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Learning from lessons learned: Project management research program
(American Journal of Economics and Business Administration, 2012)
When we fail to learn from our own mistakes or those of others, we tend to repeat the mistakes. This study discusses lessons learned as important ways of gathering and sharing both formal and informal project knowledge. ...
Advancing project and portfolio management research: Applying strategic management theories
This paper focuses on the application of strategic management theories to Project Management and Project Portfolio Management research, specifically the Resource-Based View, Dynamic Capabilities, and Absorptive Capacity. ...
Critical success factors in projects: Pinto, Slevin, and Prescott - the elucidation of project success
Purpose – Few scholars have been cited as frequently as Pinto, Slevin, and Prescott for their contributions to project success and related critical success factors (CSF) in the 1980s. Studies since then built on their ...
Classifying project management resources by complexity and leverage
(International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, 2012)
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to present a conceptual framework to classify project management resources as sources of competitive advantage. Design/methodology/approach – The paper draws on the resource-based ...
Book Review: Project Management: The managerial process (5th ed.)
Project management: A strategic asset?
(American Management Association, 2011)
A Content Analysis of The Project Management Body of Knowledge on Lessons Learned.
We analyze the Project Management Institute’s body of knowledge guide in its portrayal of lessons learned in the knowledge areas. Then, we introduce readers to situated learning theory as a broader lens with which to examine ...
Learning and sharing on projects through relational dynamics.
In the traditional sense, project reviews and communities of practice were considered cornerstones for lessons learned. Although advantageous, both mechanisms have limitations. This study develops an understanding of how ...
Project management: The seesaw balance between control and cooperation.
Increasingly, more companies are adopting project management practices to remain competitive. The predominant emphasis in the literature and the Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide has been on tools, techniques, and ...
Workplace learning theories and perspectives: Re-thinking project learning practices.
This paper examines workplace learning perspectives and relates them to project management reviews and communities of practice, both of which are social and relational processes. Findings indicate that the boundaries between ...