eBook Strategic Integration of Social Media into Project Management Practice, 1st Edition

  • Gilbert Silvius
  • Published By: Business Science Reference
  • ISBN-10: 1466698683
  • ISBN-13: 9781466698680
  • DDC: 658.4
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 343 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released June 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016
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Overview

This title is an authoritative reference for the latest research on the benefits and challenges presented by the integration of online social networks in the project development process. It highlights relevant perspectives on team communication, effective collaboration, and stakeholder engagement. It is a valuable resource for project managers, researchers, graduate-level students, and practitioners interested in the innovative uses of social media in professional settings.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgement.
The Opportunity of Social Media.
1: Project Management 2.0: Towards the Renewal of the Discipline.
2: Effects of Social Media on Project Management.
3: Managing Project Communication: Using Social Media for Communication in Projects.
4: Social Media for Project Management.
The Human Factor and Social Media.
5: The Influence of Social Media on Teamwork Aspects: Introduction of a Conceptual Model to Measure the Influence Social Media has on Teamwork.
6: Investigating the Intention to Use Social Media Tools Within Virtual Project Teams.
7: Barriers to Social Media Adoption on Projects.
Tools and Technologies of Social Media.
8: Analyzing the Landscape of Social Media.
9: Social Media Use within Project Teams: Practical Application of Social Media on Projects.
10: An Integrated Approach to Collaborative Learning in Projects.
11: ‘Smart’ Project Management: Smartphone ‘Apps’ for Project Management.
Cases and Applications.
12: Developing a Social Media Communication Plan.
13: Projects without Email, Is that Possible?.
14: From Reactive to Proactive Use of Social Media in Emergency Response: A Critical Discussion of the Twitcident Project.
15: Using Twitter for Collaborative Student and Project Manager Learning: Reflections from a UK Pilot Project.
16: Social Media Applications Promote Constituent Involvement in Government Management.
Conclusion.
17: Social Project Management?.
18: Inside the Project Management Institute: Setting up Change Makers for Success Based on Social Connection.
Appendix.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.
Index.
Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgement.
The Opportunity of Social Media.
1: Project Management 2.0: Towards the Renewal of the Discipline.
2: Effects of Social Media on Project Management.
3: Managing Project Communication: Using Social Media for Communication in Projects.
4: Social Media for Project Management.
The Human Factor and Social Media.
5: The Influence of Social Media on Teamwork Aspects: Introduction of a Conceptual Model to Measure the Influence Social Media has on Teamwork.
6: Investigating the Intention to Use Social Media Tools Within Virtual Project Teams.
7: Barriers to Social Media Adoption on Projects.
Tools and Technologies of Social Media.
8: Analyzing the Landscape of Social Media.
9: Social Media Use within Project Teams: Practical Application of Social Media on Projects.
10: An Integrated Approach to Collaborative Learning in Projects.
11: ‘Smart’ Project Management: Smartphone ‘Apps’ for Project Management.
Cases and Applications.
12: Developing a Social Media Communication Plan.
13: Projects without Email, Is that Possible?.
14: From Reactive to Proactive Use of Social Media in Emergency Response: A Critical Discussion of the Twitcident Project.
15: Using Twitter for Collaborative Student and Project Manager Learning: Reflections from a UK Pilot Project.
16: Social Media Applications Promote Constituent Involvement in Government Management.
Conclusion.
17: Social Project Management?.
18: Inside the Project Management Institute: Setting up Change Makers for Success Based on Social Connection.
Appendix.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.
Index.