Identifying the contextual elements of project management within organizations and their impact on project success

worst practices in project management within the television production industry

In today's global business environment, where organizations continuously strive to respond to an ever increasingly fluid and complex marketplace, organizational change is now the rule rather than the exception. As a result, organizations are embracing strategic initiatives to stay ahead of more nimble competitors. And such initiatives often include using project management as a standard organizational practice. This article examines the contextual aspects influencing organizations--particularly those working in information technology (IT)--to initiate organizational change through project management. It overviews the literature on organizational change, project success, and the universality of project management as well as the literature on the project manager's role and the organizational trends and opportunities in practicing project management.
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