Links the area of project management with critical management perspectives. Recent debates have suggested that the problems inherent in project management in practice (cost overruns, delays etc.) reside in the prescriptive, functionalist and quantitative tradition inherited by project management from the narrow perspective of operations management. This chapter examines these issues focusing on Information Systems project management.
|Title of host publication||Making Projects Critical|
|Number of pages||21|
|Publication status||Published - 2006|
- project management
- information systems
- public sector
Sillince, J., Harindranath, G., Harvey, C., Hodgson, D. (Ed.), & Cicmil, S. (Ed.) (2006). Conflicting rhetorical positions on trust and commitment: Talk-as-action in IS project failure. In Making Projects Critical (pp. 294-315)