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John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

Project Management Journal, Vol. 41, No. 1, 17–27

© 2009 by the Project Management Institute

Published online in Wiley InterScience

(www.interscience.wiley.com) DOI: 10.1002/pmj.20140

PAPERS

Project Management and High-Value Superyacht Projects: An Improvisational and Temporal Perspective

Steve Leybourne, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA

ABSTRACT

This article considers specific elements of the project management of high-value deliverables in an under-researched sector. Specifically, it looks at ways in which change is accommodated in complex projects where scope, delivery, and cost are relatively inflexible. An emerging literature considers improvisational working within project-based work, which dilutes the “plan, then ...

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