April-May 2015

  • The Migration of Methodologies for Project Management Research

    By Müller, Ralf Last year’s European Academy of Management Conference (EURAM) was held in sunny Valencia, Spain, in June 2014. With about 1,500 attendees EURAM is known as one of the largest conferences on…

  • Reconnecting theory and practice in pluralistic contexts

    By Bredillet, Christophe | Tywoniak, Stephane | Dwivedula, Ravikiran This article contributes to the theory-practice gap debate in organization studies, focusing on pluralistic contexts from a research practitioner perspective. The current debate is introduced|then…

  • Professionalism in project management

    By Konstantinou, Efrosyni This article suggests that the project practitioner can have a significant role in defining and legitimizing the knowledge that is important for practice and the profession due to the situated…

  • Value co-creation with stakeholders using action research as a meta-methodology in a funded research project

    By Dick, Robert | Sankaran, Shankar | Shaw, Kelly | Soar, Jeffrey | Davies, Alan | Banbury, Annie | Kelly, Jacqueline A large applied research study is a challenging exercise in project management and is often unpredictable because of its complexity. As the study evolves, researchers must meet the expectations of…

  • From a methodology exercise to the discovery of a crisis

    By Simard, Magali | Laberge, Danielle Although serendipity is commonly encountered during research activities, it has not received as much attention as it deserves. Through a case study on a case study, which evolved from a methodology…

  • Genealogical ethnography

    By Vignehsa, Kalpana Genealogical ethnography is ethnography that acknowledges the impossibility of representing the "real" world and that demands an uncomfortable reflexivity, while still placing a premium on…

  • New insights into project management research

    By Joslin, Robert | Müller, Ralf In this article, a new research perspective toward project management phenomena is developed; it builds on the existing natural science theory of genotyping and phenotyping by developing a…

  • Mixed methods use in project management research

    By Cameron, Roslyn | Sankaran, Shankar | Scales, Jeffery Mixed methods research is increasingly being used in business and management disciplines, in spite of positivist traditions. The aim of the study is twofold: (1) to examine the types of mixed…

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