Managing large-scale construction projects to avoid cost overruns — ScienceDaily

Researchers from University of Stavanger, University of Melbourne, and University of Wisconsin-Madison published a new paper in the Journal of Marketing that examines how major projects undertaken by temporary organizations can be better managed so that cost overruns are minimized. The study forthcoming in the Journal of Marketing is titled “Mobilizing the Temporary Organization: The […]

Managing large-scale construction projects to avoid cost overruns

Researchers from University of Stavanger, University of Melbourne, and University of Wisconsin-Madison published a new paper in the Journal of Marketing that examines how major projects undertaken by temporary organizations can be better managed so that cost overruns are minimized. The study forthcoming in the Journal of Marketing is titled “Mobilizing the Temporary Organization: The […]

Study finds large-scale expansion of stem rust resistance gene in barley and oat lineages

Asyraf Hatta (top left) and corresponding authors – Guru Radhakrishnan (top right), Sambasivam Periyannan (bottom right) and Brande Wulff (bottom left)). Credit: John Innes Centre Stem rust is one of the most devastating fungal diseases of wheat and historically has caused dramatic, widespread crop failures resulting in significant yield losses around the world. Stem rust […]

Large-scale changes in Earth’s climate may originate in the Pacific

The retreat of North America’s ice sheets in the latter years of the last ice age may have begun with “catastrophic” losses of ice into the North Pacific Ocean along the coast of modern-day British Columbia and Alaska, scientists say.  In a new study published October 1 in Science, researchers find that these pulses of […]