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Blismas, N G, Sher, W D, Thorpe, A and Baldwin, A N (2004) Factors influencing project delivery within construction clients' multi-project environments. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, 11(02), 113–25.
- Type: Journal Article
- Keywords: Case Studies; Project Management; Construction Operations
- ISBN/ISSN: 0969-9988
- URL: http://titania.emeraldinsight.com/vl=1289930/cl=13/nw=1/rpsv/cw/mcb/09699988/v11n2/s4/p113
The single project paradigm which dominates the literature of both project and construction management research does not accurately reflect the reality of many construction clients, who have large ongoing construction portfolios rather than one-off construction projects. Although several concepts of multi-project environments (MPEs) exist, an investigation of the form and dynamic interactions of components within MPEs of construction clients was lacking. This paper presents the factors identified as exerting greatest influence on project delivery within construction clients' MPEs.