June-July 2014

  • Project leadership in becoming

    By Packendorff, Johann | Crevani, Lucia | Lindgren, Monica Drawing on the current research in general leadership, the authors propose that a process ontology is relevant and rewarding for project leadership studies. They argue that project leadership can be…

  • Stakeholders' attributes, behaviors, and decision-making strategies in construction projects

    By Yang, Rebecca J. | Wang, Yaowu | Jin, Xiao-Hua Project managers need to make decisions on how to balance competing claims between the different stakeholders in projects. Previous studies have suggested that the choice of decision-making…

  • Synchronization of innovation and vehicle projects

    By Gidel, Thierry | Buet, Gael | Millet, Dominique The success of a vehicle on the market depends on its price, reliability, and attractiveness; for the latter, innovations are the key elements in the differentiation from competitors. Managing the…

  • Can agile project management be adopted by industries other than software development?

    By Conforto, Edivandro Carlos | Salum, Fabian | Amaral, Daniel C. | da Silva, Sergio Luis | Magnanini de Almeida, Luis Fernando This research paper presents evidence from an exploratory survey on the use of agile project management (APM) practices and the presence of APM enablers in 19 medium- and large-sized companies from…

  • From the Editor

    By Gemünden, Hans Georg This issue of PMJ presents a very interesting article with a process view on project leadership in an organizational change project. The next two papers have to do with major changes in how projects…

  • Exploring project knowledge acquisition and exchange through action research

    By Algeo, Chivonne This paper presents a research methodology used to develop a novel framework for an investigation into how project managers acquire and exchange knowledge. The qualitative study was conducted with…

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