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Adapting Project Management to Meet This Challenge

  • Mark Kozak-HollandEmail author
  • Chris Procter
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Abstract

Much evidence exists of companies going through business transformations but, there is little contemporary literature on how project management takes a role in this. The authors focus on why and how the business world view operations as the mainstay and not project management. The authors also examine the challenges faced by practitioners in the project management discipline and how it doesn’t equip them well for transformational projects. It explores the gap between project management research and implementation. The discipline lacks a unified theory and established body of research that is widely accepted. Professional Bodies of Knowledge reflect process and technique and rely on practitioners interpreting this knowledge for transformation projects. The authors summarise the significance of learning from historical transformation projects to address the literature gaps.

Keyword

Digital and business transformations 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.StouffvilleCanada
  2. 2.Salford Business SchoolUniversity of SalfordSalfordUK

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