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Escalation and de-escalation of commitment to information systems projects: Insights from a project evaluation model


  • Pan, Shan Ling
  • Pan, Gary S.C.
  • Newman, Michael
  • Flynn, Donal


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  • Pan, Shan Ling & Pan, Gary S.C. & Newman, Michael & Flynn, Donal, 2006. "Escalation and de-escalation of commitment to information systems projects: Insights from a project evaluation model," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 173(3), pages 1139-1160, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ejores:v:173:y:2006:i:3:p:1139-1160

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