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

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CHAPTER 2

Project Management Theory Aspects

Chapter 2 Introduction

This chapter presents the theoretical background and context required to underpin the study. The concepts discussed in this chapter frame literature that we found supports development of the RBP approach taxonomy and are useful in explaining the rationale for that taxonomy. As explained in Chapter 1, we accessed three broad streams of literature: project management theory aspects, business theory aspects, and human behavior aspects. Each of these three streams forms a separate chapter in this book. Figure 1 illustrates this chapter's work breakdown structure.

In this section we will discuss project type theory, project lifecycle theory and discuss some of the project procurement ...

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