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Title The Project as a social system : Asia-Pacific perspectives on project management / edited by Henry Linger and Jill Owen
Published Clayton, Vic. : Monash University Publishing, © 2012
Clayton, Vic. : Monash University Publishing, 2012


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Description xx, 280 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Illuminating the role of the project owner -- Cross-cultural complex project management: balancing social and cultural complexity -- The project as a socio-cultural system: investigating humanitarian projects managed by volunteers in not-for-profit organisations -- Information systems project management mentoring practices in multi-national corporations -- Contingent employment in IT versus learning to enhance project management capabilities -- Whole of enterprise portfolio management: an integrated approach to managing projects as a social system -- Widening the perspective on organisational capabilities for project portfolio management -- From projects to programs to execute strategy: bridging the top management conceptual divide -- Who are 'they'?: employee perception of organisational decision-making -- Leadership in projects and its impact on business strategy execution: an Australian case -- The impact of sustainability on project management -- The project entity as human activity system and social process: providing the structural openness to connect with context -- Motivating construction organisations through incentives: a case study for client-side project managers -- The project as a social system: indentifying key players to ensure outcome realisation -- Research methods for wicked projects
Summary In recent years, research initiatives in the field of project management have accelerated and are now pursued across many disciplinary fields and a vast range of project types, ranging from construction to organizational change and new product development. This diversity of research More...into phenomena within the 'project' context suggests the dynamism of and progress within this field of study and its potential to contribute to scholarly knowledge within a range of disciplinary areas outside of project management itself, including organizational studies, knowledge management, and organizational learning
Analysis Australian
Notes "The inaugural Asia Pacific Research Conference on Project Management was held in February 2010 at Monash University, Australia"--Back cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Also issued in electronic version via the Internet
Subject Project management -- Congresses.
Project management -- Pacific Area.
Social systems.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Linger, Henry.
Owen, Jill.
Asia Pacific Research Conference on Project Management (Monash University) (1st : 2010)
LC no. 2012406284
ISBN 9781921867040
Other Titles QUT Authors