Paper info: ATTEMPTS AT GIVING AND RECEIVING HUGS IN THE ARMS-LENGTH CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
ATTEMPTS AT GIVING AND RECEIVING HUGS IN THE ARMS-LENGTH CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Norwegian School of Information Technology
Place of Publication
The paper was published at the 16th IMP-conference in Bath, U.K in 2000.
The paper focuses on new ways of organising product development projects in theconstruction industry. We discuss two such projects, one in Denmark and one in Finlandwhere different forms of ?network organisation? have been tried out. The paper looks at howthe existing structure in the construction industry affects the product development projects?organised-as-networks?.