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The main objective of this research is to propose and present the Open Government Implementation Model (OGIM), which is a stage model that prescribes and guides government agencies on their journey to open government. The OGIM defines four implementation stages and describes the focuses, deliverables, benefits, challenges, best practices, and metrics for(More)
The unprecedented Chinese urbanization leads to massive government-funded construction projects. In most cities, a special project management mode called " Agent Construction Model (ACM) " has been adopted to manage and govern these projects under the same umbrella of administrative standards. The ACM integrates all available government resources to(More)
One groundbreaking way of expediting any construction is to offer contractors a monetary incentive. To be effective, the incentive amount should be larger than the contractor's additional cost (CAC) for expediting construction time. Yet, estimating the CAC poses a major challenge because contractors are reluctant to disclose their profit information. This(More)
The purpose of this paper is to define the process used to develop a parametric estimating model and to explain the use of the model as it allows a non subject matter expert to predict the cost of deployment of a technology-driven project with improved accuracy.The overall objective is to define criteria for organizations to use as a rule of thumb(More)
This paper examines project management research from the perspective of its relationship to allied disciplines in the management field and provides a view of the progress of project management as a research-based academic discipline. This study which is partially funded by the Project Management Institute specifically investigates project management(More)
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