June-July 2015

  • When less is more, and when less is less

    By Gemünden, Hans Georg The desire to get more with fewer resources is an evergreen in project management. Editor-in-Chief Hans Georg Gemünden provides an overview of recent publications and research trends as an…

  • Rallying the troops or beating the horses?

    By Gallagher, Erin Colleen | Mazur, Alicia Kate | Ashkanasy, Neal M. In today's work environment, project managers are often forced to "do more with less." We argue that this imperative can lead project managers to engage in either high-performance or abusive…

  • Toward high reliability project organizing in safety-critical projects

    By Saunders, Fiona C. High reliability organizations claim to be special organizations that have consistently demonstrated safe performance in operating environments, which are simultaneously of high technical complexity…

  • The role of reward systems in product innovations

    By Chen, Yi-Jen Focusing on new product development projects, this study suggests that the effect of a market orientation on innovation performance relationships may differ depending on whether the market…

  • Strategic and cultural misalignment

    By Solli-Sæther, Hans | Karlsen, Jan Terje | Oorschot, Kim van This article draws on theories from knowledge and project management to develop an understanding of how knowledge sharing is encouraged and hindered in the context of a multifirm network assembled…

  • A holistic view on learning in project-based organizations

    By Chronéer, Diana | Backlund, Fredrik Although researchers have highlighted the importance of managing and supporting learning in project-based settings, it still seems to be problematic. New project management capabilities are needed,…

  • How far can BIM reduce information asymmetry in the Australian construction context?

    By Forsythe, Perry | Sankaran, Shankar | Biesenthal, Christopher Building Information Modeling (BIM) systems are increasingly used in construction projects. Theoretically, these systems provide greater transparency and access to construction project information…

  • The rocky road to legacy

    By Molloy, Eamonn | Chetty, Trish This article describes how the management and organization of the South African 2010 FIFA World Cup stadium program shaped the current legacy of an oversupply of overdesigned and underutilized…

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