Faculty & Research
News on Megaproject Management
The second Oxford Major Programme Management Conference was held on 24 February 2018 at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. Featuring an array of distinguished speakers and a varied agenda, the theme of the conference was: ' Technology and Major Programmes: Mastering scaling’.
Saïd Business School welcomes interest from suitably qualified applicants in this year's British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship scheme, for awards to be taken up in September or October 2018.
New paper in Nature analyses the wide-scale negative impacts of damming rivers in the Amazon basin
It presents the latest scholarship and research in the management of megaprojects – large complex projects such as high-speed rail lines, dams, processing plants, national IT systems or events such as the Olympics.
The Mayor of Rome, Virginia Raggi has used evidence from an Oxford Saïd report, ‘The Oxford Olympics Study 2016: Cost and Cost Overrun at the Games’ to call into question the city’s bid for the 2024 summer Games.
A new study from Oxford Saïd finds that low-quality infrastructure investments pose significant risk to Chinese economy.
A study of the costs of the summer and winter Olympic Games between 1960 – 2016 reveals that although Rio 2016 will incur a cost overrun, it appears to be on track to reverse the high expenditures of London 2012 and Sochi 2014.
The challenge for all leaders is to widen their repertoire of leadership styles, and this is a challenge that women are particularly well equipped to rise to because they often already lead in a variety of circumstances – at home, in their community, and at work.
Expressions of Interest to apply for a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship via Saïd Business School
Saïd Business School welcomes interest from suitably qualified applicants in this year's British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship scheme, for awards to be taken up in September or October 2017.
A proposal for an Allianz Stadium marketing and brand strategy named “Dare to Dream”, has won a case competition at Oxford Said, with the winning students taking home a cash prize and the opportunity to watch a rugby match at a London stadium.
Reid Hoffman donates $1M and his expertise to support student entrepreneurs across Oxford
Oxford Saïd’s open enrolment programmes have today been ranked number one in the UK, and 9th in the world.
Forecasters should be penalised for getting project costs and benefits wrong argues Professor Bent Flyvbjerg
Research by Professor Bent Fkyvbjerg could eliminate unrealistic proposals that encourage decision-makers to commit to large projects that can run billions of pounds over budget
A proposal by Professor Flyvbjerg that could halt the 90% failure rate of industrial infrastructure projects, is at the heart of strong recommendations made to the G20 ahead of its November meeting in Turkey and the Climate Summit in Paris.