Sustainable Management of Transnational Megaprojects
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Sustainable Management of Transnational Megaprojects

Dario Cottafava,Daniel Torchia,Stefania Camoletto,Laura Corazza

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Sustainable Management of Transnational Megaprojects

Dario Cottafava,Daniel Torchia,Stefania Camoletto,Laura Corazza

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This book analyses the seminal role of megaprojects for sustainable development, and the related, complex challenges they bring. It provides insights into the growing social responsibilities that megaprojects have, not only to be environmentally sustainable, but also towards the multitude of stakeholders involved, whether directly or indirectly.

After an historical overview of the increasingly necessary links between sustainable infrastructure and megaprojects, the book builds on and applies stakeholder theory to stakeholder engagement and management in megaprojects. It also emphasizes the importance of building impact assessment frameworks that consider the unheard voices that are often passively sitting at the receiving end of a megaproject, as well as the local context where the megaproject is embedded.

The book then proceeds to analyse the case of a very contested transnational railway megaproject between Italy and France, the Turin-Lyon high-speed railway, which has been suffering from stakeholder and communication issues for over thirty years, as well as from notable managerial and legal differences in the two countries. In this way, the book informs both theory and practice and encourages scholarly interventions into wicked problems. It contains a comprehensive review of the academic literature on the sustainability, sustainability challenges, and sustainability reporting of megaprojects. Conceptual models, frameworks and future research opportunities are provided to clarify the empirical challenges and highlight the gaps and opportunities to be explored by researchers and practitioners in future.

The audience for the book is both academic researchers and practitioners in the field of megaprojects and more specifically, those dealing with managing transnational megaprojects. It also includes several topics that will be of interest to policy and decision-makers.

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Publisher
Routledge
Year
2024
ISBN
9781040045114

Table of contents

  1. Cover
  2. Half Title
  3. Title
  4. Copyright
  5. Contents
  6. List of figures and tables
  7. Introduction
  8. 1. Megaprojects and sustainable infrastructure: an historical overview
  9. 2. Towards sustainable development: megaproject social responsibility and stakeholder engagement
  10. 3. Critical infrastructure and sustainable development: a paradoxical link
  11. 4. A literature review on impact accounting & stakeholder management
  12. 5. Environmental justice movement: social and environmental conflicts
  13. 6. A historical and empirical analysis of stakeholders in the Turin-Lyon railway line: towards an inclusive and ecosystemic vision of stakeholder management
  14. 7. Between sustainability and social innovation: the importance of the local identity and communities
  15. 8. Conclusion
  16. Index
Citation styles for Sustainable Management of Transnational Megaprojects

APA 6 Citation

Cottafava, D., Torchia, D., Camoletto, S., & Corazza, L. (2024). Sustainable Management of Transnational Megaprojects (1st ed.). Routledge. Retrieved from https://www.perlego.com/book/4341946 (Original work published 2024)

Chicago Citation

Cottafava, Dario, Daniel Torchia, Stefania Camoletto, and Laura Corazza. (2024) 2024. Sustainable Management of Transnational Megaprojects. 1st ed. Routledge. https://www.perlego.com/book/4341946.

Harvard Citation

Cottafava, D. et al. (2024) Sustainable Management of Transnational Megaprojects. 1st edn. Routledge. Available at: https://www.perlego.com/book/4341946 (Accessed: 24 June 2024).

MLA 7 Citation

Cottafava, Dario et al. Sustainable Management of Transnational Megaprojects. 1st ed. Routledge, 2024. Web. 24 June 2024.