Rethinking Project Management : Researching the actuality of projects

  title={Rethinking Project Management : Researching the actuality of projects},
  author={Svetlana Cicmil and Terry Williams and J. Thomas and Damian Hodgson},
This paper puts forth the somewhat controversial position that what is needed to improve project management in practice is not more research on what should be done or the frequency and/or use of traditional project management practices. We argue that while a great deal is written about traditional project management we know very little about the ‘‘actuality’’ of project based working and management. This paper formulates a research approach that takes seriously practitioner’s lived experience… CONTINUE READING
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