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The Optimism Bias - Megaprojects Fail Because We Are Hardcoded To Lie

Hosted By: Tim Haïdar
02/25/2014
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About this Podcast...

In this exclusive podcast for Oil and Gas IQ, Tim Haðdar speaks with Giorgio Locatelli, Member of EU Megaproject Initiative and Senior Lecturer at the University of Lincoln. In the course of his interview, Giorgio divulges some of thefindings of his research, including the startlingfact that we may, as a species, be the fundamental reason why four out of five megaprojects come in late and over budget!

Dr. Giorgio Locatelli joined the Lincoln School of Engineering as a Lecturer in April 2012 and has been promoted Senior Lecturer in June 2013. Prior to this he was a Research Fellow in Politecnico di Milano (Italy). He has more than 60 international peer-reviewed publications. In addition, he has attended and presented at a number of national and international conferences such as the International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE) and International Project Management Association World Congress (IPMA).