A Systemic Introduction to Project Management

  • L. Valadares Tavares
Part of the International Series in Operations Research & Management Science book series (ISOR, volume 16)


Initially, the concept of project was used to describe the accomplishment of a physical system such as a new building or a new industrial product. This explains why this term was borne within the Engineering literature (Battersby, 1967).




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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Valadares Tavares
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  1. 1.Instituto Superior TécnicoTechnical University of LisbonLisbonPortugal

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