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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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
A Case Study on Project Lessons Learned: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.
This paper reviews the literature on lessons learned and presents findings from an exploratory case study of mega projects in the oil and gas industry. Based on the meta-level analysis of interviews, the findings indicate ...
Project management resources, resource development pathway typology, and the quest for competitive advantage.
Increasingly, firms are turning to effective project management to help them achieve and retain a dominant position in the marketplace. Applying the Resource-Based View (RBV), this theoretical paper examines project ...
Multidisciplinary academic collaboration.
Dr. Caroline Park (Centre for Nursing and Health Studies, Faculty of Health Disciplines), Dr. Cheryl Kier (Psychology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences) and and Dr. Kam Jugdev (Faculty of Business) have been ...