Computational modeling of project organizations under stress

a conceptual framework and guidelines for practice

An organization's operational structure can either enable or hinder its capability to plan and implement projects. This article examines--via computational models--a study that shows how organizations can improve project performance by changing their organization's structure. In doing so, it defines the study's approach (computational organization theory, or COT) and its methodology (virtual design team, or VDT), describing how the authors modeled and simulated the behavior of organizations under stress, such as those associated with the United States Department of Defense's (DoD) weapons system programs.
member content locked

Log in or join PMI to gain access

or Join

Advertisement

Advertisement

Related Content

Advertisement

Publishing or acceptance of an advertisement is neither a guarantee nor endorsement of the advertiser's product or service. View advertising policy.