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Project governance: balancing control and trust in dealing with risk

Zwikael, Ofer; Smyrk, John


Organizational performance can be enhanced by effective project benefit generation. Although it identifies the project owner as the single point of accountability for the realization of project benefits, the literature does not comprehensively discuss this role in the project governance model, nor the management approaches that can support this role. Based on principal-agent theory and a control-trust-risk approach, we have conducted an empirical study across various managerial contexts....[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Project Management
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijproman.2014.10.012
Access Rights: Open Access


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