Managing Projects In Africa
Essentials From The Project Management JournaleBook - 2012
This special issue of the Project Management Journal presents acollection of six articles on managing projects in Africa.Providing a window into the important project activity taking placethere, these articles extend both the empirical andtheoretical understanding of the African project context andcontribute to improving practice. Each article makes a uniquecontribution to either our understanding of the African projectcontext or project management in general, and sometimes toboth.
After an introduction to the African project context at thestart of the 21st century, the articles explore:
* three different countries as well as multinationalprojects;
* for-profit, public sector, and development aidprojects;
* infrastructure and information and communicationtechnology;
* project governance as well as project management;and
* partnering challenges.