Information Technology as a Facilitator of Social Processes in Project Management and Collaborative Work, 1st Edition

  • Timothy C. Bagwell
  • Robert A. Cropf
  • Sheryl L. Foster-Gadkari
  • Published By: Business Science Reference
  • ISBN-10: 1522534725
  • ISBN-13: 9781522534723
  • DDC: 658.4
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 217 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released April 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Project management (PM), as a discipline, has been undergoing an incremental inclusion of theories, techniques, and processes from fields related to organizational behavior. Parallel to this has been the dominance of Information Technology (IT) projects within the field of Project Management. This title provides emerging research that bridges the gap between IT and project management. While highlighting the importance of Information Technology and the social process of work, the readers will learn how project management applies techniques to achieve objectives through IT projects. This book is an important resource for project managers, executives, IT managers, consultants, students, and educators.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Logistics, Operations, and Management Science (ALOMS) Book Series.
Titles in This Series.
Other Frontmatter.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Supporting Creative Learning by Information Communication Technology (ICT) in Project Teams.
2: The Value of Simulation for Learning Project Management.
3: Drivers and Barriers Related to Project Management Software Implementation in Romanian Organizations: A Force Field Analysis.
4: The Importance of Process Improvement in Web-Based Projects.
5: Online Learning: A Collaborative Perspective.
6: Does an Open Source Development Environment Facilitate Conventional Project Management Approaches and Collaborative Work?.
7: The Mythical Lines of Code Metric: A Form of Moral Hazard.
8: Virtual Organizations and IT Project Management.
Compilation of References.
Related References.
About the Contributors.