August-September 2015

  • Success, learning, and risk

    By Gemünden, Hans Georg This issue of Project Management Journal’ offers insightful views on three major intertwined themes: success, learning, and risk. The first article proposes a new conceptualization of success…

  • Project decision chain

    By Rolstadås, Asbjørn | Pinto, Jeffrey K. | Falster, Peter | Venkataraman, Ray To add value to project performance and help obtain project success, a new framework for decision making in projects is defined. It introduces the project decision chain inspired by supply chain…

  • Multi-level efficacy evidence of a combined interprofessional collaboration and project management training program for healthcare project teams

    By Chiocchio, François | Rabbat, François | Lebel, Paule Project work is essential for the improvement of healthcare organizations; yet, project management and collaboration in the project context are not taught to healthcare professionals. Three half-day…

  • Bundling and unbundling in public - private partnerships

    By Carpintero, Samuel | Petersen, Ole Helby Public - private partnership (PPP) projects may be organized in a variety of ways, depending on the level of integration of the so-called Special Purpose Vehicle. Based on the analyses of four major…

  • Project management learning

    By Ojiako, Udechukwu | Chipulu, Max | Marshall, Alasdair | Ashleigh, Melanie J. | Williams, Terry This study explores how engineering students studying project management perceive their learning experiences. To facilitate an understanding of the constituent components of engineering students…

  • Exploring the relationship between rework projects and risk indicators

    By Yim, Rachel L. | Castaneda, Jason M. | Doolen, Toni L. | Tumer, Irem Y. | Malak, Richard When projects fail to adequately meet requirements, organizations are forced to either abandon the project or to initiate a new project to address the original project requirements. Because the…

  • Addressing risks in green retrofit projects

    By Hwang, Bon-Gang | Zhao, Xianbo | See, Yi Lin | Zhong, Yun The objectives of this study are to identify the risks in green retrofit projects in Singapore; analyze their risk criticalities; compare the risk criticalities between conventional and green…

  • Employing grounded theory to uncover behavioral competencies of information technology project managers

    By Dillon, Stuart | Taylor, Hazel A. This study employs a unique combination of the grounded theory methodology (GTM) and Behavioral Event Interviews to explore the competencies of IT project managers. The findings largely support…

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