Delay and disruption in complex projects

Howick, Susan and Ackermann, Fran and Eden, Colin and Williams, Terence; Meyers, Robert A., ed. (2017) Delay and disruption in complex projects. In: Encyclopedia of Complexity and Systems Science. Springer, Berlin. ISBN 978-3-642-27737-5

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    In this chapter we discuss the role of system dynamics (SD) modelling in understanding, and planning, a complex project. In particular we are interested in understanding how and why projects can go awry in a manner that seems surprising and often very difficult to unravel.