International Journal of Managing Projects in Business: Volume 17 Issue 2


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Project managers: old, grumpy and suspicious or just “once bitten, twice shy?”

James Prater, Konstantinos Kirytopoulos

This research aspires to contribute in the area of exploration of the psychological traits evolving by practitioners within the project management profession. Specifically, it…

Empowering urban sustainability: unveiling the crucial role of project managers in attaining Sustainable Development Goal 11

Alex Opoku, Kelvin Saddul, Georgios Kapogiannis, Godwin Kugblenu, Judith Amudjie

This paper explores project managers' (PMs') role in contributing to and achieving sustainability within construction projects, particularly focusing on Sustainable Development…

How do projects decouple from coercive pressures? A study of decoupling in construction projects

Thayla Zomer, Andy Neely, Paulo Savaget

How organisations interact with and respond to environmental pressures has been a long-term interest of organisational scholars. Still, it remains an under-theorised phenomenon…

Using simulations in project management education – impact on awareness and ability to navigate projects in a sustainable way

Helgi Thor Ingason, Pernille Eskerod

Existing literature points out that conventional educational modes are not sufficiently motivational for students. Concurrently, the contemporary society requires awareness of…

Data analytics for project delivery: unlocking the potential of an emerging field

Yixue Shen, Naomi Brookes, Luis Lattuf Flores, Julia Brettschneider

In recent years, there has been a growing interest in the potential of data analytics to enhance project delivery. Yet many argue that its application in projects is still lagging…

The nexus of project management approaches in sustainable development: innovative behaviors as a mechanism in the Polish financial industry

Katarzyna Piwowar-Sulej, Qaisar Iqbal

Based on the social exchange theory, the aim of the present study is to examine the effects, both direct and indirect (through sustainability-oriented innovative behaviors…

Challenges of scaling agile in large enterprises and implications for project management

Ewa Sońta-Drączkowska, Agnieszka Krogulec

This study seeks to illuminate the managerial tensions inherent in implementing scaled agile (on the organizational, top management, middle management and team levels) and to…

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