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Keywords: management, project management, 4P’s, bureaucracy Projects are ubiquitous. Even the smallest company with just one or two employees has to run projects in order to achieve their goals. The point of project management is to try to ensure that the plan materialises in a timely and cost-efficient manner and either achieves or exceeds its […]Read more
Keywords: inter-organisational projects, project management, change management, resistance to change, middle management, pacing, timing, business case, alignment Any organisational or inter-organisational project is essentially about change. However, some projects are ostensibly about creating organisational change, as opposed to intra-organisational change. Whilst there are many, many research studies looking at project management, there are few that […]Read more
Keywords: project management, ERP, enterprise resource planning, ERP systems, information technology Over the last 10 to 15 years there has been a veritable explosion in the development of ERP or enterprise resource planning systems. Enterprise resource planning systems refers to IT-based systems that are built around a centralized database, integrated and have a common computing […]Read more
Keywords: project management, stakeholders, stakeholders, strategic actions, influence, external stakeholders, influencing strategies A number of studies have shown what most project managers have known for a long time – that external stakeholders can have a significant impact on projects and project management. A 2014 study showed that external stakeholders can also have a significant impact […]Read more
The rise of Projectification. Virtually every other paper published these days mentions the fact that organisations and their environments are becoming more and more complex and facing greater levels of uncertainty, whilst, at the same time, there is a constant pressure for greater levels of operational efficiency and innovation with reduced resources. One of the […]Read more