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This book is the second in a series of volumes focused on publishing the latest thinking and findings in the field of project management research. It focuses on people and places and their role in projects and project management, and draws from conference papers presented at the Australian Institute of Project Management national conferences held in Australia in 2012, 2013 and 2014.

Contributors here consist of both academics and practitioners with authors representing the latest developments in Australia, Indonesia and Saudi Arabia.

The book brings together papers focused on the themes of project management offices; stakeholders; complexity; and risk management. It concludes with three case studies on the application of project management in specific contexts.

Author Biography

Michael Young is a multiple award-winning entrepreneur, speaker and author. As a leading international expert in project, program and portfolio management and strategy implementation, he is actively engaged in the international project management community, where he is involved with developing international standards in project, program and portfolio management. As an industry expert, he has been interviewed and quoted by BRW, the Australian Financial Review, the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Canberra Times. He is Director for Professional Advancement for the Australian Institute of Project Management, and is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Canberra, Australia. His publications include two books and over 50 book chapters and academic and industry articles, as well as dozens of blog posts.
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