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  • Selecting Organizational Partners for Interorganizational Projects member content locked

    By Braun, Timo|Sydow, Jörg The selection of partners is critical for the success of interorganizational projects. Based on conceptual reasoning in light of prior research, as well as illustrative empirical

  • How Project Management and Top Management Involvement Affect the Innovativeness of Professional Service Organizations member content locked

    By Schultz, Carsten|Graw, Jan|Salomo, Sören|Kock, Alexander This study investigates how top management involvement and project management professionalization affect firm innovativeness. We focus on hospitals as representative of professional service…

  • Crossing the Valley of Death member content locked

    By Midler, Christophe The last few decades have seen a profound transformation of innovation project management within automobile firms. During the 1990s, the product development phase was revolutionized by the…

  • Project Organizing and Its Impact member content locked

    By Kock, Alexander|Aubry, Monique This special issue of Project Management Journal® (PMJ) is a Festschrift for our former editor-in-chief Hans Georg Gemünden—or Jörg, as his friends call him—in celebration of his 70th birthday.…

  • Who Supports Project Careers? member content locked

    By Ringhofer, Claudia|Keegan, Anne E.|Huemann, Martina This exploratory research examines who supports what aspects of career development on projects. Our main finding is that, although project professionals receive support from formal and informal…

  • Leading through Innovation Project Setbacks member content locked

    By Todt, Gisa|Weiss, Matthias|Hoegl, Martin The failure rate of innovation projects is substantial. Even innovation projects that fare well are sometimes terminated before completion. However, given the importance of innovator passion and…

  • The Dilemmas of Design Thinking in Innovation Projects member content locked

    By Hölzle, Katharina|Rhinow, Holger Organizations have discovered Design Thinking as a promising framework or language for innovation-focused project teamwork. The goal is to develop new products and services by being customer-centric…

  • Strategic Value at the Front End of a Radical Innovation Program member content locked

    By Martinsuo, Miia Firms implement radical innovation programs to create strategic value. Ensuring the success of these programs may require involving the business network. This article pursues increased knowledge on…

  • The Organizational Design of the Project-Based Organization member content locked

    By Turner, J. Rodney|Miterev, Maxim This article investigates organizational design choices and their antecedents for the design of project-based organizations. Extant literature acknowledges the diversity of project-based…

  • Modeling Organizational Project Management member content locked

    By Müller, Ralf|Drouin, Nathalie|Sankaran, Shankar The contemporary discourse on organizational project management (OPM) complements project, program, and portfolio management with emerging elements, such as governance, projectification, the project…


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