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  • Introducing Teaching Case Studies in Project Management Journal

    By Vega, Gina | Aubry, Monique Project Management Journal® is an academic journal dedicated to publishing research relevant to researchers, reflective practitioners, and organizations. In this regard, as scholars, we have a…

  • Using Process Theory for Accumulating Project Management Knowledge

    By Niederman, Fred | Müller, Benjamin | March, Salvatore T. Process theory has become an important mechanism for the accumulation of knowledge in a number of disciplines. Process theory focuses on sequences of activities, their durations, and the intervals…

  • Dealing with Uncertainty and Ambiguity in a Complex Project

    By Aubry, Monique | Boulay-Bolduc, Madeleine | Richer, Marie-Claire | Lavoie-Tremblay, Mélanie In 2008, the Quebec government approved a CAD$2.3 billion budget to build a modern academic healthcare facility that would provide state-of-the-art, highly specialized healthcare services to the…

  • Knowledge Contribution as a Factor in Project Selection

    By Geng, Shuang | Chuah, Kong Bieng | Law, Kris M. Y. | Cheung, Che Keung | Chau, Y. C. | Rui, Cao Project selection is a crucial decision-making process in many organizations. By adopting a project-based learning perspective, this study sets out to develop a framework to integrate organizational…

  • Research Focuses, Trends, and Major Findings on Project Complexity

    By Bolzan de Rezende, Leandro | Blackwell, Paul | Pessanha Gonçalves, Marcio Denys This article analyzes the project complexity research field using bibliometric analysis. The field evolved in three waves (prior to 1985, between 1990 and 2004, and after 2005) from several…

  • Evolutionary Governance for Mega-Event Projects (MEPs)

    By Li, Yongkui | Lu, Yujie | Ma, Liang | Kwak, Young-Hoon A mega-event is an open socioeconomic system characterized by massive budget demands and multiple types of subprojects and their complex interrelationships. Although a mega-event is an opportunity…

  • Using a Social Capital Lens to Identify the Mechanisms of Top Management Commitment

    By Amoako-Gyampah, Kwasi | Meredith, Jack R. | White Loyd, Kathy The implementation of large-scale technology projects is still fraught with failures resulting in tremendous costs to organizations. One of the factors that is widely recognized as critical for…

  • Protecting American Soldiers

    By Mortlock, Robert F. The protection of American soldiers in combat was a top priority for senior leaders in the U.S. Army, Defense Department, and Congress. The Defense Department committed considerable resources and…


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