Towards Strategic Project Management

  • Víctor HermanoEmail author
  • Natalia Martín-Cruz
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Management and Industrial Engineering book series (LNMIE)


This paper focuses on the application of the Dynamic Capabilities framework to Project Management discipline. A review of project management literature illustrates the new project and project managers’ conceptualization and the shift towards a more strategic perspective. Commonalities and overlaps between project management and dynamic capabilities approach are highlighted both from a theoretical and professional point of view. The findings indicate the closeness between project management and dynamic capabilities by creating an integrative framework useful both for top and project managers. Besides, we show the potential benefits of the application of strategic management theories to Project Management.


Project management Strategic management Theoretical framework Dynamic capabilities approach 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.INSISOC Research Group, Department of Business Management and MarketingBusiness School of Universidad de ValladolidValladolidSpain

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