International Journal of Managing Projects in Business: Volume 5 Issue 4

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Table of contents - Special Issue: Classics in Project Management: Revisiting the Past, Creating the Future

Guest Editors: Jonas Sderland, Joana Geraldi

Classics in project management: revisiting the past, creating the future

Jonas Söderlund, Joana Geraldi

The purpose of this paper is to argue for the need of continuously revisiting and reformulating the contributions of past research. In particular the focus is on project…

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Gantt charts revisited: A critical analysis of its roots and implications to the management of projects today

Joana Geraldi, Thomas Lechter

The purpose of this paper is to explore a classic tool in project management, which for some has become almost synonymous with project management: the Gantt chart. The Gantt chart…

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PERT, Polaris, and the realities of project execution

Mats Engwall

The general purpose of this paper is to give Sapolsky's classical study of the Polaris Project, written in 1972, the credits it actually earns. In addition, there are two more…

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Project management, interdependencies, and time: Insights from Managing Large Systems by Sayles and Chandler

Jonas Söderlund

The purpose of this paper is to review the content and contributions of the book by Sayles and Chandler entitled Managing Large Systems: Organizations for the Future. The paper…

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Cleland and King: project management and the systems approach

Peter W.G. Morris

The purpose of this paper is to review Cleland and King's Systems Analysis and Project Management, first published in 1968.

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The nature of project management: A reflection on The Anatomy of Major Projects by Morris and Hough

Darren Dalcher

The purpose of this paper is to review the content and contributions of the book by Morris and Hough entitled The Anatomy of Major Projects: A Study of the Reality of Project

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Insights for the governance of large projects: Analysis of Organization Theory and Project Management: Administering Uncertainty in Norwegian Offshore Oil by Stinchcombe and Heimer

Tuomas Ahola, Andrew Davies

The purpose of this paper is to scrutinize the influence of the highly cited Organization Theory and Project Management on consequent project research and to highlight the key…

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Projectification: Midler's footprint in the project management field

Monique Aubry, Sylvain Lenfle

The purpose of this paper is to revisit Christophe Midler's contribution through L'auto qui n'existait pas (The car that did not exist), first published in 1993. The paper…

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Embracing the drifting environment: The legacy and impact of a Scandinavian project literature classic

Markus Hällgren, Mattias Jacobsson, Anders Söderholm

The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview and analysis of the legacy of Christensen and Kreiner's (1991) literally classic Projektledning: att leda och lära i en

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Comments on challenging the rational project environment: The legacy and impact of Christensen and Kreiner's Projektledning i en ofulständig värld

Kristian Kreiner

Kristian Kreiner is one of the co‐authors of Projektledning i en ofulständig värld. The purpose of this paper (commentary) is to reiterate and update a few of the fundamental…

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Dealing with uncertainty in complex projects: revisiting Klein and Meckling

Tim Brady, Andrew Davies, Paul Nightingale

The purpose of this paper is to review the content and contributions of the article by Klein and Meckling entitled “Application of operations research to development decisions”…

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Reflections on Barry W. Boehm's “A spiral model of software development and enhancement”

Andreas Nilsson, Timothy L. Wilson

The purpose of this paper is to review the content, contributions and subsequent developments of the seminal paper by Barry Boehm, “A spiral model of software development and…

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Critical success factors in projects: Pinto, Slevin, and Prescott – the elucidation of project success

Ralf Müller, Kam Jugdev

Few scholars have been cited as frequently as Pinto, Slevin, and Prescott for their contributions to project success and related critical success factors (CSF) in the 1980s…

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Health and safety maturity in project business cultures

Aeli Roberts, John Kelsey, Hedley Smyth, Adam Wilson

The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship between health and safety (H&S) and organisational culture in project business, in particular to explore the validity of…

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Global careerists' identity construction: A narrative study of repeat expatriates and international itinerants

Malin H. Näsholm

The purpose of this paper is to report on a thesis on global careers; a topic relevant to many project managers working internationally. The main purpose of the thesis was to…

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Cover of International Journal of Managing Projects in Business

ISSN:

1753-8378

Online date, start – end:

2008

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open Access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof Nathalie Drouin