Theory and Implementation
This chapter addresses the form of organizational integration of project management-related activities as either individual projects, programmes or megaprojects. We take an organization theory perspective and describe: a) the type, such as the specific implications of doing work in the form of projects, programmes and megaprojects; and b) the integration, which ensures adequate coordination between the activities to create value. In OPM this addresses the ways the most beneficial business opportunities are integrated in the form of temporary organizations in the workflow of the organization. It could lead to one-time endeavours in the form of a singular project, a programme which has goals that cannot be accomplished with just one project, or in the form of a megaproject where the investment is very large and perhaps shared by multiple firms and the public sector.
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