Philosophy of project management

lessons from the philosophy of science

This article examines how insights offered by a well-established philosophy of science can provide lessons that have a bearing on formulating a philosophy of project management. It has three principal aims: (1) to highlight key concepts from the philosophy of science that characterize the philosophy of science perspective, (2) to explore the possible relevance of these concepts to formulating a philosophy of project management, and (3) to showcase a model of a successful philosophical discipline (i.e., philosophy of science) that can provide guidance on how to develop a philosophy of project management that has meaning not only to academic philosophers but to practicing project managers as well.
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