Jeffrey K. Pinto

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After completing this chapter, you should be able to: 1. Understand how effective project management contributes to achieving strategic objectives. 2. Recognize three components of the corporate strategy model: formulation, implementation, and evaluation. 3. See the importance of identifying critical project stakeholders and managing them within the context(More)
Chapter One Introduction In late 1990 and early 199 1, a methodological framework was developed for testing technology transfer hypotheses within GIS operational environments. The paper reporting this work was titled "Case Study Research Methods for Geographic Information Systems" (Onsrud, Pinto, and Azad 1992) and drew upon concepts developed by Alan Lee(More)
15 Introduction In the United States, the Federal National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) initiative calls for the development of an " information highway " to connect the variety of spatial data producers and users, including government, private sector, and academic institutions (FGDC 1994). Initiatives on data-sharing mechanisms, infrastructure,(More)
and holds a B.A. in History and a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Maryland. His research interests include the study of project management and the processes by which organizations implement innovations and advanced technologies. author of numerous refereed journal articles, book chapters, and books. His research and consulting(More)
This research investigated goal setting on engineering teams with geographically dispersed members. A survey was designed to measure the Quality of Goal Setting, Goal Commitment, Perceived Task Outcomes, and Perceived Psychosocial Outcomes, all constructs and scales used in previous research on project teams. 82 respondents from 12 virtual teams(More)