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Author Pries-Heje, Jan.

Title Project Management Multiplicity : Current Trends
Published Frederiksberg : Samfundslitteratur, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (236 pages)
Contents Cover; Title Page; Colophon; Contents; Chapter 1; Project Management Multiplicity: Current Trends; Jan Pries-Heje; Abstract; Project Management Multiplicity; Research Method and the Target Audience for this Book; (A Short) History of Project Management; Project-Oriented Teaching in Denmark; A New Research Field Emerges; Current State of Project Management Research in Denmark ; Conclusion; Chapter 2; 40 years of Danish Project Management: From Engineering Manager to Business Developer; Hans Mikkelsen & Jens Ove Riis; Abstract; Introduction; Research Method; 40 Years' Development
1970s -- PlanningHierarchical and linear planning; Separate project organization; Engineering manager; Contribution: Structuring complex tasks; 1980s -- Organization; Product and systems development; Emphasis on project delivery; Stakeholder analysis; Matrix organization; The project manager as a coordinator and an administrator; Contribution: Dual responsibility; 1990s -- Management; Internal company development; Team building; Situational approach; Risk management; Emerging process orientation; Lean project organization; The role as a leader; Contribution: Facilitating working across sections
2000s -- ProfessionalismCertification; Complex and uncertain environment; Value creation; Program management; Projects in global network structures; Partnering; The project manager as business developer ; Contribution: Supporting knowledge sharing and competence development; Trends and Challenges for the 2010s; Diversity in managing different types of projects in a complex and dynamic environment; Business modeling as an essential part of project management; Visioneering; Projects as social processes and platforms for organizational learning
ConclusionChapter 4; Projects and Company Development Effectiveness and Productivity; Hans Mikkelsen & Jens Ove Riis; Abstract; Introduction; Research Method; Main Findings; The Context of Company Development; Three development paradigms; A strategy implementation paradigm; A reactive paradigm; A self-organizing paradigm; Effectiveness and Productivity; Productivity; Waste; Project constipation; Lack of coordination; Effectiveness; Project Success; Discussion and implications; Strategic management; Organizational change and learning; Stakeholder management; Conclusion; Chapter 5
The project mode may become a key element in managing global organizationsNew role of the project manager: Visible and visionary management in a virtual world; The knowledge seeking project manager; Toward a shift of paradigm; Conclusion; Chapter 3; Rethinking Project Management in Denmark; Per Svejvig; Abstract; Introduction; Rethinking Project Management; Institutional concepts as mechanism for the rethinking process; Research Method; Coexisting Logics and Future Ideas; Proposal for the Rethinking Process in Denmark; Why rethink?; What to rethink?; Who to rethink?; How to rethink?
Notes Projects and Company Development Orchestration and Energy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Project management.
Form Electronic book
Author Mikkelsen, Hans.
Riis, Jens Ove.
ISBN 8759317132