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Adm. Sci. 2019, 9(1), 9; https://doi.org/10.3390/admsci9010009

Deficiencies in Project Governance: An Analysis of Infrastructure Development Program

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Faculty of Industrial Management, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Gambang, Pahang 26600, Malaysia
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Faculty of Industrial Science and Technology, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Pahang 26000, Malaysia
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Planning & Development Department, Government of Gilgit-Baltistan, Gilgit 15100, Pakistan
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Received: 30 November 2018 / Revised: 26 December 2018 / Accepted: 10 January 2019 / Published: 11 January 2019
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Abstract

The governance of public sector infrastructure projects became an important topic of interest in the project, program, and portfolio management literature during the last decade. Today, it is becoming a central focus for policymakers seeking to ensure success in selecting, designing, and implementing government-sponsored programs of multi-projects. Due to the multiple underlying risks and complexities, the governance of infrastructure programs constitutes a critical element in strategic planning in developing countries. This paper has analyzed the infrastructure development program in Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Pakistan), and revealed major shortcomings in the areas of decision-making, stakeholder management, and role ambiguity. Approaches to remedy these shortcomings have, thus, been proposed. View Full-Text
Keywords: project governance; program; infrastructure development; Gilgit-Baltistan project governance; program; infrastructure development; Gilgit-Baltistan
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Khan, A.; Waris, M.; Ismail, I.; Sajid, M.R.; Ullah, M.; Usman, F. Deficiencies in Project Governance: An Analysis of Infrastructure Development Program. Adm. Sci. 2019, 9, 9.

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