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Willems, Thijs (author), van Marrewijk, A.H. (author), Kuitert, L. (author), Volker, L. (author), Hermans, M.H. (author)
A project's autonomy, the degree to which a project can evolve without constant interference from the parent organization, is a key feature of innovation projects. The literature treats autonomy as a passive phenomenon and underestimates how projects as temporary organizations interact with more permanent forms of organizations. A dynamic and...
journal article 2020
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Kuitert, L. (author), Volker, L. (author), Hermans, M.H. (author)
In the construction industry, public and semi-public clients increasingly depend on private parties to achieve project outcomes by adopting network type of governance approaches. However, social-political responsibilities remain at the public side. Hence, the general challenge for public commissioners is to find a new balance between...
conference paper 2020
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van Zoest, S.P. (author), Volker, L. (author), Hermans, M.H. (author)
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to address the barriers that Dutch housing associations encounter in implementing new procurement strategies. Design/methodology/approach: Several aspects of purchasing, portfolio management, project delivery and supply management are discussed in relation to the changing role of housing associations as...
journal article 2019
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Kuitert, L. (author), Volker, L. (author), Hermans, M.H. (author)
Today’s societal challenges increasingly ask for collaborations of public, private and societal parties to achieve public goals though public service delivery projects. In these PPPs project managers have to align the interests of the permanent parent organization with the interests of the temporary project organization. Especially in urban area...
conference paper 2019
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Bos-de Vos, M. (author), Volker, L. (author), Wamelink, J.W.F. (author)
Project-based firms have to capture value from the projects in which they engage. This can be challenging as firms need to reconcile project goals and organizational goals while attempting to avoid the slippage of value to other actors. Drawing on interviews with architects and clients, this research reveals how architectural firms used the...
journal article 2019
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Kuitert, L. (author), Volker, L. (author), Hermans, M.H. (author)
For financial and strategic reasons, public and semi-public construction clients increasingly depend on private parties to carry out public service delivery. They subcontract operational responsibilities to private parties while remaining socio-politically responsible for ensuring public values. Public administration literature mainly...
journal article 2018
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Volker, L. (author)
In reaction to the recent call for critical debate in the field of construction management research, I argue that we should embrace the richness of adjacent fields of study in order to dynamically develop our own and face the plethora of contemporary societal challenges that exist in our industry. I introduce the concepts of other-than...
journal article 2018
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Kuitert, L. (author), Willems, Thijs (author), Volker, L. (author), Hermans, M.H. (author), van Marrewijk, Alfons (author)
In complex product system industries such as construction, innovation and explorative intra-project learning are critical aspects for developing and delivering complex and customized products. Some research has, however, demonstrated that it is difficult to utilize learning from development projects in the permanent organisation. Hence, the...
conference paper 2018
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Willems, Thijs (author), Kuitert, L. (author), van Marrewijk, Alfons (author), Volker, L. (author), Hermans, M.H. (author)
Successfully sharing knowledge through interactions between projects and the organization is, especially in a situation of changing work processes, an important capability for organizations to learn. The aim of this study is to gain insights into the process of project-based learning, specifically by studying how project-based learning relates...
conference paper 2018
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Bos-de Vos, M. (author), Lieftink, B.M. (author), Volker, L. (author), Kraaijeveld, Jasper (author), Lauche, K. (author), Smits, Armand (author), Tjoa, L.L.L. (author), Wamelink, J.W.F. (author)
‘De toekomstige rol van de architect’ beschrijft de essentie van onze wetenschappelijke verkenning naar nieuwe rolstructuren in de Nederlandse architectenbranche. Deze verkenning is uitgevoerd in het kader van het futurA project, dat verwijst naar future value chains of architectural services. Vier jaar lang hebben we vanuit de Technische...
book 2018
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Bos-de Vos, M. (author), Lieftink, B.M. (author), Volker, L. (author), Kraaijeveld, Jasper (author), Lauche, K. (author), Smits, Armand (author), Tjoa, Li Ling (author), Wamelink, J.W.F. (author)
‘Future Roles for Architects’ describes the core insights from a research project into new role structures in the Dutch architectural sector, conducted as part of the futurA project on “future value chains of architectural services”. For four years a joint team from Delft University of Technology and Radboud University in Nijmegen, working in...
book 2018
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Kuitert, L. (author), Volker, L. (author), Hermans, M.H. (author)
In today’s construction industry we witness an increase in public private collaboration in the delivery of public goods. By transferring operational responsibility to private contractors, public construction clients have fewer possibilities to directly influence and steer the outcomes of these processes while remaining socio-political...
conference paper 2018
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Volker, L. (author), Eriksson, Per Erik (author), Kadefors, Anna (author), Larsson, Johan (author)
The purpose of this paper is to investigate and compare in what ways different types of integrative and collaborative procurement strategies may enhance efficiency and innovation in public infrastructure projects. Further, implementation challenges are identified and discussed. Interview-based case studies were performed of ten infrastructure...
conference paper 2018
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Kuitert, L. (author), Volker, L. (author), Hermans, M.H. (author)
In today’s construction industry we witness an increase in public private collaboration in the delivery of public goods. New public private structures affect the traditional notion of accountability, bringing along a strong emphasis on performance and outcome. By transferring operational responsibility to the market parties in public private...
conference paper 2018
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Volker, L. (author), Eriksson, Per Erik (author), Kadefors, Anna (author), Larsson, Johan (author)
The purpose of this paper is to investigate and compare in what ways different types of integrative and collaborative procurement strategies may enhance efficiency and innovation in public infrastructure projects. Further, implementation challenges are identified and discussed. Interview-based case studies were performed of ten infrastructure...
conference paper 2018
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Potemans, A. (author), Volker, L. (author), Hermans, M.H. (author)
In the construction industry clients largely depend on contractors to deliver projects. According to agency theory problems of goal conflict and information asymmetry arise in this delegation of work because both the principal and the agent are self- interested. The control-oriented governance mechanisms that agency theorists propose as a means...
conference paper 2018
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Manzoni, Beatrice (author), Volker, L. (author)
Despite their business relevance, creative professional service firms are under-researched, in particular with regard to how they compete for work. Competing for work is key to survival, but also extremely challenging due to the complexity of the services offered. In this paper we use a paradox framework to investigate the opposing demands...
journal article 2017
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Volker, L. (author), Hoezen, M. (author)
book chapter 2017
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Bos-de Vos, M. (author), Volker, L. (author)
Architectural firms experience difficulties to establish healthy and sustainable business models as they have to reconcile the often-competing value systems that they are based upon. Organizational members continuously negotiate professional values and beliefs with the firm's commercial goals, resulting in identity-strategy struggles. This study...
conference paper 2017
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Volker, L. (author)
book chapter 2017
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