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  • Bridging the Fields of Careers and Project Management member content locked

    By Akkermans, Jos | Chipulu, Max | Udechukwu, Ojiako | Williams, Terry M. Projects have become one of the most common ways of organizing work in organizations. They are the major means by which organizations structure and deliver both operational and strategic objectives,…

  • Crafting Project Managers' Careers member content locked

    By Akkermans, Jos | Keegan, Anne | Huemann, Martina | Ringhofer, Claudia Project managers experience unique careers that are not yet sufficiently understood, and more people than ever before are pursuing such careers. The research on project management and careers is…

  • Exploring Student Perceptions of Their Readiness for Project Work member content locked

    By Burga, Ruben | LeBlanc, Joshua | Rezania, Davar A changing labor market is leading to an increased prevalence in project work. In this study, we explore student perceptions of project work. We find that these emerging adults prefer leadership…

  • Priming the Project Talent Pipeline member content locked

    By Borg, Jessica | Scott-Young, Christina M. Undergraduate education is emerging as a direct pathway into the previously deemed 'accidental profession' of project management. We introduce the concept of graduate work readiness and explore…

  • What Makes a Competent International Project Manager in Emerging and Developing Countries? member content locked

    By Li, Ying | Sun, Tao | Shou, Yongyi | Sun, Hua This study explores what makes a competent international project manager in emerging and developing countries by applying content analysis and multidimensional scaling method on the reports of…

  • Is the Project Manager's Road to Success Paved Only with Clear Career Paths? member content locked

    By LoPresti, Alessandro | Elia, Angelo This study examined the role of career attitudes and behaviors and employability enhancement factors in predicting project managers' career success facets, over and above the availability of clear…

  • Senior Project Leadership Skills and Career Stallers member content locked

    By Floris, Maurizio | Wiblen, Sharna L. | Anichenko, Ekaterina We know little about which leadership skills matter most and according to whom in the career progression of project leaders. This research suggests that high- performing senior project leader talent…


Calls for Papers

We invite authors to submit papers for Special Editions of Project Management Journal®:

The following special edition call for papers are open at this time:

Managing Urgent Projects

The Dark Side of Projects:
Uncovering Slavery, Corruption, Criminal
Organizations, and Other Uncomfortable Topics

How Will Project Management Be Changed By 21st-Century General-Purpose Technologies?

Project Behavior

Projects in a Global World:
Bridging Project Management and
International Business

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