Professor Graham Winch

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Position: Professor of Project Management
Academic unit: People, Management and Organisations
 

Biography

Graham joined MBS in October 2004 from the Manchester Centre for Civil and Construction Engineering at UMIST. Prior to joining UMIST in 2001, he taught at the Bartlett School of Graduate Studies at University College London and researched at Warwick University Business School, where he obtained his PhD, and Imperial College London. He was Visiting Professor at the Danish Technical University from 2000-2001, Visiting Professor at Copenhagen Business School 2006-2009, and Chalmers University 2011-2012. He is a graduate in sociology and politics from the University of York.

Within MBS, he is the Director for Social Responsibility and Programme Director of the BP Managing Projects executive education programme.

Graham is a member of the Peer Review College, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. He hs also been an advisor on construction innovation policy to the Dutch, French, and UK governments, and has been a member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal for Project ManagementConstruction Management and Economics since 1999.

Research Interests

Project management is Graham's principal research interest, particularly around the organisation of the project process and innovation in project-based industries. Although he is a specialist in construction project management, his research has encompassed a wide range of engineering-based industries ranging from motors to aerospace as well as international comparative work. Current research work focuses on:

The identification of project risks; Institutions for enabling innovation in the construction industry; The redefinition of the domain of project management practice.

Additional Information

These focus on the development of the teaching of project management in a business school context, particularly through the medium of blended learning MBA and executive education programmes.

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2099

2016

  • Winch, G. M., & Schmidt, S. E. (2016). Public Private Partnerships: A Review of the UK Private Finance Initiative. In New Forms of Procurement: Public Private Partnerships and Relational Contracting in the 21st Century.. London and New York: Taylor and Francis. . Publication link: 52c5875e-8939-45ad-b26c-b4cc8346de9b

2015

  • Cha, . U., Newman, J., & Winch, G. M. (2015). Owner Capabilities in Information Systems Project Organising in the Public Sector: In host publication.. Publication link: f6eb7171-b03f-46a9-8d30-fb17438da2f9

2014

  • Winch, G., & Maytorena-Sanchez, E. (2014). Temporary-Permanent interface dynamics in project organising: The case of defence acquisition. In host publication.. Publication link: 8dec0d6e-39ef-49bf-a50b-408b80720284

2013

  • Winch, G. (2013). Client Capabilities: The Developing Research Agenda. 7th Nordic Conference on Construction Economics and Organization, Trondheim, .. Publication link: 3ee31bcb-adf7-4142-87a5-804f1620af05

2012

2011

  • Winch, G., Onishi, G. M. (Ed.), M., . U. (Ed.), & Schmidt, S. E. (Ed.) (2011). Taking Stock of PPP and PFI Around the World. London: Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.. Publication link: 8e43a06a-a1d7-4b1f-8486-109541c43ce1
  • Winch, G. (2011). Strategic Management of Professional Practice: The Case of Architecture: The Case of Architecture. In Managing the Professional Practice: In the Built Environment|Managing the Prof. Pract.: In the Built Environ.. (pp. 43-63). Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. DOI: 10.1002/9781444392364.ch2. Publication link: 5b9da141-1fde-4270-8702-7931e5dd3a1a
  • Winch, G. M., & Smyth, H. (Ed.) (2011). Postscript Comment to "The Make Experience" by Ken Shuttleworth. In Managing the Professional Practice in the Built Environment. (pp. 203-205). Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. . Publication link: 15d54aad-54a6-450c-a36a-9f01884e21d6
  • Winch, G., Maytorena, E., Morris, P. (Ed.), Pinto, J. (Ed.), & Soderlund, J. (Ed.) (2011). Managing risk and uncertainty on projects: a cognitive approach: A Cognitive Approach. In The Oxford Handbook of Project Management. (pp. 345-364). Oxford: Oxford University Press. . Publication link: f95dcb07-3fef-48d2-b6f1-d38bc5ffd137

2010

2009

  • Rigby, J., Lowe, D., Courtney, R., Morrison, K., Cox, D., Chittenden, F., ... Sandesten, S. (2009). Study on voluntary arrangements for collaboration in construction Final Report Part 2: Best Practice Guide and Case Studies. Brussels: European Commission DG Enterprise and Industry.. Publication link: c9063be9-6006-4343-9a2f-b277dea5e089
  • Rigby, J., Lowe, D., Courtney, R., Morrison, K., Cox, D., Chittenden, F., ... Sandesten, S. (2009). Study on voluntary arrangements for collaborative working in the field of construction services [Contract No SI2.ICNPROCE015827500] Final Report Part 1: Main Report. Brussels: European Commission DG Enterprise and Industry.. Publication link: a9516039-6caa-4ba4-8ec3-75c229fba185
  • Kebede, E., Lowe, D., Maytorena-Sanchez, E., & Winch, G. (2009). The UK acquisition process, transaction governance within integrated project teams. In host publication.. Publication link: 82737325-d7e5-487d-a3f7-2b1d4724746b
  • Rigby, J., Lowe, D., Courtney, R., Morrison, K., Cox, D., Chittenden, F., ... Sandesten, S. (2009). Study on voluntary arrangements for collaborative working in the field of construction services Final Report Part 1: Main Report. Brussels: European Commission DG Enterprise and Industry.. Publication link: 7fd57207-fef1-448f-9cbf-921e6b1a74b1
  • Rigby, J., Lowe, D., Courtney, R., Morrison, K., Cox, D., Chittenden, F., ... Sandesten, S. (2009). Study on voluntary arrangements for collaborative working in the field of construction services Final Report Part 3: Country Reports. Brussels: European Commission DG Enterprise and Industry.. Publication link: 056ef65b-fb59-4d41-b784-c9b53d8479bd

2008

  • Maytorena-Sanchez, E., & Winch, G. (2008). How managers understand risks in projects. In European Group for Organization Studies. Amsterdam, Holland. . Publication link: 4faf756e-add0-40a4-8f35-785cf75307c3

2007

  • Maytorena, E., Winch, G. M., Freeman, J., & Kiely, T. (2007). The influence of experience and information search styles on project risk identification performance. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 54(2), 315-326. DOI: 10.1109/TEM.2007.893993. Publication link: 646a869b-8dff-49db-88a3-f3d96f85b464
  • Winch, G., Slevin, D. P. (Ed.), Cleland, D. I. (Ed.), & Pinto, J. K. (Ed.) (2007). Rethinking Project Management: project organisations as information processing systems. In Innovations: project management research 2004. Project Management Institute. . Publication link: f39d98e6-ab71-400b-8045-121b06209a39

2006

  • Maytorena-Sanchez, E., & Winch, G. (2006). Don't think twice, it's all right: perceptions of risk in the construction industry. In Micro-processes of Managing the Construction of Buildings.. Publication link: cb05160d-e65e-41c7-bf28-7adf1d7b476b
  • Maytorena-Sanchez, E., & Winch, G. (2006). Managers' perceptions of the interrelationships between project risks: an exploratory study. In European Academy of Management.. Publication link: 7b759660-8d48-4e35-a896-bc57235a103f
  • Winch, G., & Maytorena-Sanchez, E. (2006). Making good sense: assessing the quality of managerial decision-making. In Academy of Management.. Publication link: 0ef291a6-52e1-4a3b-ac83-de52e930b37e

2005

  • Maytorena-Sanchez, E., Winch, G., & Kiely, T. (2005). Construction Risk Identification. In 11th Joint CIB International Symposium Combing Forces: advancing facilities management and construction through innovation.. Publication link: 4c29959e-f251-4551-b7f4-e57df596df5b
  • Winch, G., Maytorena-Sanchez, E., & Kiely, T. (2005). Project Risk Identification: does experience matter? In European Academy of Management Conference: responsible management in an uncertain world.. Publication link: 5e90f3e8-b814-4909-b05c-db566f136dcd
  • Maytorena-Sanchez, E., Winch, G., Kiely, T., Clarke, S., Dalton, M., Slevin, D. P. (Ed.), ... Pinto, J. K. (Ed.) (2005). Identifying project risks: A cognitive approach. In Innovations: Project Management Research. (pp. 465-479). Project Management Institute. . Publication link: 69eb0103-0b7f-4e57-bc32-7bc1f8a4e974
  • Maytorena-Sanchez, E., Winch, G., & Kiely, T. (2005). A Cognitive Exploration of the Risk Identification Process. In 11th Workshop on Managerial and Organisational Cognition: collective cognition's contribution to management research and theorising.. Publication link: 8faa2bfd-67be-4cbb-a5e7-d48fbe261557

2004

  • Winch, G., G., . U., Symes, M., Chadoin, O. (Ed.), & Evette, T. (Ed.) (2004). Les Mutations dans l'industrie du Batiment Britannique: partnering, financement prive et renouvellement urbain. In Activites d'architectes en Europe Nouvelles Pratiques. Editions de la Villette. . Publication link: 44b87ca4-6b5b-4ddc-b57b-a3109ec9e723
  • Maytorena-Sanchez, E., Clarke, S., Dalton, M., Kiely, T., & Winch, G. (2004). Identifying Project Risks: a cognitive approach. In 3rd PMI Research Conference.. Publication link: e62f5e72-6302-4e72-8e50-4c30072a1ae3
  • Winch, G., Morris, P. W. G. (Ed.), & Pinto, J. K. (Ed.) (2004). Managing Project Stakeholders. In The Wiley Guide to Managing Projects.. Publication link: da1b5588-26d4-4e2e-88e3-96393977a5c3

2003

2002

  • Winch, G., G., . U., Bonke, S., Slevin, D. P. (Ed.), Cleland, D. I. (Ed.), & Pinto, J. K. (Ed.) (2002). Project Stakeholder Mapping: analysing the interests of project stakeholders. In The Frontiers of Project Management Research. Project Management Institute. . Publication link: dd9771e5-dc59-458a-bb28-da717da12a44
  • Winch, G. M., Grèzes, D., & Carr, B. (2002). Exporting architectural services: The English and French experiences. Journal of Architectural and Planning Research, 19(2), 165-175. . Publication link: 4968a9ae-0106-4064-92e5-392491bf502f

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