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Defining Success for Software Projects: An Exploratory Revelation

Agarwal, N. and Rathod, U. International Journal of Project Management, Vol. 24 (2006), pp. 358–370 .

Project success factors.

Engineering and Product Development Management

Armstrong, S. (2001), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Project success factors.


Fundamental Uncertainties in Projects and the Scope of Project Management

Atkinson, R.; Crawford, L.; Ward, S. In International Journal of Project Management 24 (2006) 687–698.

Uncertainty present in projects.

Traffic Forecasting Risk Study 2005: Through Ramp-Up and Beyond

Bain, R., Polakovic, L. (2005), Standard & Poor’s, London.

Information requirements: traffic forecast.

Factors Influencing Project Success: the Impact of Human Resource Management

Belout, A. and Gauvreau, C. (2004), International Journal of Project Management, Vol. 22, pp. 1–11.

Project success factors.

Estimation of Willingness-to-Pay

Breidert, C. (2005). Gabler Edition Wissenschaft.

Willingness to pay concept.


Cost - Effectiveness And Cost-Benefit Analysis

Cellini, S.R. , Kee, J. E. In Handbook of Practical Program Evaluation, Third Edition (2010), pages 493- 530.

Cost effectiveness ratio.

Managing Project Risk and Uncertainty: A Constructively Simple Approach to Decision Making

Chapman CB, Ward SC. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.; 2002.

Uncertainty associated with stages in the project lifecycle.


A Practical Use of Key Success Factors to Improve the Effectiveness of Project Management

Clarke, A. (1999), International Journal of Project Management, Vol. 17, pp. 139-145.

Project success factors.

Project Success - A Survey

Collins, A. and Baccarini, D. (2004), Journal of Construction Research, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 211-231.

Project success factors.

National Public Private Partnership Guidelines, Volume 5: Discount Rate Methodology Guidance.

Commonwealth of Australia (2013).

IRR, NPV, discount rate.

The Real Success Factors on Projects

Cooke-Davies, T. (2002), International Journal of Project Management, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 185-190.

Project success factors.

Public-Private Partnership Projects in Infrastructure. An Essential Guide for Policy Makers.

Delmon, J. (2011) Cambridge University Press.

Chapter 2 – Project Selection and Preparation page 41.

Multi-Criteria Analysis: A Manual

Department for Communities and Local Government: London (2009).

Defining monetary values for all the major costs and benefits when this is impractical.

An Empirical Analysis of the Relationship between Project Planning and Project Success

Dvir, D. Raz, T. and Shenhar, A. (2003), International Journal of Project Management, Vol. 21, pp. 89-95.

Project success factors.

In Search of Project Classification: A Nonuniversal Approach to Project Success Factors

Dvir, D. Lipovetsky, S. Shenhar, A. and Tishler, A. (1998), Research Policy, Vol. 27, pp. 915–935.

Project success factors.

Role and Use of Advisers in Preparing and Implementing PPP Projects

European PPP Expertise Centre (2014).

Required competencies available to develop PPP.

How to Engage with the Private Sector in Public-Private Partnerships in Emerging Markets

Farquharson, E.; de Mästle, C. T., Yescombe, E.R. The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development / The World Bank (2011).

Financial impact of hiring advisors. How to fund the studies.

Discount Debates: Rates, Risk, Uncertainty and Value for Money

Grimsey, D., Lewis, M. (2004). In PPPs in Public Infrastructure Bulletin Vol.1 Issue 3 Article 2.

IRR, NPV, discount rate.

Public and Private Sector Discount Rates in Public-Private Partnerships

Grout, P. (2002). In CMPO session of the Royal Economic Society Conference 2002 (University of Warwick).

IRR, NPV, discount rate.


Full Speed Ahead: Economic Cost-Benefit Analyses Pave the Way for Decision-Making

Guzman, A; Estrázulas, F.. In Handshake IFC’s quarterly journal of public-private partnership. Issue #7 (October 2012).

Cost-Benefit Analyses

Smart Trust: A Foundation for More Effective Project Management

Hartman, F. . In: Proceedings of 15th IPMA World Congress on Project Management, London, 22–25 (May 2000), London, IPMA.

Project success factors.


Project Management in the Information Systems and Information Technologies Industries

Hartman, F. and Ashrafi, R. (2002), Project Management Journal, Vol. 33, No. 3, pp. 5-15.

Project success factors.

Unsolicited Infrastructure Proposal: How Some Countries Introduce Competition and Transparency

Hodges, J., Dellacha, G. (2007) Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF).

The importance of a good analysis of unsolicited proposals.

THE GREEN BOOK: Appraisal and Evaluation in Central Government

HM Treasury (2011 ).

Assessing costs and its adjustment considering risk and uncertainty.

Measuring Project Success in the Construction Industry

Hughes, S. W. Tippett, D. D. and Thomas, W. K. (2004), Engineering Management Journal, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 31- 37.

Project success factors


Reform and Investment Framework Templates for Use by Proponents: Templates for Stage 7 Solution evaluation (Transport infrastructure),

Infrastructure Australia (2013), page 7.

Definition of discount rate.

The Role and Importance of Independent Advisors in PPP Transactions

Jagun, J.; Marques de Sa, I. (2006). In IP3’s Public-Private Partnership Information Series.

Hiring Advisor, Independent Advisor

Cost-Benefit Analysis

Kee, J.E. (2005). In Encyclopedia of Social Measurement, Volume 1, Pages 537-544.

Definition of Cost-Benefit Analysis.

Project Management Best Practices: Achieving Global Excellence

Kerzner, H. (2006), New York.

Project success factors.


Criteria of Project Success: An Exploratory Re-examination

Lim, C. S. and Mohamed, M. Z. (1999), International Journal of Project Management, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 243-248.

Project success factors.

Software Developer Perceptions about Software Project Failure: A Case Study

Linberg, K. R. (1999), J Syst Software, Vol. 49 pp. 177–192.

Project success factors.

Significance of Scope in Project Success

Mirzaa, M. N., Pourzolfagharb,Z., and Shahnazaric, M. In Procedia Technology 9 (2013) pages 722 – 729.

The importance of scope for the success of a project.

The Role of Project Management in Achieving Project Success

Munns, A.K. and Bjeirmi, B.F. (1996), International Journal of Project Management, Vol. 14 No. 2, pp. 81-7.

Project success factors.

Macroeconomic Cost-Benefit Analysis of Environmental Programmes, Studies

Nentjes, A. (1989). In Environmental Science, Vol. 36 pp.187-216.

Cost-Benefit Analysis.

Capability Maturity Model: Guidelines for Improving the Software Process

Paulk, M. C. Weber, C. V. Curtis, B. and Chrissis, M. B. (1994), Longman, Addison-Wesley.

Project success factors.


A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, PMBOK Guide 2000 Edition

Project Management Institute (2000), Project Management Institute, Pennsylvania.

Project prioritization.


Unsolicited Proposals – An Exception to Public Initiation of Infrastructure PPPs: An Analysis of Global Trends and Lessons Learned

Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF) (2014).

Unsolicited proposals.

Project Quality Management: Why, What and How

Rose, K. (2005), J. Ross Publishing, Florida.

Project success factors.


From Low to High-Tech Project Management

Shenhar, A.J. (1993), R&D Management, Vol. 23 No. 3, pp. 199–214.

Project success factors.

Toward a Typological Theory of Project Management

Shenhar, A.J., and Dvir, D. (1996), Research Policy, Vol. 25, pp. 607–632.

Project success factors.

Quantitative Methods for the Preparation, Appraisal, and Management of PPI Projects in Sub-Saharan Africa

Shugart, C. (2006). Prepared for the NEPAD Secretariat Funded by PPIAF.

IRR, NPV, discount rate.

The Project Implementation Profile: New Tools for Project Managers

Slevin, D. P., and Pinto, J. K. (1986). Project Management Journal, 17 (4): 57-70.

Project success factors.

Success in IT Projects: A Matter of Definition?

Thomas, G. and Fernandez, W. (2008), International Journal of Project Management, Vol.26, pp. 733–742.

Project success factors.

Project Pitfalls

Ward, J. A. (1995), Information System Management, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 74-76.

Project success factors.


The Project Excellence Model: Linking Success Criteria and Critical Success Factors

Westerveld, E. (2003), International Journal of Project Management, Vol. 21, pp. 411-418.

Project success factors.

Current Practice in Project Management – An Empirical Study

White, D. and Fortune, J. (2002), International Journal of Project Management, Vol. 20, pp. 1-11.

Project success factors.

Strategic Infrastructure - Steps to Prepare and Accelerate Public-Private Partnerships

World Economic Forum (2013).

Stakeholder engagement.

Cost-Inclusive Evaluation: A Banquet of Approaches for Including Costs, Benefits, and Cost–Effectiveness and Cost–Benefit Analyses in your Next Evaluation

Yates, B. T. (2009). In Evaluation and Program Planning 32 (2009) 52–54.

Definition of CBA.

Public–Private Partnerships: Principles of Policy and Finance

Yescombe, E. R. (2007). Published by Elsevier Ltd.

Financial impact of hiring advisors. How to fund the studies.


The Handbook of Project Management: A Practical Guide to Effective Policies and Procedures

Young, T. L. (2003) Kogan Page Publishers, Philadelphia.

Project success factors.

Multi-Criteria Decision Aid in Financial Management

Zopounidis, C. In European Journal of Operational Research 119 (1999) pages 404-415.

Objectives of multi-criteria analysis.

Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis for Strategic Decision Making

Zopounidis, C., Pardalos, P. (Eds.). In Handbook of Multicriteria Analysis. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg (2010).

Cost-effectiveness and multi-criteria analysis.

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