailed analysis of these projects and in-depth case studies 11 of the projects, and presents lessons for improvement. Through this, the authors have identified a small number of key success drivers, and argue that making moderate improvements on any of them would, on average, save hundreds of millions of dollars on one large project alone. This book is a game-changer in the management of government mega projects in Nigeria. With clear implications for other developing economies, this is a vital resource for project management practitioners, executives and civil servants. This is an open access book.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.rightsopen access
dc.subject.classificationthema EDItEUR::K Economics, Finance, Business and Management::KJ Business and Management::KJK International businessen_US
dc.subject.classificationthema EDItEUR::K Economics, Finance, Business and Management::KJ Business and Management::KJM Management and management techniques::KJMP Project managementen_US
dc.subject.otherDeveloping countries
dc.subject.otheremerging economies
dc.subject.otherproject governance
dc.subject.othercorruption
dc.subject.otherlarge programmes
dc.titleHow Megaprojects Are Damaging Nigeria and How to Fix It
dc.title.alternativeA Practical Guide to Mastering Very Large Government Projects
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doi10.1007/978-3-030-96474-0
oapen.relation.isPublishedBy9fa3421d-f917-4153-b9ab-fc337c396b5a
oapen.relation.isbn9783030964740
oapen.imprintPalgrave Macmillan
oapen.pages240
oapen.place.publicationCham


Files in this item

FilesSizeFormatView

There are no files associated with this item.

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record

open access
Except where otherwise noted, this item's license is described as open access