Tag: Public-Private Partnerships

Managing Unplanned Events In Large Infrastructure Projects: Results From An In-Depth Comparative Case Evaluation

This contribution intends to move beyond the truism that infrastructure project management is contextual and evaluates which configurations of management actions and contexts produce what outcomes. Therefore, we introduce multi-value Qualitative Comparative Analysis (mvQCA) as a complexity-informed method, and apply it to the Dutch A2 Maastricht infrastructure project. An analysis of eighteen cases within the project showed that context is …

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Institutional Interventions In Complex Urban Systems: Coping With Boundary Issues In Urban Planning Projects

Urban planning projects are planned and organized through arrangements between actors. These arrangements are institutional interventions: they intervene in the institutional landscape as existing organizational boundaries are (temporarily) redrawn. Such boundary decisions are intended to simplify complexity. However, these boundary decisions also produce new complexities as new boundary issues arise. Our contribution investigates these boundary …

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Kritisch Kijken Naar Kansen: De Schaduwzijden Van DBFMO

Waar politici en beleidsmakers lijken weg te lopen met Design, Build, Finance, Maintain & Operate (DBFMO) als vorm van publiek-private samenwerking, laat onderzoek zien dat de hoge verwachtingen ervan in de praktijk niet altijd worden waargemaakt. DBFMO kan ontzorgend, zelfregulerend en efficiënter werken, maar is geen medicijn zonder bijwerkingen. Zo kunnen publieke waarden als transparantie …

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