John Varano

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John Varano is a researcher at the University of Oxford – Saïd Business School. His research focusses on the challenges of managing projects. John’s main research interests are change management, capital projects and project management. His experience encompasses across a broad range of areas including strategy, organisation design, change management, and transformation programme and project management.

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9 Aug 2017

The 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil came at a huge cost. It reached US$15 billion including cost overruns of at least 75% and was the most expensive in FIFA history.


26 Jul 2017

Did you know that the seventh most expensive building in the world is being built right here in Australia? No, it’s not a giant apartment block on the Gold Coast. It’s not a flashy new casino. It’s not even the recently announced hotel and apartment...


23 Jun 2017

Leaving the EU is one of the most intricate and transformative challenges that the UK has ever confronted. Brexit has significant implications for the British civil service and its capability to deliver on the government’s 12 priorities for Brexit.

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