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Project Governance: A Need for Public Sector Infrastructure Projects in Pakistan

M., Waris and Asadullah, Khan and Ishak, Ismail and Panda, Sitansu (2017) Project Governance: A Need for Public Sector Infrastructure Projects in Pakistan. In: Proceedings of the FGIC 1st Conference on Governance & Integrity, 3-4 April 2017 , Yayasan Pahang, Kuantan, Malaysia. pp. 141-154.. ISBN 978-967-2054-37-5

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Abstract

Infrastructure projects in developing countries have been criticized for cost overrun, delay, substandard construction works, ineffectiveness and low efficiency. In this regard, project governance approach offers a structured mechanism to detect and address all these inherent risks in a timely manner. This study has tried to review the academic literature relating to the need of project governance on infrastructure projects in order to assess the potential causes of success and failure of projects. The review is further elaborated by discussing a case study, which represents an example of ill planning of infrastructural development projects in Northern region of Pakistan. This study suggests need for exploring potential applications of project governance practices in private and public sector of developing countries.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Project governance; Infrastructure projects; stakeholders
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Industrial Management
Depositing User: Pn. Hazlinda Abd Rahman
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2017 02:40
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2018 02:21
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/17611
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