Relevance Lost! : A Critical Review of Project Management Standardisation

@article{Hllgren2012RelevanceL,
  title={Relevance Lost! : A Critical Review of Project Management Standardisation},
  author={Markus H{\"a}llgren and Andreas Nilsson and Tomas Blomquist and Anders S{\"o}derholm},
  journal={International Journal of Managing Projects in Business},
  year={2012},
  volume={5},
  pages={457-485}
}
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to critically analyze the consequences of the diffusion of generic project management knowledge.Design/methodology/approach – This paper is conceptual in its ... 

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