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Showing papers in "International Journal of Project Management in 2005"


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TL;DR: In this article, a questionnaire survey was conducted to explore preferences in risk allocation in public/private partnership (PPP) procurement and the majority of risks in PPP/PFI projects, especially those in the meso level risk group, should be allocated to the private sector, but there are a few risks where unilateral allocation is not always obvious.

839 citations


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TL;DR: In this paper, a case study consisting of two construction projects has been undertaken to investigate how the problems of managing the concerns of stakeholders present themselves in an actual construction project, and a method of stakeholder mapping, together with the power/interest matrix, has been used to identify stakeholders and their influence on the projects studied.

526 citations


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TL;DR: This paper examines how suppliers of complex capital goods are moving into the provision of integrated solutions – unique combinations of products and services that address a customer’s specific business problems.

498 citations


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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors explored the relationship between performance against standards and the effectiveness of project management performance in the workplace, as perceived by senior managers, and found no statistically significant relationship between the performance against the widely used standards in their entirety, and senior management perceptions of effectiveness of workplace performance.

487 citations


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TL;DR: In this article, the authors presented the findings of a questionnaire survey conducted on the factors affecting cost performance of Indian construction projects and extracted seven factors Critical success factors obtained by the analyses are: project manager competence; top management support; project manager's coordinating and leadership skill; monitoring and feedback by the participants; coordination among project participants; and owners competence and favourable climatic condition.

473 citations


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TL;DR: In this article, the authors proposed a way forward to achieve true sustainable project life cycle management in the manufacturing industry, which is a prerequisite for aligning project management frameworks with the principles of sustainable development.

353 citations


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TL;DR: In this article, the authors assess whether there is a correspondence between the use of Project Portfolio Management (PPM) processes and techniques, and improvements in the performance of projects and portfolios of projects.

318 citations


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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors explored the relationship between trust and communication and tested the influence of these factors upon project success and success criteria for international development projects financed by multilateral institutions in sub-Saharan Africa.

303 citations


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TL;DR: In this article, the authors conducted an exploratory study into the impact of SPM on project performance in development projects in high-velocity industries and found that SPM tools, leadership skills, and process showed themselves to be of higher interest to standardization than the other independent variables because they may impact project success.

283 citations


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TL;DR: In this article, a policy, process, personnel and incentive (3P+I) framework is proposed to help project managers manage construction site safety, and a survey of contractors in Singapore showed that site accidents are more likely to happen when there are inadequate company policies, unsafe practices, poor attitudes of construction personnel, poor management commitment and insufficient safety knowledge and training of workers.

267 citations


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TL;DR: In this paper, the compatibility of various project delivery methods with specific types of owners and projects is examined and a multi-criterion decision-making methodology using the analytical hierarchy process is provided to assist decision-makers in selecting the proper delivery method for their projects.

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TL;DR: In this article, the authors evaluate the progress the UK construction industry has made in its adoption of partnering, how it is likely to develop in the future and what the implications might be for the industry's suppliers.

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TL;DR: The impact of principal-agent relationship and contract type on communication between Project Owner and Manager is discussed in this article. But the authors focus on the communication between project owners and managers.

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TL;DR: In this article, the authors report the findings of an empirical study that compares the measures of success emphasised as important by client and contractor organizations and the extent to which differences of emphasis is translated into project management practice.

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TL;DR: In this article, the authors defined project business and employed a bibliometric study for considering the relevant characteristics of this concept and found that there is a need for several theoretical foundations: organisation theory, innovation theories, sociological and psychometric theories.

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TL;DR: In this paper, a survey of 288 organizations is used to analyze practices that organizations use in managing development projects and several success factors are found related to both single and multiple project management.

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TL;DR: Jiang et al. as mentioned in this paper studied the impact of charismatic leadership style on ERP implementation and found that leaders should demonstrate more charismatic behaviors to establish the ERP project team members' cohesiveness and improve team performance.

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TL;DR: The authors explored the role of national culture in the management of large-scale science projects and proposed a method for studying the role and influence of culture on the management process, and concluded with recommendations for those who manage these projects.

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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors propose to bridge the gap between the two disciplines on six key points, thus structuring a conceptual time frame common to project marketing and project management, which concur with progress made in project marketing over the last decade.

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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors present a study on identifying differences in project management style between two different cultures, the Japanese and the Israeli, and find that Japanese organizations use clear and measurable success measures for each project, while project objectives in Israel are often quite foggy.

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TL;DR: In this article, a value-centred approach to measuring project success is proposed, which adopts a product-based project definition and a corresponding project lifecycle model, and defines the concepts of the net project execution cost (NPEC) and the net product operation value (NPOV).

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TL;DR: In this article, the authors studied the management of 15 strategic programs spread over seven industry sectors and presented their findings in the form of a framework of 17 key attributes of program management work, each conceived at four levels in a hierarchy of competence.

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TL;DR: In this article, a survey of quantity surveyors in the UK found that there is a strong agreement between quantity surveyor in ranking cost-influencing factors of construction projects.

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TL;DR: A dependence structure matrix and domain mapping matrix approach that enables the systematic identification of interdependencies and relations in a Multi-project environment is introduced.

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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors address the following research questions: (1) What is project autonomy, how can it be measured, and how much autonomy is given in NPD projects? (2) Does project autonomy increase with project innovativeness? (3) Is project autonomy positively related to success of NPD project? (4) Does the positive relationship between project autonomy and project success increase with innovativity of NDP projects?

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TL;DR: In this article, the authors investigate how project managers responsible for the management of risk in IT projects actually managed risk and to relate this back to established project risk management processes, finding that project managers tend to deny, avoid, ignore and delay dealing with risk, with the consequence of those actions having an adverse influence on their perceived effectiveness of risk management and the project outcomes.

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TL;DR: This study concentrates on communities, which are informal and semi-formal groups of people bound together by shared interests in project organizations, and describes the characteristics of eight communities in three project organizations.

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TL;DR: In this article, the authors draw upon insights from the sense-making literature to consider the management of complex long-term service-led engineering projects, which combine the supply of capital goods or infrastructure with a longterm service provision.

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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors investigated the relationship between peoples' behaviors, attitudes and perceptions towards safety culture and compared safety culture divergences among three levels of construction personnel: top management, supervisory staff and frontline worker by conducting safety culture survey.

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TL;DR: In this article, the authors identify a class of risks that are common, important and yet poorly managed in projects, and they call into question how such risks can be managed, and whether current risk management practices need to be changed.