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Collaborative Project Procurement Arrangements by Beverley M Lloyd-Walker, Derek H T Walker

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CHAPTER 1

Introduction and Scope of this Book

Chapter 1 Introduction

This chapter reports on research undertaken for, and sponsored by, a Project Management Institute (PMI) globally competitive research grant. This chapter introduces the purpose of the research by initially stating the research problem to be addressed. This is followed by a brief explanation of our research approach, which is governed by our worldview that in turn helped us to identify both the research questions to be addressed and our research design. We follow with a brief outline of the sources of literature that are justified to be used in this study. This then leads to the introduction chapter conclusion.

The Purpose of the Research

We began this research project with ...

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