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Terry Williams

Director of the Risk Institute


Conclusions (2022)
Book Chapter
Williams, T. M. (2022). Conclusions. In T. M. Williams, K. Samset, & G. Holst Volden (Eds.), The Front-end of Large Public Projects: Paradoxes and Ways Ahead (191-204). Taylor & Francis (Routledge). https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003257172-8

Projects are the key organisational form used to deliver transformational policy change and build new systems in the public sector. Traditional thinking has looked at the project as an exercise to carry out a defined task in a specific time, at a spe... Read More about Conclusions.

Project success (2022)
Book Chapter
Williams, T. M. (2022). Project success. In T. M. Williams, K. Samset, & G. Holst Volden (Eds.), The Front-end of Large Public Projects: Paradoxes and Ways Ahead (10-42). London: Taylor & Francis (Routledge). https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003257172-2

This chapter looks at the academic background to this question, dividing the idea of success into strategic and tactical success. It looks at the various paradoxes that accompany major public projects as criteria for success are developed. The combin... Read More about Project success.

Project complexity for the uninitiated (2016)
Book Chapter
Gul, S., & Williams, T. (2016). Project complexity for the uninitiated. In Y. Raydugin (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Leveraging Risk and Uncertainties for Effective Project Management (202-219). Pennsylvania, USA: IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-1790-0.ch010

© 2017, IGI Global. Complexity is a difficult concept to grasp. This chapter aims to provide a quick but thorough overview of the field of complexity for those project professionals and researchers who are interested in working with complex systems.... Read More about Project complexity for the uninitiated.

Electronic commerce e-fulfilment in Gulf Cooperation Council consumer markets
Book Chapter
Alotaibi, M., Grant, D., & Williams, T. Electronic commerce e-fulfilment in Gulf Cooperation Council consumer markets.

Paper originally presented at the 20th Annual Logistics Research Network Conference, 9th to 11th September 2015. This paper reports on an ongoing study investigating electronic commerce fulfilment (ECF) in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) markets, and... Read More about Electronic commerce e-fulfilment in Gulf Cooperation Council consumer markets.