Tag: Qualitative Comparative Analysis

PhD Thesis Online Available: Once The Shovel Hits The Ground

On the 10th of September 2015 at 13:30h, I will publicly defend my PhD-thesis at Erasmus University Rotterdam [download invitation]. The thesis can be freely downloaded from my website [or download summary or the short summary], from the Erasmus University Rotterdam’s institutional repository, or from my ResearchGate profile. The thesis was supervised by Prof. Dr. Ing. Geert R …

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How Satisfaction Is Achieved In The Implementation Phase Of Large Transportation Infrastructure Projects: A Qualitative Comparative Analysis Into The A2 Tunnel Project

In the implementation phase of transportation infrastructure projects, unplanned events will inevitably occur. Although this is increasingly acknowledged, little systematic research has been conducted into what management strategies are best for dealing with these unplanned events. This article investigates how managers respond to unplanned events that occur in the context of a project during implementation, …

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Achieving Satisfaction When Implementing PPP Transportation Infrastructure Projects: A Qualitative Comparative Analysis Of The A15 Highway DBFM Project

This article investigates how managers in public-private partnership (PPP) projects respond to social or physical events during the implementation of their projects, and which of their responses produce satisfactory outcomes. Multi-value Qualitative Comparative Analysis (mvQCA) was used to examine the events that took place during a large Dutch Design, Build, Finance and Maintain (DBFM) transportation …

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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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Beleidsevaluaties Tussen Methode En Praktijk: Naar Een Meer Realistische Evaluatiebenadering

‘Leren van evalueren’, zo klinkt het steeds vaker in de evaluatiepraktijk. Maar steeds vaker wordt (h)erkend dat hoewel dit aantrekkelijk klinkt, de praktische haalbaarheid vaak gering is. Dit komt doordat methoden ofwel niet in staat zijn om op overtuigende wijze effecten toe te schrijven aan beleid, ofwel over-contextualiseren ze zodanig dat lessen moeilijk kunnen worden …

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