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Consensual Approaches to Siting Controversy

Olander, Stefan LU (2002) The Organization and Management of Construction, 10th International Symposium, Construction Innovation and Global Competitiveness In Proceedings from the Organization and Management of Construction, 10th International Symposium, Construction Innovation and Global Competitiveness p.909-920
Abstract
Poor public perception can obstruct a construction project in a damaging way. Knowledge about public

opinion should be considered as a relevant area of expertise for project managers and as an essential cost

element in the planning and completion of construction projects.

A consensual approach to a siting controversy requires informal face-to-face interaction among chosen

representatives from all stake-holding groups. The basis of a consensual approach is to seek all-gain

solutions rather than win-lose solutions or political compromise.

Consensual approaches to solve conflicts between project stakeholders should increase the efficiency in

the construction process. Conflicts... (More)
Poor public perception can obstruct a construction project in a damaging way. Knowledge about public

opinion should be considered as a relevant area of expertise for project managers and as an essential cost

element in the planning and completion of construction projects.

A consensual approach to a siting controversy requires informal face-to-face interaction among chosen

representatives from all stake-holding groups. The basis of a consensual approach is to seek all-gain

solutions rather than win-lose solutions or political compromise.

Consensual approaches to solve conflicts between project stakeholders should increase the efficiency in

the construction process. Conflicts between project stakeholders should be solved in dialogue to seek the

best solution for all parties, instead of end up in court where the purpose is to interpret the law, not to

reconcile conflicting interests.

This paper will describe a consensual approach to siting controversy, with focus on analysis and

management of project stakeholders. The City tunnel project in Malmoe, Sweden, is used to exemplify a

stakeholder management process and how their efforts correspond to a consensual approach. (Less)
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The Organization and Management of Construction, 10th International Symposium, Construction Innovation and Global Competitiveness
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  abstract     = {Poor public perception can obstruct a construction project in a damaging way. Knowledge about public<br/><br>
opinion should be considered as a relevant area of expertise for project managers and as an essential cost<br/><br>
element in the planning and completion of construction projects.<br/><br>
A consensual approach to a siting controversy requires informal face-to-face interaction among chosen<br/><br>
representatives from all stake-holding groups. The basis of a consensual approach is to seek all-gain<br/><br>
solutions rather than win-lose solutions or political compromise.<br/><br>
Consensual approaches to solve conflicts between project stakeholders should increase the efficiency in<br/><br>
the construction process. Conflicts between project stakeholders should be solved in dialogue to seek the<br/><br>
best solution for all parties, instead of end up in court where the purpose is to interpret the law, not to<br/><br>
reconcile conflicting interests.<br/><br>
This paper will describe a consensual approach to siting controversy, with focus on analysis and<br/><br>
management of project stakeholders. The City tunnel project in Malmoe, Sweden, is used to exemplify a<br/><br>
stakeholder management process and how their efforts correspond to a consensual approach.},
  author       = {Olander, Stefan},
  editor       = {Uwakweh, Ben Obinero and Minkarah, Issam A.},
  isbn         = {0-8493-1449-6},
  language     = {eng},
  pages        = {909--920},
  publisher    = {ARRAY(0x9f5b770)},
  series       = {Proceedings from the Organization and Management of Construction, 10th International Symposium, Construction Innovation and Global Competitiveness},
  title        = {Consensual Approaches to Siting Controversy},
  year         = {2002},
}